Internships with the UN Global Compact

The UN Global Compact offers internship opportunities in its New York office. The UN Global Compact pursues two complementary objectives:

Making the UN Global Compact and its principles part of business strategy and operations everywhere; and
Facilitating cooperation among key stakeholders by promoting partnerships and other collective action in support of UN goals.


Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree programme (bachelors or second university degree, or higher) at the time of application and during the internship; or
Under some circumstances, applicants may have graduated within less than one year to commence a UN internship.
Learn more about the eligibility criteria for internships with UN headquarters.

How to Apply

Those interested in pursuing an internship with the UN Global Compact must submit an online application at the UN Careers website.

Scroll down to the bottom of the homepage to the β€œSearch Job Openings” section and select β€œInternship” under the Category field, and β€œNew York” under the Duty Station field. Click on the Search button. This will lead you to a list of various internship openings. You will need to search for the UN Global Compact internship by Job Opening ID Number.

The Global Compact Internship Job Opening Number is 96988. Candidates are strongly recommended to pay attention to the job opening number to make sure that their applications reach the UN Global Compact Office.

Application Deadline
The application deadlines for upcoming sessions are as below:

Fall 2018 (October to December 2018): Applications accepted from 14 May 2018 to 17 August 2018.

Due to the large number of applications received, only accepted interns will be notified a few weeks before the beginning of the session or within 4 weeks after each session’s application deadline.

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