Telecommunication Union is currently running non-remunerated internships
which aims at giving young students an opportunity to improve their
skills and gain valuable experience in an international environment.
This internship can take place either at ITU Headquarters in Geneva -
Switzerland or in one of our regional or area offices located in various
cities around the world (Addis Ababa - Ethiopia, Yaoundé - Cameroon,
Dakar - Senegal, Harare - Zimbabwe, Brasilia - Brazil, Bridgetown -
Barbados, Santiago de Chile - Chile, Tegucigalpa - Honduras, Bangkok -
Thailand, Jakarta - Indonesia, Cairo - Egypt, New York - USA or Moscow -
normally open to undergraduate and graduate university students from ITU
member countries. Currently candidates are selected on an ad hoc, first
come first serve basis determined by the needs of various Sectors and
departments within ITU.
Applications can be submitted at any time, exclusively through ITU’s
online e-Recruitment system.
Priority is given
to students with at least a first university degree, a second degree is
preferable. Internships are possible throughout the year and may last
from one to six months (maximum).
How to apply
In order to submit
your application for an internship at ITU:
register online by using the following link:
Click on the
link “New Applicants” and fill in the information on the
Once you have
registered, you will need to click on the link above and select “Returning
When filling in your Personal Profile, select under the “Contract
Information” Section - Internship (Short Term) (see screen shot
- You can
enter this information by specifying in the “Availability
Section: OTHER” and then typing the required information in
the text box “If other please specify” (see screen shots
If you require
technical assistance please contact:
Please note that
due to the number of requests we receive, we are not able to acknowledge
receipt of individual applications or respond to telephone queries
concerning the status of individual applications. If any of our
departments are interested in your application you will be contacted by
An internship at
ITU offers no prospects of future employment by the Union.
Please keep in
The cost of
accommodations, as well as living expenses, are the responsibility of
you as an intern or your sponsoring institution.
information on how to find housing and the cost of living in Geneva
please see the following links*
* These links are provided for
information purposes only. ITU is not affiliated with any company or
organization mentioned or advertised on any of these sites*
You are responsible
for making your own travel arrangement, visa and your medical insurance
coverage for entire length of your internship at ITU and/or other
document for entering Switzerland or any other duty station.
Website for the
Swiss Embassies abroad: