聯合國亞洲及太平洋經濟社會委員會（簡稱“亞太經社會”，U.N. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific -- ESCAP)是聯合國經濟社會理事會下屬的五個區域委員會之一，是亞太地區建立最早、代表性最為廣泛的政府間多邊經濟社會發展組織。其主要職能是通過區域和次區域合作促進本地區社會經濟的發展188体育-188体育官网，是聯合國在亞太地區的主要經濟和社會發展事務的論壇。亞太經社會是聯合國的附屬組織，工作包括透過在區內收集、評估和分發有關經濟、科技及統計資料，進行研究并提出制訂新措施188体育-188体育官网，以促進亞太地區對最大成員國的經濟發展。
ESCAP provides opportunities for students enrolled in graduate school/PhD programme, students enrolled in the final year of a first university degree, students having graduated with a university degree less than one year ago to undertake an internship with one of its diverse range of divisions and agencies, most of which are located at its Bangkok headquarters.
The programme aims to expose the intern to the day-to-day work and special missions of ESCAP, promote a better understanding of international problems, and to introduce the intern to the unique and multinational work environment of the UN organization.
The programme will enhance the intern's educational experience through practical work and/or research, along with providing the host division at ESCAP with able assistance in various specialized professional fields.
Interested graduate students who meet the Eligibility Criteria should submit their application through an online system: Careers portal, after reading the Job Openings of the Internship Programme. Please note the varied deadlines for submitting applications as indicated in each internship announcement, which is generally one and a half months prior to the start of the Programme
Applicants to the United Nations internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:
be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or have graduated with a university degree (first university degree, or second university degree or equivalent, or higher) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one year period of graduation.