APPLY For The 2022 World Trade Organization (WTO) Postgraduate Internship Program

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Internship Summary

  • Host: World Trade Organization (WTO)
  • Category: Internships
  • Eligible Countries: All Developing Countries
  • Reward: $60 daily allowance | Training | Mentorship | Medical health insurance
  • Deadline: Not Specified

Internship Details:

  • Assignments given to interns are intended to enhance the individual’s understanding of the WTO and of trade policy more generally.
  • Internships include opportunities in other specialist areas, such as finance, human resources, language services, IT and communications.

The division to which the intern is assigned determines the precise nature of the work to be undertaken.

The following are the areas of work:

  • Trade law
  • Economics
  • Statistics
  • Trade policy
  • Languages
  • Administration (procurement, finance, human resources)
  • Information, communication and external relations
  • Information management

Internship Requirements:

To be considered for the WTO Internship, you must:

  • Be a national of a WTO member state or a country or customs territory engaged in accession negotiations
  • Have completed his/her undergraduate studies in a relevant discipline and have completed at least one year of his/her postgraduate studies
  • Be at least 21 years old and a maximum of 30 years old during the internship.

Internship Duration and Reward

  • The WTO Internship will run for up to a maximum of six months
  • Interns receive a daily allowance of (over $60) CHF 60 (including week-ends and official holidays falling within the selected period)
  • Medical health insurance coverage

Required Documents

To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;

  • Application Form to be completed online
  • Statement of Purpose
  • CV/Resume
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Passport
  • Academic transcript

Method of Application

Candidates should submit their applications through this link.

The granting of an internship does not entail the right to a vacancy in another part of the Secretariat. 

Interns may nevertheless apply for any external vacancies.

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