Internships

UNHCR Northern Europe offers internships regularly throughout the year. These internships are based in Stockholm, Sweden and Vilnius, Lithuania. Internships with us give you insight into how UNHCR operates and provides you with the opportunity to gain practical experience in an international organisation.

Structure: 

  • Internships last from four to six months
  • Internships are unpaid
  • Internships are open for applications throughout the whole year
  • UNHCR cannot assist with the search for funding or accommodation
  • Applicants who can stay for longer periods are prioritised

Requirements:

  • Good knowledge of the Northern Europe region (covering Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden)
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Working proficiency in one or more of the languages in our region (i.e.: Danish, Estonian, Finnish, Icelandic, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian and Swedish)
  • Specific requirements detailed by the working unit (Protection, Communication & Public Information or External Relations)