Junior professionals

Programmes and positions

Many UN organisations have programmes for junior professionals that provide unique, entry-level opportunities to start a career in the UN.

Swiss JPO positions

JPO positions funded by the Swiss government give Swiss nationals another opportunity to embark on a long-term career with the UN.

UN Youth Volunteers Programme

A UN Youth Volunteer assignment is considered highly and may be your start to a career in the larger sector of international cooperation.


UN internships provide you with a firsthand impression of the daily working environment of the UN and complement your studies.

Current vacancies

One open position at the moment.

UNYV - Intake 2018

Swiss graduates who want to start a career in international cooperation will enjoy the UN Youth Volunteers Programme. The application period is closed!