UNU-INWEH Internship Programme 2017 in Canada

Are you a recent graduate or enrolled in a graduate program? Are you interested in making a difference in environmental research and policy?
Do you have a commitment towards addressing issues of international importance related to water, environment and health? If so, then the UNU-INWEH Internship Programme could be for you!
UNU-INWEH interns have come from Canada, France, India, Mali, Mexico, Pakistan, the United Kingdom, the USA, and elsewhere.
UNU-INWEH provides interns a chance to work in an international environment and experience first-hand the operations of the United Nations. In this volunteer program, interns interact with staff members and contribute towards UN water research and training projects conducted in developing countries.


  • Applicant should have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree in an area relevant to UNU-INWEH’s field of work.
  • Excellent spoken and written knowledge of English (certification is required, see official link). Knowledge of other UN languages is an asset.
  • The ability to use office-related software (Microsoft Office) and hardware (PC environment) is required.
  • An awareness of the many facets of the multicultural world and a commitment to international public service are essential. Applicants are expected to adapt to an international and multicultural environment. They should demonstrate good communication skills and show initiative and flexibility
  • The duration of an internship must be a minimum of three months (full-time).
  • All applications must provide proof of insurance coverage for the entire period of their internship.
  • Applicants should apply to the UNU-INWEH Internship Programme only if they fulfill the minimum criteria and qualifications.
  • Pakistan is an eligible region for the internship