31 December 2020.



(Partially Funded)


Intern (National or International)-The UNDP Cambodia Country Office

The UNDP Cambodia Country Office is now offering internship opportunities for national and international students from various disciplines. Students are welcomed to apply and, if qualified, will be selected for the internship. Through the Internship Programme, the successfully selected applicants will have an opportunity to work in a multi-cultural and UN standard working environment either relating to the organization’s key priorities or operations.

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Internship assignments vary in length according to the availability and academic requirements of the intern, as well as the needs of UNDP Cambodia. However, they will normally last no less than six weeks and no longer than six months.

Internship assignments are available on a part-time or full-time basis throughout the year, depending on the availability of meaningful assignments and the needs and capacity of the office to receive and mentor interns.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Policy and Advocacy (support to policy research).
  • Operations (Administration, Finance, Human Resources, Procurement and Information Communication Technology – ICT).
  • Coordination.
  • Communications.
  • Management.
  • Programme and Result.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

A minimum of 6 weeks and a maximum of 6 months.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

UNDP Cambodia may accept interns providing the following conditions are met:


  • Candidates enrolled in a degree programme in a graduate school (second university degree or higher).
  • Candidates enrolled in the third year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent).
  • Candidates who have graduated with a university degree (as defined in (1) and (2) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation.
  • UNDP Cambodia accepts no responsibility for the medical and life insurance of the intern or costs arising from accidents and illness incurred during an internship.
  • Applicants (for international intern) must show proof of valid medical insurance for Cambodia where they will work. It must include adequate coverage in the event of an injury or illness during the internship.


  • Proficiency in English required. Fluency Khmer or in French is an asset.
  • Computer literate in standard software applications.
  • Demonstrated keen interest in the work of the UN, and of UNDP in particular, and have a personal commitment to UNDP’s Statement of Purpose and to the ideals of the UN Charter.
  • Demonstrated the ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • Interns are not financially remunerated by UNDP Cambodia.
  • All costs connected with an intern’s participation in the Internship Programme must be borne by:

1-the nominating institution, related institution or government, which may provide the required financial assistance to its students;
the student, who will have to obtain financing for subsistence and make his/her own arrangements for travel (including to and from the office), visas, accommodation, etc.

2-Cost incurred by interns, including undertaking official travel at the request of UNDP Cambodia, in the discharge of the activities related to the internship shall be reimbursed by UNDP Cambodia on the same basis as costs incurred by staff members or cost reimbursed to staff members, including payment of daily subsistence allowance, as applicable.

How to Apply

First Step: You can apply from here.

Second Step: The selected applicants are to submit the following documents to HR Unit:

  • A duly completed UNDP internship application form.
  • a copy of her/his most recent resume or curriculum vitae.
  • a letter from her/his university confirming current enrollment and graduation date or a copy of university degree if graduated.
  • university transcript.
  • a copy of passport for international intern or national identity card for national intern.
  • a signed UNDP internship agreement.
  • a medical certificate of good health.
  • a proof of medical insurance for the duration of the contract valid for Cambodia (for international intern).

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This Scholarship Published by:
Mohamed Magdi Eweda / Egypt

Reviewed by “ Mona Awad / Egypt
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