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For United Nations general recruitment and career opportunities, as well as for information about internships, please visit

The Guided Tours Unit regularly interviews applicants interested in working as tour guides at the United Nations Headquarters buildings in New York.  Applicants for the position of Public Information Assistant (tour guides), must possess a first level degree.

Applicants must be fluent in English and at least one other language, and must have a good speaking voice. A personal interview is required prior to recruitment which is conducted at UN Headquarters in New York.

Applicants for the position of Public Information Assistant - tour guide, should create a job application through and send it as a PDF file via email to

Visa status

Applicants for positions at United Nations Headquarters, who are not United States citizens or permanent residents, must hold a current United States visa issued by the relevant United States authorities. In addition, all non-United States citizens must have a valid passport issued by their national authorities. Before starting work, all candidates recruited for posts in the General Service category at Headquarters, who do not have a United States passport or permanent resident visa, must have their visa status changed to the one issued to staff members of international organizations.