UNHCR protection officer Batyr Sapbyiev helps a mother and child towards the waiting buses at Moldova’s Palanca border crossing. © UNHCR/Mihai Eremia

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, takes the lead in protecting people forced to flee wars and persecution around the world, providing life-saving aid including shelter, food, and water to ensure their basic safety, rights, and dignity. With 18,879 women and men working in 137 countries, we work tirelessly to make a difference in the lives of 89.3 million forcibly displaced people worldwide.

International Opportunities 

At UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, our dedicated staff take the lead in protecting and advocating for people forced to flee wars and persecution around the world.
Almost all international vacancies are advertised on the UNHCR online recruitment platform, and new opportunities are regularly added.

See our Application and selection page to learn more about how to apply, the recruitment process, and tips from our HR team on your application.


Local Opportunities

We are looking for talented, motivated and passionate individuals to join our team in the Republic of Moldova.

Temporary Assignment: Human Settlement Planning Associate

Internship Opportunity: Protection Intern (Roma Refugees)