FAO Internship programme for indigenous youth


This is an excellent opportunity for indigenous youth to gain experience in the work of FAO. The selected candidates will be recruited as early as end of September 2017 and will receive an allowance to cover travel cost and support their living expenses. 

FAO is offering internship positions for indigenous youth based in their headquarters in Rome, Italy and decentralized offices.

Check the job descriptions and click on them to find out more about the positions and their specific requirements.

FAO Headquarters – Rome, Italy 

FAO Africa

FAO Asia and the Pacific

FAO Latin America and the Caribbean


How can I apply to one of the positions?

If you are interested in any of these positions, you can apply via the FAO iRecruitment website at http://www.fao.org/employment/irecruitment-access/and complete the on-line application form. You will have to create a Personal Profile Form (PPF) and apply to the Call for Application for your Region of interest.

If you have already applied to the programme or you are planning to apply, please send your application to Ghislaine.Nicolaas@fao.org by Friday 15 September. The e-mail should include the following information:

  • A copy of your Personal Profile Form, which you can complete and download from the FAO iRecruitment system.
  • A copy of your Motivation Letter, specifying to which indigenous people you belong to.
  • The job description or area of work you are interested in. 

For more information please visit: http://www.fao.org/indigenous-peoples/news-article/en/c/1029966/