Employment

WARNING TO APPLICANTS
The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training or any other fees). The United Nations does not concern itself with information on bank accounts. Visit the United Nations Human Resources Employment Scams page for more information on various schemes and scams.

United Nations Human Resources Management
For information on employment opportunities with the United Nations, please visit the United Nations Human Resources page and click on ‘Vacancies’ to view posts currently available.

Young Professionals Programme
The United Nations is seeking highly qualified nationals of certain countries for employment in order to achieve greater geographical balance of its professional staff. Information about this annual exam including the list of countries participating in this year’s exam is available at https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=NCE.

Junior Professional Officer (JPO) Programme
The Junior Professional Officer (JPO) Programme provides young professionals pursuing a career in development with hands-on experience in multi-lateral technical co-operation. Please visit the JPO Service Centre site for more information.

United Nations Volunteers
Close to 8,500 qualified, experienced and committed women and men of 170 nationalities serve each year as United Nations volunteers in over 140 countries, working in key areas such as poverty reduction, crisis recovery, elections support, governance and HIV/AIDS. Visit the United Nations Volunteer site to learn how to become a United Nations volunteer.

Internships at United Nations Headquarters (New York)
For information about the overall format of the programme, eligibility criteria and conditions of Internships at Headquarters, visit the UN Human Resources page at https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=IP.