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UNDP works in more than 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. UNDP has worked in India since 1951 in all areas of human development, from democratic governance to inclusive growth, to sustainable energy and climate and disaster resilience. View current vacancies below.
UNDP, as a matter of practice, does not charge any application, processing or training fee at any stage of the recruitment process. If you have any questions as to vacancy announcements you may have received, please refer to this website or to this link.
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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for competency written test and/or interview. Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
UNDP strives to have a workforce which reflects diversity and gender balance, and applies an equal opportunities approach. UNDP does not solicit or screen for information with respect to HIV or AIDS status. All selection is on merit.
Become a UN Volunteer
UN Volunteers complement and strengthen the workforce of UN entities, public institutions and civil society organizations. They are qualified, highly motivated and inspirational individuals committed to the principles and ideals of the United Nations. UNV offers different volunteer categories and opportunities across India and worldwide.
For current UNV opportunities in India and worldwide, please click here.
UNDP provides opportunities for a small group of outstanding university students to undertake an internship at the UNDP office in India. The objective of the Internship Programme is to provide UNDP India with assistance of qualified students specialized in various professional fields. The Internship Programme provides a compact understanding of UNDP's development policies, thematic priorities, and technical cooperation activities. Internships are designed to complement development-oriented studies with practical experience in various aspects of multilateral technical cooperation, but also complement other international studies.
Assignments vary greatly in terms of content. Every attempt is made to match the interests of the intern with the needs of the organization. Internship assignments vary in length according to the availability and academic requirements of the intern, as well as the needs of UNDP India.
Interns specialize in the areas of: public relations/communications, sustainable development, inclusive growth, climate and disaster resilience, systems and governance strengthening, promoting civic engagement and the Sustainable Development Goals. During the internship they acquire practical experience in various aspects of project management in an international work environment.
Internships run for a minimum of 6 weeks to a maximum of 6 months. Please indicate your area of interest in the subject line of your application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.