Call for Expressions of Interest – IO Oversight
The State Department is seeking candidates with administrative, financial, and/or management experience for nomination to serve on oversight bodies for UN System organizations. All positions are pro-bono, though travel expenses may be covered/reimbursed consistent with U.S. Department of State internal policies and legal authorities. Time requirements vary by position, but are approximately 2-4 weeks of service annually.
Students and Young Professionals
Most professional posts in International Organizations require several years of experience and advanced degrees, however, there are a few programs in place to help highly qualified students and young professionals...
Eligible U.S. government employees may be detailed or transferred to certain international organizations in which the United States participates. Authority and procedures for such details and transfers are found in: 5 U.S.C. §§ 3343, 358l-3584 and 5 C.F.R. and §§ 352.301 through 352.314. How do I negotiate...
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...
How to Apply and Get Selected
According to the UN Charter and personnel policies of other IOs, the primary consideration in the selection of staff is the need to secure the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Most organizations are making special efforts to recruit qualified women for professional positions and pay due regard to geographic distribution in staffs when recruiting...
Salary and Benefit Information
Grades determine the rate of basic pay associated with a specific level of work or range of difficulty, responsibility and qualification requirements. Take a look at the charts below to see what positions meet your qualifications. Most International Organizations follow the United Nations Common System professional grade structure. Please note that the years of experience...
Frequently Asked Questions
Find more information on the Application and Selection Process, Federal Employee Details and Transfers to IO, Website and Technical Help, and Other Questions...
Benefits of UN Careers:
As Ralph Bunche put it in his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech, the United Nations is "the greatest peace organization ever dedicated to the salvation of mankind's future on earth." But that's only true if America is leading the way" - Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield 6/7/2021: Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield at UNA-USA Week of Action
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