Work Opportunities

Work Opportunities

Applications for employment are equally welcome from women and men. Persons wishing to apply for employment at the South Centre should be nationals of a member country of the Group of 77 and China and be under the age of 62 years.

Vacancies are filled based on open competition and are advertised by means of vacancy notices and are also posted on the website as well as occasionally advertised in the press.

Internship Opportunities

The South Centre’s internship programme offers an opportunity for students and young professionals to gain an understanding of the technical areas that the South Centre deals with. The South Centre regularly offers internships in:

All internship applications should include an Internship Application Form duly filled (except internships in Translation).


NOTE: The South Centre is currently not accepting applications for the Intellectual Property Internship. The next session of the internship will be in 2019. More information will be posted at a later date.


Vacancy Announcement – Communications Expert


The South Centre is seeking to fill a position of Communications Expert to assist in the effective development and implementation of a communication and media strategy. The Communications Expert will work with substantive programs of the South Centre in particular with the Programme on Development, Innovation and Intellectual Property (DIIP) team in the context of a project to boost the capacity of governments from developing countries to use the flexibilities contained in the WTO Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) to promote access to essential medicines.

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Vacancy Announcement – Finance and Administration Officer (FAO) (DEADLINE EXTENDED)


The South Centre is seeking to recruit a Finance and Administration Officer, “FAO” in its Finance and Administration department. Besides the general roles and responsibilities of the finance function, the incumbent shall also be engaged on specific project related financial management aspects as well as in the continuous improvement and capacity upgradation of the finance and administration systems within the Centre. The FAO, together with other staff in the Finance and Administration Unit shall work together as a team to support the implementation of the South Centre’s mandate.

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Internship opportunities in the area of international investment law and policy and/or corporate accountability 


The South Centre is pleased to offer the opportunity for graduate students and young professionals, especially from developing countries, to undertake an internship in the area of investment law and policy and/or corporate accountability (under the umbrella of the Global Governance for Development Programme) at its headquarters in Geneva (Switzerland).

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