#Opportunity: .@UNFCCC–UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship Programme


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.

Upon completion of the UNFCCC–UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship Programme, the Early Career Climate Fellows will be able 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 in early stages of their career, especially women from least developed countries, are encouraged to apply.


  • Applicants must be enrolled in their final term or have recently graduated with top marks plus other indicators of academic excellence from an advanced university degree programme (masters or doctorate) in environment, climate change, communications, international relations or a related field.
  • Applicants should display a strong interest in the interface between international climate policy development and research.
  • Applicants should be highly motivated to work and learn in a multicultural and interdisciplinary environment.
  • Strong written and spoken English skills are particularly important to participate in the programme.
  • No professional experience is required, but candidates with up to two years of experience can be considered.

Applications are accepted two times a year. In 2018, applications will be accepted within these two phases:

  • Phase 1: 1-28 February 2018
  • Phase 2: 16 July – 16 August 2018

Please note: Applications will only be accepted during the two aforementioned time-frames. Applications handed in either before, or after, these application phases will not be considered.

Location: Bonn

Closing Date: February 28, 2018

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