Internship Opportunities in the Aquatic Species Team


Bonn, 17 January 2022 - Are you a university student or a recent graduate?  Are you interested in aquatic migratory species?  Are you interested in the work of a multilateral environmental agreement of the United Nations?  If your answer is yes, maybe consider applying for an internship in our Aquatic Species Team! (ASCOBANSCMSSharks MOU, IOSEA Marine Turtle MOU)

Check out the details in the Job Opening on the UN Careers page:  

We are seeking multiple interns, to start at a mutually agreed date anytime in 2022.  Deadline for applications (via the above link) is 28 January 2022.

The Secretariat is not able to consider applications sent via email.  Due to a high volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Tips for applicants: 

  1. Read the Job Opening thoroughly.  Check that you are eligible to apply.  
  2. In the cover letter, list your top three areas of interest (e.g. research, social media, bycatch mitigation, awareness-raising, species biology, meetings, policy, communications).
  3. Reserve ample time to complete your profile in Inspira (which you can find via 'Apply Now' in the Job Opening, or at

Please note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, applicants may be requested to undertake the internship remotely in view of constraints regarding visa issuance, international travel and access to UN premises. 

We look forward to receiving your applications!

Last updated on 18 January 2022