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Short-Term Contracts

Many organizations offer short-term employment opportunities and recruit for specific technical expertise or to fill temporary staffing gaps. These positions are often less than one year in duration and the recruitment and selection process is typically less cumbersome than applying to internationally advertised professional posts. Additionally, these short-term opportunities can be a great avenue for exploring further career possibilities. Click on the links below to view current short-term opportunities offered by the following organizations:

Organization Headquarters
Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) Vienna, Austria
Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) Beirut, Lebanon
Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Geneva, Switzerland
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Washington, DC, USA
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Vienna, Austria
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Montreal, Canada
International Criminal Tribunal for Yugoslavia (ICTY) The Hague, Netherlands
International Labor Organization (ILO) Geneva, Switzerland
International Maritime Organization (IMO) London, UK
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Washington, DC, USA
International Organization for Migration (IOM) Geneva, Switzerland
International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Geneva, Switzerland
International Trade Center (ITC) Geneva, Switzerland
International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) Hamburg, Germany
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Brussels, Belgium
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Geneva, Switzerland
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Paris, France
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Vienna, Austria
Organization of American States (OAS) Washington, DC, USA
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Washington, DC, USA
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Rome, Italy
Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) The Hague, Netherlands
UN Human Settlements Program (UN-HABITAT) Nairobi, Kenya
UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) New York, NY, USA
UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Geneva, Switzerland
UN Development Program (UNDP) New York, NY, USA
UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Paris, France
UN Environment Program (UNEP) Nairobi, Kenya
UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Bonn, Germany
UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Vienna, Austria
UN Population Fund (UNFPA) New York, NY, USA
UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Gaza City
International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) The Hague, Netherlands
UN Women New York, NY, USA
United Nations (UN) New York, NY, USA
UNOPS Copenhagen, Denmark
World Bank Group Washington, DC, USA
World Food Program (WFP) Rome, Italy
World Health Organization (WHO) Geneva, Switzerland
World Trade Organization (WTO) Geneva, Switzerland