WHO as the leader in global public health issues is committed to building a diverse pool of future leaders in public health. WHO’s Internship Programme offers a wide range of opportunities for graduate and postgraduate students to gain insight in the technical and administrative programmes of WHO while enriching their knowledge and experience in the health field, thereby contributing to the advancement public health.

Company/Organisation: WHO

Program Type: Paid Internship

Location: country offices, regional offices or headquarters (worldwide)

Duration:  six to twenty four weeks

Target Group: Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students and Young Graduates

Slots: Several.

Nationality: WHO Member Countrie

WHO Internships 2022-2023 | OBJECTIVES

The objectives of WHO internship program are generally as follows;

  • Provide a framework for assigning postgraduate students from diverse academic backgrounds to WHO programmes that can enhance their educational experience through practical assignments.
  • Expose students to the work of WHO.
  • Provide WHO programmes with input from students specializing in various fields. Most students are placed in health-related programmes, although other disciplines can be considered as appropriate such as communication, external relations or human resources.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Age: You are at least twenty years of age on the date of application.
  • Education: You are enrolled in a course of study at a university or equivalent institution leading to a formal qualification (undergraduate, graduate, or postgraduate), in a public health, medical or social field related to the technical work of WHO, or in a management, administrative, communications, or external relations-related field. Applicants who have already completed a qualification may also qualify for consideration, if they apply to the internship within six months following the completion of the formal qualification. You have completed three years of full-time studies at a university or equivalent institution prior to starting (bachelor’s level or equivalent) the internship.
  • Languages: You are fluent at least in one of the working languages of the office of assignment.
  • Family relation: You are not related to a WHO staff member (e.g., son/daughter, brother/sister, or mother/father).
  • Nationality: You hold a valid passport of a WHO Member State.
  • Other: You have not previously participated in WHO’s Internship Programme.

    Application Procedures

    How to Apply: All applications for WHO Internships 2022-2023 must be made through the internship position vacancy notices posted on the WHO Careers site using the WHO online recruitment system (Stellis). There is no possibility to apply for an internship at WHO outside Stellis.


    • WHO internship opportunities are currently in limited numbers due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and the confinement measures in place in several countries.
    • It is now very competitive because of the limited number of opportunities available at a time
    • Offers may resume depending on the evolution of the pandemic in each duty station. Please monitor the Internship Vacancies page to have more information.
    • It is important to Sign Up for updates by email so as not to miss any opportunity

    Application Deadline: Varies by vacancies

    Visit the Official Website for Further Details




  1. Am a student looking a scholarship, I am lacking financial support. Please help me cause am about to leave the school due to financial problem I have no one to support me. This is my second term, so when the holday come I will go to find the money for the next term, so please help me in any way. Thank You!!!

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  8. Dear sir/madam


    I write to you in response to the above subject.
    Thereby express my interest in the program, your response will highly be appreciated.

    Yours faithfully
    Sinyangwe twiza

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  21. I have sat my WEST AFRICA SENIOR SCHOOL EXAMINATION (WASSCE) with six credit and three pass but I no support to further my education.
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  22. My names are shindola trust from Zambia. I completed nursing course last year and and obtained a diploma in registered nursing, but would want to do a degree in public health, please consider me, I really do have the funds to excel higher academically

  23. Barnaba Khot Maker Khot

    Hello, I’m Barnaba Khot Maker Khot.
    Am a South Sudanese National pursuing Bsc in public health in Jimma University, Ethiopia.
    I saw your post and I’m interested to have internship with WHO in any country after my graduation which is due to take place in the first week of may, 2022.
    Your humble response will be highly appreciated.
    Best regards,

  24. Abubakar Abdul Jalil

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  25. Abubakar Abdul Jalil

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  26. I’m really interested in the scholarships,,,,
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  27. I wish you give me the opportunity to study this programme. It has been my dream to do such programme. Am very interest , please admit me and you will never regret. Thank you. Love you all. God bless USA. Amen.

  28. First of all I would like to say thank you for this amazing chance you offered to global student. Then I am very eagerly interested in scholarship and internship under WHO. I had BSC degree by Public health from Wachemo university in Ethiopia. But now am looking for your scholarship to study my Master decree with the same like(public health).
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  29. My name is Joyce Alpha
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  30. Addisu Leta Belete

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