Internship opportunity: Web Development

The Secretariat of the 2005 Convention is looking for a Web Development intern. The Knowledge Management System (KMS) Creativity is a Drupal-based platform that promotes the work of the 2005 Convention by sharing good practices and knowledge and by collecting and systematically organizing complex data. The KMS platform also serves the distribution of key resources and publications.


The internship will consist of collaborating with the 2005 Convention Knowledge Management team on the Creativity subsite ( The following tasks will be part of the internship (non-exhaustive list):

  • Implementing a set of template designs for different types of pages on the Creativity subsite
  • Refactoring existing CSS to performant and modular templates
  • Improving general user experience on the Creativity subsite in consultation with the KMS team
  • Implementation of new features regarding the work of the Convention
  • Alongside the KMS team, integrating the produced work on the production website
  • Assistance in maintenance of the Drupal environment
  • General assistance of the KMS team

Experience Required

  • Extensive HTML5, CSS3 and JS experience
  • Extensive PHP and/or Drupal experience
  • Excellent knowledge of at least 1 of UNESCO’s official working languages (English, French)


  • Enrolled in relevant (BS/MS) programme in a university or equivalent institution


  • Degree (BS/MS) in relevant programme from a university or equivalent institution

Additional qualifications

The following qualifications are not required but will be considered an asset in the selection of the candidate:

  • Working knowledge of 1 or more other UNESCO official languages
  • Experience with Twig, YAML, Symphony
  • Server administration experience


Internships at UNESCO range from 3 to 6 month assignments. Duration and start date is to be discussed with the selected applicant.


Candidates are requested to fill out the following webform to apply for this internship.

Please provide the following information in the cover letter:

  • At least 1 example of relevant work
  • Motivation on why UNESCO and more specifically the UNESCO 2005 Convention is important to you

More information

For more information or applications by email, please contact