Internship Opportunities for Cambodian Nationals at OHCHR-Cambodia

Internship Opportunities for Cambodian Nationals at OHCHR-Cambodia

Please use the following table to check your eligibility and read through the Conditions of Service for the Internship Programme before applying:

I. Eligibility Self Check

Eligibility Self Check Table: Yes No

1. You must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:
(a) Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or
equivalent, or higher);
(b) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree
programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or
(c) Have graduated with a university degree (as defined in 1 (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.


2. You are able to cover the costs of travel, accommodation, as well as living expenses of the internship


3. If selected, you will be able to provide a medical certificate stating that you are in good health and prove your enrolment in one of the programmes stated in 1 above.


4. You are able to communicate fluently in English


II. Conditions of service

  1. Interns are assigned to work with a supervisor who is responsible for providing them with a description of duties and a workplan. Upon completion of the internship, both the supervisor and the intern are required to complete a final report describing what was achieved during the internship. In addition, every intern is requested to complete an evaluation questionnaire on his/her assignment and to submit it to OHCHR's Administrative Section.
  2. United Nations internships are not remunerated and interns are not considered officials or staff members of the Organization. Travel costs and living expenses must be borne by the interns themselves or by a sponsoring institution. Interns are responsible for making their own travel arrangements and for obtaining visas as applicable.
  3. The United Nations accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness incurred during an internship. Interns must have their own health insurance. In case of illness or other circumstances which might prevent the completion of the internship, interns will inform their supervisor and OHCHR's Administrative Section. 
  4. There is no expectancy of employment at the end of the internship and interns cannot apply for any regular or temporary position with the United Nations during the internship and for a period of six months following the expiration date thereof. 
  5. Interns are expected to work full-time and to carry out the duties assigned to them. They do not accrue annual leave during the period of the internship. Otherwise they are bound by the same duties and obligations as regular staff members; in particular, all confidential and unpublished information obtained during the internship may not be used by interns without the written authorization of the United Nations.
III. Application Procedure:
Please send a duly completed, dated and signed internship application form (can be downloaded here) to: