ESCWA Internship Program 2023
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia ESCWA Internship Program is now open for applications from eligible and motivated candidates from across the globe who wish to enroll for Graduates & Postgraduates degrees for the 2023/2024 session.
This internship program is organized by ESCWA and its location is at United Nations regional commission. The program’s goals are to make it possible for graduate and postgraduate students from a variety of academic backgrounds to be assigned to ESCWA, where they can gain practical work experience in the economic, social, and administrative fields, enhance their educational experience, become familiar with the operations of a regional United Nations commission, and offer ESCWA the assistance of qualified students with a range of professional specialties. This program is eligible to Graduates & Postgraduates.
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for West Asia is one of five regional commissions under the jurisdiction of the United Nations Economic and Social Council. The role of the Commission is to promote economic and social development of Western Asia through regional and sub regional cooperation and integration. The Commission is composed of 20 member states, all from the regions of North Africa and the Middle East. The Commission works closely with the divisions of the Headquarters in New York and United Nations specialized agencies, as well as with international and regional organizations. Some of its regional partners include: the League of Arab States, the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. It was founded on the 9th of August 1973.
The program also provides ESCWA with the assistance in the implementation of its program by availing itself of the services of outstanding young students and professionals in fields relevant to our work, such as agriculture, computer science, demography, economics, energy, engineering, environment, finance, international relations, journalism, mass media, political economy, public administration, sociology, statistics and translation and terminology.
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) Internship Program is in no way connected with selection for employment at the United Nations and, as per applicable United Nations policy, there is no expectancy of employment following an internship.
Internship Location: United Nations regional commission
Internship Duration: 6 Months
Available Slot: Several
Basic Qualifications: Graduates & Postgraduates
Nationality: All Nationalities
Requirement and Eligibility Criteria for ESCWA Internship Program 2023:
- Applicants must be enrolled in, or have completed, a graduate school program (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or
- Applicants must be enrolled in, or have completed, the final academic year of a first university degree program (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent).
- Applicants must be computer literate in standard software applications;
- Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and
- Have a demonstrated ability to interact successfully with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, and a willingness to accommodate differing opinions and views.
Application Procedures for the 2023/2024 ESCWA Internship Program (how to apply):
Candidates interested in the ESCWA Internship Program can visit http://careers.un.org/professional fields.
There is no expectation of employment following an internship, per the applicable United Nations policy, and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) Internship Program is in no way associated with selection for employment at the United Nations.
Application Deadline: Not Specified
For more information about this opportunity, Visit the Official Website.