How to Apply for an Internship

How to apply for an internship in IOM Field Missions (not IOM Headquarters)

For internships in IOM Country Offices, please send your application directly to the specific office for which you are interested in working. You can find the contact details of IOM country offices by selecting one of the countries on the "IOM Worldwide" box located on the below left side of this page.

How to apply for an internship in IOM Headquarters

For advertised internships at IOM Geneva (Headquarters), please visit the IOM recruitment website and click on the vacancy codes that start with “INT”, or contact [email protected]


  • There is no specific time of the year for sending your application for an internship. Please feel free to register by submitting your profile here. Please do not forget to “release” your profile within the system for our review. We review profiles on a needs basis.
  • If you were granted (or may be granted) a scholarship or your internship is a mandatory requirement for completing your studies, you should specify this in your cover letter, as well as the exact dates of the proposed internship. Remember to attach a letter from your sponsor or university confirming the purpose of the assignment, as well as the amount of your grant.