Internship Opportunities at the CMS Aquatic Species Team


Bonn, 6 May 2024 - Are you a university student or a recent graduate?  Are you interested in aquatic migratory species?  Are you interested in the work of a multilateral environmental agreement of the United Nations?  If your answer is yes, consider applying for an internship at the CMS Secretariat! Check out the details in the Job Opening on the UN Careers page.  

The CMS Aquatic Species Team (includes e.g. ASCOBANS, Sharks MOU, IOSEA Marine Turtle MOU) is seeking multiple interns, to start at a mutually agreed date between 1 June 2024 and 30 May 2025.  Deadline for applications (via the above link) is 20 May 2024. The Secretariat is not able to consider applications sent via email.  Due to a high volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Tips for applicants: 

  • Read the Job Opening thoroughly.  Check that you are eligible to apply.  
  • The Cover Letter must include indication of which unit you would be interested to do your internship in, an explanation on your interest in an internship at the UN, an explanation why you are the best candidate for this specific internship; preferred start date, number of months you are available for, and whether you can do the internship in-person or remotely.
  • Reserve ample time to complete your profile in Inspira (which you can find via 'Apply Now' in the Job Opening, or at

We look forward to receiving your applications!

Last updated on 07 May 2024

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