United Nations Associate Expert Programme
This Programme offers young professionals who are graduates from universities or institutions of higher education an opportunity to acquire professional experience in the technical cooperation of the United Nations Secretariat.How to Apply
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UNLIREC forms part of the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and is headquartered in Lima, Peru. Its main function is to translate the commitments of Member States in the field of disarmament, arms control and WMD non-proliferation into action in the field. The activities of UNLIREC cover 33 countries in Central and South America and the Caribbean.
Objective of UNLIREC’s Internship Programme
The objective of the internship is to give students a first-hand impression of the day-to-day working environment and mandate of UNLIREC. Students will have the opportunity to engage directly with outstanding and inspiring career professionals and work towards advancing the UN peace and security agenda through practical disarmament, arms control and non-proliferation activities in the region.
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Typical work-related tasks may include:
Requirements for eligibility
Eligible students must:
Note:Certain internships may be conducted ex situ (for students pursuing an interest in translation work, specialized research project, etc.).
How to Apply
Deadlines for applications are:
January - June placements:
July - December placements:
Note: Applications on a rolling basis will be considered for students whose academic calendar is not based on a semester system.