The Graduate Study Programme application to take place at the United Nations Office at Geneva is still ongoing.
How to apply
Interested postgraduate students interested in the 2019 Graduate Study Programme ( The 53rd Graduate Study Programme ) must submit their application online before the deadline date of 27 February 2019. No applications will be accepted after this date.
The application form is to be filled online, accompanied by a letter of recommendation (in English or French only) from a university or governmental authority, proof of enrollment in a Masters degree programme (or equivalent) and university diplomas obtained.
Please note that incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration.
Successful candidates will be asked to provide a medical certificate attesting good health and proof of medical insurance coverage in Switzerland at the time of the internship. Applications from those already employed full time professionally cannot be considered. Participants are prohibited from applying for employment with the United Nations during their internship and in the six-month period immediately following the programme.
Candidates are notified of the selection committee’s decision by mid-April 2019. Participation in the programme is free. The United Nations does not make any financial contribution towards the travel costs and residential expenses of participants. Governments or universities may offer grants to selected candidates. Candidates should seek advice from their universities on this point as for Cameroonians, the Ministry of higher Education can be contacted concerning the grants.
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