Career Opportunities

Internships at the UNIDO ITPO Germany

Update: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the internship program is currently suspended.

General Information

ITPO Germany offers eligible students and recent graduates the opportunity to gain experience in international economics and development, with a specific focus on investment mobilization and technology transfer. The ideal candidate is a curious and motivated person with a keen interest and first work experience in one or more of the focus sectors of UNIDO ITPO Germany.

Internship tasks include the preparation of fairs and events, business-to-business cooperation, sector-specific research, communication tasks (incl. technical reports, concept notes, social media), and also administrative support (e.g., procurement, travel management, office management).

An internship can begin at any time during the year and should ideally last six months. Shorter internship periods may be possible upon request.

The intern is required to hold a valid health/accident insurance coverage during his/her internship.

Required qualifications:

Eligibility: Recent graduates or current students, who are enrolled in a graduate school program or have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies in a field relevant to or of interest to the work of the organization. Graduates, who graduated no more than one year before the start of the internship, might also apply.

Study subjects: Economics, Political Sciences, Development Studies, International Affairs or any related subject.

Language skills: Fluency in German and English, knowledge in French, Spanish or any other UN language would be an asset.

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and interest in sustainable economic development with a focus on the areas of work of UNIDO ITPO Germany
  • Prior work experience/internships in a related field (international or national development organization, company, government institution)
  • Prior experience in developing countries or emerging economies is a plus
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook


Application process

To apply, kindly send a letter of motivation, CV, and relevant certificates to itpo.germany@unido.org. Please send all attachments in PDF format. We do not encourage including a photograph of yourself in your application.

ITPO Germany values diversity and is committed to building an inclusive working environment for colleagues of all backgrounds. We encourage all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply and become part of the organization.

For further information on internships at UNIDO Headquarters in Vienna, Austria, or UNIDO field offices, please have a look at the UNIDO website: https://www.unido.org/resources-employment/internship

Job Openings at the UNIDO ITPO Germany

There are no vacancies at the moment.