The United Nations Office for Outer Space regularly seeks qualified professionals in a wide range of fields to join us in our efforts to promote international cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space.
Our staff work on the following assignments: providing substantive secretariat services to the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space; providing technical assistance to the Member States in matters concerning space science and technology and space law; and organizing training courses, workshops, seminars and other activities involving capacity building and the applications of space science and technology in areas such as basic space science, basic space technology, human space technology, satellite navigation, remote sensing, disaster management communications, tele-health/tele-medicine, and space law.
For job openings in the United Nations, visit the United Nations Careers Portal
An internship with the United Nations is the ideal start to enter the world of diplomacy and public policy and to gain a first-hand impression of the day-to-day working environment of the United Nations.
UNOOSA offers our interns the chance to work side by side with our staff on many different aspects of our work. We value the work of interns and look for the highest calibre of applicants whilst also providing space for their own personal growth.
Our offices in Vienna, Bonn, and Beijing regularly post temporary job openings for internship opportunities in the United Nations recruitment system. Please be aware that internships with the UN are un-paid.
Current Internship offers:
22-POL-UNOOSA-191123-J-VIENNA, INTERN - Space Law and Policy, Committee, Policy and Legal Affairs Section
22-PUB-UNOOSA-186705-J-VIENNA, INTERN - Disability Inclusion, Space Applications Section
22-HRA-UNOOSA-190510-J-BONN, INTERN - Awareness Raising & Information Management, UN-SPIDER Bonn
22-HRA-UNOOSA-190512-J-BONN, INTERN - Disaster Risk Reduction & Early Warning, UN-SPIDER Bonn
22-HRA-UNOOSA-190513-J-BONN, INTERN - Remote Sensing & GIS, UN-SPIDER Bonn
UNOOSA also offers targeted internships for persons with disabilities.
For more information, please visit https://www.unoosa.org/oosa/en/ourwork/space4personswithdisabilites/internship.html