For more information on the LCE process, please click here.
Research the types of language positions available in the United Nations
For information on the language careers mentioned above, including the skills required and tips on preparing for the examinations, as well as information on other language-related positions (e.g. terminologists and reference assistants), for which candidates do not need to pass an LCE, visit www.languagecareers.un.org
Language assignments are subject to rotation
Successful candidates may be called upon to serve at various duty stations, according to the needs of the Organization. Successful candidates are expected to serve a minimum of five years in language posts before they can apply for another type of post with the United Nations.
Go to the UN Careers Portal for details about eligibility, testing, sample tests, schedules and FAQs about competitive examinations