Liaison Office Vienna Intern

  • Contract
  • Vienna
  • Posted 1 month ago

UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Hardship Level (not applicable for home-based)

H (no hardship)

Family Type (not applicable for home-based)


Staff Member / Affiliate Type


Target Start Date


Job Posting End Date

June 16, 2024

Terms of Reference


– graduate or PHD students of political science, economic and social development or international relations
– deep interest in asylum and humanitarian issues
– background in peace and conflict studies desirable
– excellent knowledge of English (spoken and written)
– in order to benefit from an internship with UNHCR, applicants must be able to work fairly independently and are expected to be pro-active and flexible

– Attend relevant external events and prepare summaries of content  
– Supporting information management flows
– Assisting networking efforts for UNHCR concerns with OSCE/UN delegations
– Research and others (depending on the necessity within the Office)

The position
The intern will gain unique knowledge about UNHCR’s global role, capabilities, programs, and impact, and its role in networking/advocacy and outreach in achieving UNHCR’s mandate.


It is a part-time role with a 32 hours per week commitment (4 working days). The successful candidate will be assigned to support the team in Vienna, Austria.

Allowance: Interns who do not receive financial support from an outside party will receive an allowance, currently Euro 1,397/month.

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This position doesn’t require a functional clearance



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