UNITAR Traineeship in Switzerland 2024

May 30, 2024
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About this Program

The Multilateral Diplomacy Program Unit (MDPU) of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) offers a traineeship program for students and recent graduates seeking professional experience in a multicultural environment. MDPU designs and delivers core diplomacy training, e-Learning courses, special projects, and advisory services. The program offers four-month placements at UNITAR headquarters in Geneva.


  • Applicants can be undergraduate students.
  • Applicants can be graduates.
  • Applicants can be postgraduates.
  • Applicant must be committed to starting the traineeship within two years of graduation.
  • Applicant must have excellent written and oral English language skills.
  • Applicant must be interested in E-learning.
  • Applicants must be committed, responsible, and a good initiator.

Skill Requirements

  • Analytical skills.
  • Research skills.
  • Computer skills.
  • Administrative skills.
  • Organizing skills.

Specialization Areas

  • International relations.
  • Education.
  • History.
  • Law.
  • Political science.
  • Languages.


For selected individuals:

  • Applicants will be given 900 CHF monthly.
  • Applicants will be able to translate strategic vision into actionable objectives.
  • Applicants will be able to work in a team.
  • Applicants will be able to take the initiative without any hesitation.
  • Applicants will be able to propose ways to contribute to UNITAR’s mission.
  • Applicants will be able to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Applicants will be able to develop a professional network with fellows and United Nations staff.

Program Duration

The duration of the traineeship is four months, that will be traineeship mode in-person, under the organization, United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • 400 words Personal Statement 
  • Academic Transcripts 
  • Recommendation Letter
  • ID Photo

How to Apply

Application Deadline

Application Deadline is on the 2nd of June 2024.

For more information, you could go to the Official Website.

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