The UNFCCC–UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship Programme offers young people from developing countries a unique opportunity to start their career at the interface between international climate policy development and research. Fellowships may last from six months to two years, and Fellows will be selected based on their skills and backgrounds vis-à-vis the needs of UNU and UNFCCC.


  • Early Career Climate Fellows will be better prepared to work in their home countries or internationally, deploying the valuable experience and insights they have gained in Bonn.
  • Academically outstanding young graduates from developing countries who are close to completing their advance university degree (masters, doctorate or equivalent) or in the early stages of their career, especially women from least developed countries, will be open to further job opportunities.


  • Applicants must be enrolled final term or having recently graduated with top marks from an advanced university degree programme (masters or doctorate) in the environment, climate change, communications, international relations or a related field.
  • No professional experience is required, but candidates with up to two years of experience can be considered.
  • Applicants should display a strong interest in the interface between international climate policy development and research. Furthermore, applicants should be highly motivated to work and learn in a multicultural and interdisciplinary environment.
  • Qualified women candidates and candidates from least developed countries are especially encouraged to apply.

DEADLINE: February 28, 2018

To apply and for more information visit here

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