The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) announced the opening of applications for distinguished training opportunities for students and graduates from various academic specializations. These opportunities provide participants with the opportunity to gain rich practical experiences by working within the FAO team over a period ranging from three to eleven months.

FAO training areas

تتضمن فرص training جميع المهام التي تقوم بها المنظمة، حيث يشارك المتدربون في فرق العمل المختلفة ويعملون جنبًا إلى جنب مع الموظفين الأساسيين في تنفيذ المهام اليومية وتقديم التقارير حول الإنجازات المحققة. هذا التفاعل العملي يعزز من مهاراتهم ويعطيهم نظرة عميقة على كيفية عمل منظمة دولية بحجم الفاو.

The role of FAO in combating hunger and enhancing food security

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is a leader in international efforts aimed at eliminating hunger and achieving food security for all. It works to ensure that people around the world have access to sufficient, high-quality food to live active, healthy lives. The organization has a membership of 194 countries and operates in more than 130 countries, making it the largest organization concerned with food security globally.

Objectives of the internship program

The FAO Internship Program aims to attract talented young people and motivate them to share their innovative ideas and advanced research expertise in the organization's areas of work. This program provides a valuable educational opportunity for participants to complement their academic knowledge with practical experience related to the work of FAO. Through this experience, trainees contribute to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, especially Goal 2 of Zero Hunger.

Training specializations at FAO

The specializations available for training at FAO include a variety of fields, including:

  • Administration
  • Agriculture, biology and animal sciences
  • Computer and software
  • Business Administration and Economics
  • The environment
  • human rights
  • International affairs
  • Media and marketing
  • Society and social sciences

Advantages of training at FAO

Training at FAO provides many advantages, including:

  • A monthly salary of up to 700 US dollars
  • medical insurance
  • Certificate at the end of the training period

Conditions for applying for FAO training

To apply for training opportunities at FAO, the applicant must meet the following conditions:

  • Not currently or previously working for the organization
  • There are no first or second degree relatives working in the organization
  • Must be a university student or recent graduate
  • Proficiency in at least one of the organization’s official languages ​​(Arabic, English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian)
  • He must hold the nationality of one of the member states of the organization
  • The applicant's age must be between 21 and 30 years
  • Ability to work within an international, multicultural environment

Application and evaluation process

To apply for an FAO internship, you are advised to visit the organization's recruitment website Jobs at FAO and complete the online profile. The profile must include employment records, academic qualifications and language skills. A motivation letter, proof of attendance at a recognized university, or a copy of academic qualifications must also be attached. Applications will be evaluated based on the information provided in the online profile.

FAO core competencies

The core competencies FAO looks for in applicants include:

  • Focus on results
  • work as one team
  • communication skills
  • Building effective relationships
  • Knowledge exchange and continuous improvement

Commitment to the organization's values

All applicants must adhere to the organization's values ​​which include commitment to the organization, respect for all, integrity and transparency.

Register for training

To apply for an FAO internship, you must visit the organization's recruitment website, complete the online profile and submit the application before the specified deadline. Please note that FAO will only consider recognized academic degrees from an IAU/UNESCO listed educational institution.

We recommend that applicants submit applications well in advance of the deadline to avoid any technical issues or delays in submission.