Employment and Internships



Jobs at DESA are advertised through theĀ United Nations’ Careers Portal.

More information about employment can be found on the United Nations employment page.

Warning to Applicants: Please be aware that there are various schemes being circulated via e-mail, regular mail and fax falsely stating that they are issued by or associated with DESA or with the United Nations. These schemes may seek to extract money and in some cases personal details from the recipients of such correspondence. These schemes are fraudulent. The United Nations does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.


Students currently enrolled in a graduate program can apply for an internship at one of DESA’s Divisions through theĀ United Nations Headquarters Internship Programme.