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Vacancies at IOM Budapest

Being a member of the IOM team requires the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity. As an international organization with a global mandate, IOM also aims to maintain an equitable geographical balance among its staff. As such, its recruitment efforts target, but are not necessarily limited to, nationals of its Member States. IOM is an equal opportunity employer and seeks committed professionals with a wide variety of skills in the field of migration. IOM staff work in multi-cultural environments, in which diversity and cultural sensitivity are valued.


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Internships at IOM Budapest

IOM offers unpaid, full-time internship positions for a minimum of 3 months, with the possibility of extension (but not exceeding 6 months). The IOM Internship Programme targets young, talented undergraduate and graduate students, willing to gain practical experience in a field relevant to the Organization through their full involvement in daily working activities in migration related areas and/or in public international administration and finance. IOM provides on-the-job training to interns so that both they and the Organization can benefit. In addition to this, IOM evaluates interns who may eventually be included on the roster for future external vacancies.

The Internship Programme also targets academic institutions and universities operating in areas relevant to IOM activities and programmes, thus strengthening the cooperation with active migration policy makers and keeping abreast of the most recent debates, concepts, theories and tools developed on migration-related issues.

Thus far, IOM Budapest has welcomed interns from: Albania, Belgium, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Romania, Scotland, Serbia, Ukraine and the United States.


IOM Budapest has an on-going internship programme, interns are usually hired for project cycles. Interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications for internships in English, including a letter of motivation and a CV to IOM Budapest: (if not stated otherwise), please also indicate your availability to start. Due to the large number of applications, only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.