Applications open for the UN Tourism Internship Programme

The World Tourism Organization (UN Tourism) is the United Nations agency tasked with promoting responsible, sustainable, and universally accessible tourism. Positions within UN Tourism are filled through a rigorous competitive selection process that considers candidates’ academic qualifications, international experience, language skills, and other relevant factors.

Employment Terms at UN Tourism

Our aim is to foster both personal and professional development among our staff members.

We provide an appealing and competitive remuneration package.

To ease your transition into UN Tourism, we offer valuable information on service conditions and assist with your integration into the UN Tourism Secretariat. Newly hired staff undergo an induction training to help them acclimate to their new work environment swiftly.

Global Healthcare
Our staff members and service contract holders benefit from comprehensive medical insurance coverage, including global medical and dental expenses.

Annual Leave
Staff members are entitled to up to 30 days of annual leave per year, ensuring a work-life balance essential for rejuvenation.

Retirement Benefits
Organization staff are part of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund, while service contract holders have specific provisions for their pension contributions.

Tax-Free Salaries in Spain
Staff members typically enjoy tax-free salaries in Spain, exempt from national income taxes.

UN Tourism Internship Programme’

In order to be eligible for the UN Tourism Internship Programme, individuals must be currently enrolled in a university programme or have recently completed one. While interns will not receive a salary from UN Tourism, they may be eligible for a monthly stipend of EUR 500 to cover transportation expenses. It is mandatory for interns to have an all-risk insurance that is valid for the entire duration of the internship. If necessary, the Organization may provide assistance with obtaining a visa, but interns are responsible for all other aspects of their stay at the duty station during the internship period.

Develop your skills and gain practical experience. Make a global impact on tourism. We embrace diversity.

UN Tourism may consider accepting interns based on their qualifications and the needs of the Organization’s work programme. Generally, internship applications are kept on file by UN Tourism for a maximum of one year from the date of submission. Candidates who wish to be considered for inclusion in the roster of interns should complete the application form provided below.

Please be aware that UN Tourism only accepts applications submitted through our web-based system. Applications sent through other means, such as post or email, or those received after the specified deadline for each employment opportunity, will not be considered.

Please note that we will not acknowledge receipt of applications, and any further communication will be initiated by UN Tourism. visit the official website to apply

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