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at the International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria (IAEA)

Internship Program Working at the IAEA


The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is the world's center of cooperation in the nuclear field. It was created as the "Atoms for Peace" organization in 1957 within the United Nations family. The Agency works with its Member States and multiple partners worldwide to promote safe, secure and peaceful nuclear technologies.


Working at the IAEA offers the opportunity to engage current, meaningful issues of global peace, security and development while working in a stimulating multicultural workplace. As the largest contributor to IAEA programs, the U.S. is committed to encouraging well-qualified Americans to apply for professional posts at the IAEA.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old. Education Must have completed at least two years of full-time study at the university level towards the completion of the first degree. May apply for up to two years after the completion of a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree. Language Skills Fluency in English is essential. Knowledge of other official Agency languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) is an asset. Field of Study

Internship Program The IAEA accepts a limited number of interns each year at its headquarters in Vienna, Austria. The program: •

Provides interns with the opportunity to gain practical work experience in line with their studies;

Exposes interns to the work of the IAEA and United Nations as a whole;

Benefits the IAEA through the assistance of qualified students and graduates specialized in various fields.

Relevant disciplines in the natural sciences, social sciences/humanities, engineering, information technology and administrative/management fields are listed at:

How to Apply The application form and further information are available at:

Duration of Assignment Normally from three months to one year, however, a minimum of one month may also be accepted. Stipend For interns who do not receive full financial support from an institution, university or other source, a stipend will be provided to assist with basic subsistence costs. This is at the discretion of the hiring division

For more information on opportunities at the IAEA for US citizens, please visit

Q ue st i on s? E m a i l : I A EASt a f f in g@ a n l.g o v Argonne National Laboratory

International Programs Office

Argonne, Illinois, USA

A US Department of Energy laboratory managed by The University of Chicago

IAEA Internship Program  

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