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7/17/2017 Member News
UNHCR JPO Vacancy Notifications


With support from the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is now recruiting qualified U.S. citizen candidates to fill the following Junior Professional Officer vacancies at UNHCR.


These posts are listed on the UNHCR website alongside other current JPO vacancies (, however to view the full position description and apply candidates must go to UNHCR Career’s site:  Candidates may view the position descriptions by clicking on the blue button “International vacancies” and typing “JPO” into the search engine.   

Application Deadline:  The application deadline for these two positions is Friday, August 4, 2017.  Applications must be received by 11:59 pm Geneva time (GMT+1) on the closing date.  Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

Application Process:  All applicants must apply directly through the UNHCR e-recruitment system: Applicants should click on the blue button "International vacancies", and search for these posts with the keyword “JPO” or with the vacancy numbers listed above, then proceed with the application.  Applicants will be asked to register and complete an online profile in the UNHCR system, including a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest.  For further information, please refer to: Applicants must apply separately for each position for which you are qualified and wish to be considered.  Any questions on the application process should be submitted to   

Note:  Only applications submitted to UNHCR will be reviewed; applications submitted to the JPO Coordinator email address will not be considered eligible. 

As a reminder, only U.S. citizens are eligible to apply for PRM-sponsored JPO openings. 

We wish you success during the recruitment process. 

Best regards,

Coordinator, JPO Programs

U.S. Department of State

Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration

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