Internships

External Relations Internship with UNHCR

UNHCR Ireland invites applications for a full time Internship with the External Relations unit.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to learn about UNHCR’s work and mandate at the international level, in the EU and in Ireland. They will also receive on-the-job training and complete self-study modules.

The deadline for applications is midnight on Monday 12 December 2016 and the internship will commence on Monday 16 January 2017.

For more information on how to apply, please click here

General Information

The duration of internships normally last six months. Internships are offered depending on the availability of meaningful assignments and the needs and capacity of the office to receive and supervise interns. UNHCR Ireland usually advertises these positions to law schools and media schools, as well as on its website. Continue to check this page from time to time.

The kind of work interns are offered depends on UNHCR requirements as well as the qualifications and interests of the applicant. Most interns work on a project which will benefit both them and UNHCR, in fields such as refugee protection (legal), international relations, administration and public affairs.

Applications for internships with UNHCR Ireland can be submitted directly to the office on foot of an advertisement. Applications for internships with UNHCR outside Ireland must be submitted through UNHCR's online applications link.

More information on internships can be accessed on UNHCR's main international website.