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Start your humanitarian experience

The World Food Programme is always looking for talented, motivated and enthusiastic students from around the world. An internship at WFP is a great opportunity to acquire practical work experience while contributing to the goal of reaching Zero Hunger.

Find an internship

Am I eligible for an internship?

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    Currently enroled in university (or equivalent) or graduated in the last year

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    Completed at least 2 years of undergraduate studies

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    Motivated, team player and open to new challenges

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    Working knowledge of English (other UN languages are a plus)

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    Interested in learning and taking a first step in the humanitarian sector

Keep in mind

  • University record

    Once you are chosen for an internship with WFP, please be prepared to send in a recent university record.

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  • Duration and stipend

    WFP's internships normally last between two and six months. WFP contributes to your internship with a stipend that is connected to the specific duty station. The maximum amount is US$700 per month.

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  • Medical insurance

    Before you start your internship with WFP, you will be asked for a proof of medical insurance.

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  • Travel, accommodation & visa

    You will be responsible to organize and pay for your travel and accommodation arrangements. It is also your responsibility to organize a visa for your internship and cover related costs. WFP can support you with the required documents.

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Our interns in action

Seeing both sides of WFP