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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 enrolled in a recognized university or graduated in the last six months.

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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 provide your recent university record, ie: proof of enrolment or degree, as well as course transcripts.
  • Duration and stipend

    WFP's internships normally last between two and eight months. WFP contributes to your internship with a stipend that is connected to the specific duty station. The maximum amount is US$1000 per month.
  • Medical insurance

    Before you start your internship with WFP, you will be asked for a proof of medical insurance.
  • Travel, accommodation & visa

    You will be responsible for organizing and paying for your travel and accommodation arrangements, however WFP will reimburse travel tickets for candidates who are nationals of developing countries and are pursuing their studies in their home country. It is your responsibility to organize a visa for your internship and cover related costs. WFP can support you with the required documents.

Our interns in action

Seeing both sides of WFP