United Nations Internship Programme In Switzerland

Internships are intended to increase interns’ understanding of current human rights issues at the international level and give them an insight into the work of the United Nations and OHCHR in particular, as well as providing OHCHR and the United Nations Human Rights mechanisms with the assistance and contribution of outstanding young students or recent graduates.

Interns will be involved in: researching human rights issues, drafting analytical papers and reports, providing substantive and technical services at meetings, backstopping fact-finding and technical cooperation activities as well as field operations, and supporting other OHCHR activities, depending on the exigencies of the Office.

Main criteria

  • Be enrolled in a graduate school program (for a second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree program (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
  • Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation;
  • Fluent in English.

Please note, that internship is not funded, applicants should be able to cover the costs of travel, accommodation, as well as living expenses of the internship.


Find out more.

Share this post

Interested in co-operating with us?

We are open to co-operation from writers and businesses alike. You can reach us on our email at cooperations@youth-time.eu and we will get back to you as quick as we can.

Where to next?

ELTons Innovation Awards 2021

Professionals in English language education around the world – educators, leaders, publishers, project managers, writers and authors – are invited to apply for the prestigious, international awards that celebrate new…