Work with Us

UNHCR welcomes all forms of support – large or small.

You can support UNHCR’s work in many different ways, depending on your interests and the available opportunities. Sharing your time and talents to support UNHCR’s work is a significant contribution, irrespective of whether you dedicate an hour, a day, a few months, a decade, or even longer.

Working with UNHCR is a unique opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of refugees and other displaced people around the globe.

UNHCR Egypt advertises both employment and internship opportunities throughout the year. The possibilities of your involvement with UNHCR should not be limited to the operation in Egypt. Your active involvement in other parts of the world is equally important.

This section seeks to provide as many opportunities as possible to those of you who want to get directly involved with UNHCR’s work. It includes current vacancies for employment and internships with UNHCR Egypt as well as other UNHCR operations across the globe.

To explore the different kinds of opportunities that UNHCR offers, please visit the pages below:

Job Opportunities


If you want to contribute to UNHCR’s important work protecting refugees and other displaced people, and you meet the requirements, Egypt provides a unique environment in which to work with refugees and asylum-seekers in an urban environment.

Current Opportunities

All available vacancies at UNHCR Egypt are advertised on this page. Please check back regularly to see if new opportunities have become available.

Working for UNHCR can be as challenging as it is extremely rewarding. UNHCR is always looking for new talent.


UNHCR Egypt offers internships regularly throughout the year. These internships are based in Cairo and Alexandria. Internships with us give you insight into how UNHCR operates and provides you with the opportunity to gain practical experience in an international organisation.


  • Working knowledge of the refugees and asylum-seekers in the Middle East and North Africa
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Working proficiency in Arabic desired
  • Specific requirements detailed by the working unit (Protection or External Relations)