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UNAIDS Announces Internship Program for 2023 (Paid Internships)

Internship opportunity, lasting from 2 to 6 months open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

The UNAIDS Internship for 2023 is currently accepting applications from individuals worldwide, with a special emphasis on candidates from UN member countries. This internship opportunity, lasting from 2 to 6 months, is open to both undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent Bachelor's, Master's, and PhD graduates.

UNAIDS, short for The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, leads global efforts to achieve the shared vision of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination, and zero AIDS-related deaths. UNAIDS brings together 11 UN organizations, including UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP, UNDP, UNFPA, UNODC, UN Women, ILO, UNESCO, WHO, and the World Bank.

- Organization: UNAIDS

- Program Type: Student and Graduate Internship

- Program Location: Various

- Program Duration: 2 to 6 months

- Available Slots: Several

- Basic Qualifications: Students/Graduates

- Nationality: UN Member States

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for this UNAIDS Internship opportunity, candidates must:

- Possess a valid passport/ID from a WHO/UNAIDS Member State.

- Be at least 20 years of age at the time of application.

- Be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or postgraduate degree program at a recognized educational institution, OR have completed a degree within the past year.

- Have a working knowledge of at least one of WHO/UNAIDS's official languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, or Spanish).

- Not have previously participated in UNAIDS' internship program.

- Exhibit the listed abilities to meet contractual terms and conditions, including teamwork, effective communication, knowledge application, initiative, innovation, ownership, and productivity.

Contractual Terms and Conditions:

- Ability to work effectively in teams and adapt to team dynamics.

- Clear and convincing communication, both verbally and in writing.

- Continuous learning and improvement.

- Initiative and enthusiasm in work, time management, and quality results.

- Innovation and a service-oriented approach.

- Ownership of responsibilities, productivity, commitment fulfillment, and responsible resource usage.

Internship Benefits:

- UNAIDS offers a stipend to support interns' living expenses.

- Interns receive general medical illness, accident, and emergency illness coverage insurance.


Interested candidates can apply via UNAIDS's e-Recruitment website at:

The website provides detailed instructions for the online application process. Applications from individuals living with HIV, as well as from women and nationals of underrepresented member states, are particularly encouraged.



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