Careers

Temporary assistance

Occasionally, UNESCO needs services provided by persons other than its own permanent staff. These temporary services enable the Organization to deal with a short-term overload of work or to bring in ad-hoc outside expertise. Temporary contracts at UNESCO fall within the following categories:

  • Project Appointments
  • Short-Term Support Services
  • Consultants and Experts
  • Internships

Project Appointments

A Project Appointment (PA), is a contractual modality to cover specific projects or activities of a time-limited duration financed by extra-budgetary funds, in the field and at Headquarters and for technical cooperation in UNESCO Category I Institutes and Centres.

Short-Term opportunities

If you are looking for a short term opportunity in support functions such as office assistance, secretarial, building services at Headquarters (Paris), you may wish to register your CV on UNESCO Experts/Support Services Roster under Short term support services at Headquarters.

Please note that only residents in France may be considered for a short term assignment in a support function at Headquarters.

Consultants and Experts

A consultant/expert is a recognized specialist with particular skills, expertise or knowledge who is contracted by UNESCO for a short period, either in an advisory or consultative capacity or to provide a product or service.

UNESCO encourages men and women candidates from all geographical areas to register their interest for consultancy opportunities on the Experts/Support Services Roster.

Open temporary positions

Type Deadlinesort descending Location Download
Consultants and Experts CONSULTANCY CONTRACT, Heritage Policies Expert - Unesco Kabul Office 23 July 2018 Kabul, Afghanistan PDF icon Download (296.11 KB)
Project Appointments Associate Project Officer, P-2, Culture Sector, Division for Heritage, World Heritage Centre, Asia and the Pacific Unit. 23 July 2018 Paris, France PDF icon Download (74.91 KB), PDF icon Download (79.85 KB)
Project Appointments Associate Project Officer, P-2, Culture Sector, Division for Heritage, World Heritage Centre, Policy and Statutory Meetings Unit. 23 July 2018 Paris, France PDF icon Download (75.99 KB), PDF icon Download (79.85 KB)
Consultants and Experts CONSULTANCY CONTRACT, Database Expert - Unesco Kabul Office 23 July 2018 Afghanistan PDF icon Download (271.95 KB)
Short-Term Support Services Administrative Assistant, Communication and Information Sector. 31 July 2018 Paris, France PDF icon Download (412.03 KB)
Consultants and Experts CONSULTANCY CONTRACT - Capacity Building and Heritage Policy Intangible Cultural Heritage Section, Culture Sector 31 July 2018 Paris, France PDF icon Download (168.08 KB), PDF icon Download (181.07 KB)
Consultants and Experts Consultancy Contract, Internal Oversight Service Sector (IOS) - UNESCO Paris office 10 August 2018 Paris, France PDF icon Download (268.34 KB)
Consultants and Experts CONSULTANCY CONTRACT, Inclusion and Rights Sector, Section Sciences Sector. 16 August 2018 Paris, France PDF icon Download (32.63 KB)
Consultants and Experts E-Consultant, Secteur des Sciences Humaines et Sociales, Inclusion et Droits - Unesco Paris 20 August 2018 Paris, France PDF icon Download (50.3 KB), PDF icon Download (30.28 KB)
Project Appointments Project Officer, P-3, Freedom of Expression, Communication, Advocacy, the Communication and Information Sector. 20 August 2018 Brussels, Belgium PDF icon Download (108.64 KB), PDF icon Download (79.85 KB)