Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) 2023 Internship Programme

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) 2023 Internship Programme

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) 2023 Internship Programme

Deadline: 01 January 2023

Applications for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) 2022 Internship Programme are currently open. Submit straight away! The Internship Programme 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 is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality, background and culture. Qualified female applicants, nationals of non-and under-represented Members and person with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Additionally applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality

Through the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) 2022 Internship Programme, interns will contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and FAO’s Strategic Framework to support the 2030 Agenda through the transformation to MORE efficient, inclusive, resilient and sustainable agri-food systems for better production, better nutrition, a better environment, and a better life, leaving no one behind.

  • Reporting Lines: The intern will report to an assigned supervisor.
  • Technical Focus: The intern will be assigned to different fields of work according to his/her profile and to the needs of the Organization.
  • Tasks and responsibilities: The intern will perform the functions specified in the Terms of Reference (TOR) prepared by the hiring office before the beginning of the assignment.


Candidates will be assessed against the following requirements

  • Enrolled in an under-graduate, graduate degree programme in a “bona fide” educational institution at the time of application or recent graduate. FAO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed at http://
  • 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 Programme.
  • To apply, visit the recruitment website at Jobs at FAO and complete your online profile. They strongly recommend that your profile is accurate, complete and includes your employment records, academic qualifications and language skills.
  • You are requested to attach a letter of motivation, the evidence of attendance in a recognized university or copy of your academic qualifications to the online profile.
  • Once your profile is completed, apply and submit your application through the FAO recruitment portal. Only applications received through the FAO recruitment portal will be considered.
  • Your application will be screened based on the information provided on your online profile.

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