Internship with one of the most important International Organisations, join the IMO team in London!

The International Maritime Organization is offering internship opportunities at their headquarters in London; you can write your thesis dissertation while doing research within one of the UNs most important specialized agencies!


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Organization/Company name: as a specialized agency of the United Nations, IMO is the global standard-setting authority for the safety, security and environmental performance of international shipping. Its main role is to create a regulatory framework for the shipping industry that is fair and effective, universally adopted and universally implemented. In other words, its role is to create a level playing-field so that ship operators cannot address their financial issues by simply cutting corners and compromising on safety, security and environmental performance. This approach also encourages innovation and efficiency


Location: London, UK   


Open To: students with a university degree or be enrolled in a Master’s or Ph.D. programme


Timeframe: internships are offered for periods of two weeks to a maximum of three months. Starting dates are at the beginning of the month and mid-month


Deadline: open


Job description: the IMO Internship Programme is solely designed for students undertaking research in activities relating to the work of the Organization for the main purpose of writing their dissertation or to further their own research. While conducting their research at the Organization, interns will also have the opportunity to observe and gain insight into the functioning of a United Nations organization. Interns may meet IMO experts and observe the proceedings of committees or governing bodies of the Organization, when appropriate


Qualifications: to apply for this opportunity the candidate must:

- be a student with a university degree or be enrolled in a Master’s or Ph.D. programme;

- provide a summary of their research, clearly indicating the specific areas of the Organization's work to which their research pertains.

Applicants are considered for an internship at the request of their governments, appropriate governmental authorities (if the country concerned is a Member State of IMO), or at the request of universities or institutions of higher education

Wage:  IMO internships are unpaid. Interns or their sponsoring institutions are responsible for the cost of travel, insurance, accommodation and living expenses


Application process: send your application form and its enclosures to Mr. Nick Sealey, External Relations Assistant, External Relations Office, Legal Affairs and External Relations Division stating the specific research subject and the period of internship required. In the majority of the cases, the Guidelines would be sufficient to provide the information regarding the IMO Internship Programme. However, if  more specific information is required, please contact Mr. Nick Sealey at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Useful links:

Link to the offer

IMO Home Page


Contact information:

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International Maritime Organization

4, Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SR United Kingdom

Tel +44 (0)20 7735 7611 Fax +44 (0)20 7587 3210

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Edited by: Lorenza Paolella Ridolfi

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