Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) REU 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.
  • Organizational Unit: Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (REU), Sub-regional / Country / Liaison Offices under REU.
  • Job Type: Internship.
  • Type of Requisition: Internship Program.
  • Grade Level: N / A.
  • Primary Location: Various Locations.
  • Duration: From 3 months to 11 months.
  • Post Number: N / A.

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.

Technical Focus:

The intern will be assigned to different fields of work according to his / her profile and to 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.

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.

Technical / Functional Skills:

  • Relevant academic study in one of the fields of the Organization.
    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.

Candidates will be evaluated according to the following requirements:

  • Candidates must specialize in a field relevant to the mission and work of FAO.
  • Working knowledge of at least one FAO language (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian or Spanish).
  • Knowledge of a second FAO language will be considered an asset.
  • Be nationals of FAO Member Nations.
  • Candidates should be aged between 21 and 30.
  • Candidates should be able to adapt to an international multicultural environment and have good communication skills.
  • Candidates with family members (defined as brother, sister, mother or father) employed by FAO under any type of contractual arrangement are not eligible for the Internship Program.
  • Candidates should have appropriate residence or immigration status in the proposed duty station prior to the start of the internship assignment.

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]


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