Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) RAF Internship


FAO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality, background and culture. Qualified applicants and eligible citizens from unrepresented and underrepresented member states and persons with disabilities are encouraged to advance this call. The Food and Agriculture Organization does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, and any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment and discrimination. All requests will be treated with the strictest confidence.

Details about the Internship:

  • Job Posting: 18 / Jan / 2021.
  • Closure Date: 09 / Aug / 2021, 12:59:00 AM.
  • Duration: From 3 months to 11 months.
  • Location: various location around the world.

Roles and responsibilities:

The intern will perform the jobs specified in the Terms of Reference (TOR) prepared by the Employment Office prior to the start of the assignment.

FAO Core Competencies:

  • Academic related study is in one of the vacuums of the organization.
  • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement.
  • Building Effective Relationships.
  • Technical / functional skills.
  • Communication.
  • Results Focus.
  • Teamwork.

Technical focus:

The intern will be assigned to different fields of work according to his personal profile and the needs of the organization.

Organizational preparation:

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger and to achieve food security for all and make sure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. With over 194 member states, FAO works in over 130 countries worldwide. We believe that everyone can play a part in ending hunger. The Internship Program of Human Resources aims to attract talented young women and men who are strongly motivated to share their new perspectives, innovative ideas and latest research experience in FAO’s domains.


The Program provides a learning opportunity to the participants to supplement their academic knowledge with a practical work assignment in a field related to the work of FAO. Through the FAO internship experience, interns will contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and FAO Strategic Objectives to achieve Zero Hunger World – SDG2.

Key FAO messages:

  • The Sustainable Development Goals offer a vision of a fairer, more prosperous, peaceful and sustainable world in which no one is left behind.
  • In food – the way it is grown, produced, consumed, traded, transported, stored and marketed – lies the fundamental connection between people and the planet.
  • Without rapid progress in reducing and eliminating hunger and malnutrition by 2030.
  • The battle to end hunger and poverty must be principally fought in rural areas.
  • It is possible to eradicate hunger by 2030.
  • There are more people to feed with less water, farmland and biodiversity. But the world produces enough food for all.
  • FAO is well positioned to support countries in achieving the sustainable. Development Goals, most of which are related to FAO’s work. We cannot afford to miss the opportunity of becoming the Generation Zero Hunger.

Information for applicants:

  • All applications will be reviewed and only eligible applicants will be contacted for interviews by the Employment Office and contacted again, if identified.
  • Candidates who have previously undertaken an internship at FAO, will not be eligible for another internship.
  • FAO pays a monthly stipend to interns if they are not sponsored by sending universities or other entities.

How to apply:

To apply, visit the recruitment website at Jobs at FAO and complete your online profile. We strongly recommend that your profile is accurate, complete and includes your employment records, academic qualifications and language skills.

Once your profile is completed, please apply and submit your application.
Incomplete applications will not be considered

Only applications received through the FAO recruitment portal will be considered;

We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline date.

If you need help, or have queries, please contact: [email protected]


Good luck

  1. Alaa Musa Omer says

    Am a vet and a volunteer too. Am Sudanese . I would like to attend such programs .I really want to try some new ways whit different thoughts in helping others . lefting the levels of general awareness towards the section of live stock in the poor productive families in White Nile State.

    1. Høséin Mùstäfä says

      great good luck
      make a strong CV to join those organizations I am sure you will make more progress

  2. Marwa youssif says

    Do you help me

    1. Høséin Mùstäfä says

      of course

  3. Nafisa says

    الريد ان إدريس هذة الكورسات

  4. MarwaEetaiffMohammedSaeed says

    I like training inworld health orgenazation

  5. Jasmine Ali says

    I hope to join like this program In helping others to improve best world for all

  6. Alzami Adam Issa Mohammed says

    My name is alzaki adam issa iam graduated frome alneelain university colage of agricultueral technoloy. Department of food technology.
    I am graduated in 2018.
    I want try to join with you and may help the cociety and more poepls.
    Thank you so much.

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