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FAO Paid Internship Programme 2024 – FAO Members

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Bachelor Degree, Master Degree
Different Nationalities
Male, Female, Both

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FAO Paid Internship Programme 2024 – FAO Members

Applications for the FAO Paid Internship Programme 2024  are open to all nationals of FAO members. Both males and females are eligible for this scholarship. This internship program is for Undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a bona fide educational institution. This Internship is provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The duration of the program is 3-11 months. The deadline for this Internship is not available yet. Read the article for more information about this FAO Internship.

The Internship Programme is a learning opportunity aimed at attracting 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 Internship Programme provides selected students, enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree programme or recent graduates, with the opportunity to supplement their academic knowledge with a practical work experience in a field related to the work of FAO. It will enable them to gain a better understanding of FAO’s mandate and programmes. At the same time, the Programme provides FAO with the assistance of qualified individuals specializing in relevant fields in connection to FAO’s Strategic Framework and UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Details about FAO Paid Internship Programme 2024

  • Degree: Undergraduate and graduate
  • Provider: FAO
  • Duration: 3-11 months
  • Gender: Male and females
  • Deadline: N/A

Requirements of FAO Paid Internship Programme 2024

  • Nationality: candidates must be nationals of FAO Members.
  • Education: candidates must be students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree programme in a bona fide educational institution at the time of application, or recent graduates.
  • Languages: candidates must have a working knowledge of at least one FAO official language (English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese or Russian). Knowledge of a second FAO official language will be considered an asset.
  • Age: Candidates should be aged between 21 and 30 at the start of their internship (i.e. internship should start before the candidate turns 31).
  • Skills: candidates should be able to adapt to an international multicultural environment, have good communication skills and be knowledgeable in the use of basic computer programmes.
  • Residence/Visa status: candidates should have appropriate residence or immigration status in the country of assignment prior to the start of the internship assignment.
  • Family relation: candidates with family members (defined as brother, sister, mother, or father) employed by FAO under any type of contract are not eligible for the Internship Programme.

Benefits of FAO Paid Internship Programme 2024

  • Candidates will receive a monthly stipend of approximately $700.
  • Gain Practical Experience
  • Global Reach: The program has a global reach and operates in several countries worldwide. This enables participants to gain a broad perspective on global food security and agriculture and make a difference in communities across the globe.
  • Flexibility: The program is flexible and can accommodate participants with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and interests. It offers a range of assignments related to research, policy development, communications, and other areas related to food security and agriculture.

Application Process for FAO Paid Internship Programme 2024

  • Visit the FAO’s official website and search for internship vacancies that match your interests and qualifications.
  • Review the internship requirements, including eligibility criteria and application documents.
  • Prepare the required documents, including a CV, cover letter, academic transcripts, language certificates, letters of recommendation, and identification documents.
  • Submit your application through the online application portal provided on the FAO’s official website. Make sure to complete all sections of the application form and upload all required documents.
  • After submitting your application, you will receive a confirmation email acknowledging receipt of your application.
  • The selection process may include a written test and/or an interview, which will be communicated to shortlisted candidates.
  • If selected, you will receive an offer letter and further instructions on how to prepare for the internship.


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