Current vacanciesJPO opportunities | Internship programme

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is now hiring expert practitioners for the following assignments.

Current vacancies

Note: UN Women is launching a new recruitment system in 2017. As part of the pilot, some new vacancies will be posted to the new system. Applicants may access the new system by clicking the button below:

UN Women vacancies
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UN Women will continue to simultaneously use the UNDP recruitment system to advertise vacancies until the transition to the new recruitment system has been completed. These vacancies are listed in the box below. For applications to vacancies posted on the UNDP system, a UN Women Personal History Form (P11) must be completed and attached as part of the online application in place of the CV/résumé.


Junior Professional Officer (JPO) opportunities

The JPO Programme is a donor-funded programme that provides professionals from donor countries an opportunity to gain experience in an international organization. Interested candidates should contact the relevant agencies in their respective countries directly. Please do not contact UN Women about these opportunities. For more information about the JPO Programme and how to apply, visit the JPO Service Centre.

Internship programme

The UN Women internship programme offers a small group of outstanding graduate-level students currently enrolled in a master’s, post-master’s or doctorate programme the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to UN Women’s work. It is designed to complement women’s development-oriented studies with practical experience in various aspects of multilateral technical cooperation, but also complements other international studies, including law. Read more »