United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) in Ontario, Canada provides interns a chance to work in an international environment and experience first-hand the operations of the United Nations. In this volunteer program, interns interact with staff members and contribute towards UN water research and training projects conducted in developing countries.
- Candidates should obtain Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in an area relevant to UNU-INWEH’s field of work;
- Excellent spoken and written English and knowledge of other UN languages is an asset;
- Applicants should demonstrate good communication skills and show initiative and flexibility.
Internship start-dates are defined on the basis of the respective programme/project requirements. Interns are expected to work full time and will be provided office space and facilities as appropriate for their work. UNU-INWEH does not offer any financial assistance for the internship and all candidates are required to indicate means of support for the duration of the internship.