Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

A Challenging International Career at the United Nations

United Nations Secretariat is seeking highly qualified individuals from Micronesia for employment as junior professional officers (P-2 level). For this purpose, a competitive examination will be held in February 2009 in Palikir and other locations depending on the number of candidates.

In order to qualify for the examination, one must meet all of the following requirements:

  1. Be a national of the Federated States of Micronesia.

  2. Be no more than 32 years old as of 31 December 2009 (should be born on 1 January 1977 or after).

  3. Have at least a first level university degree in one of the following occupational fields or related areas: Administration, Economics, Finance, Information Technology, Public Information, Social Affairs and Statistics.

  4. Be fluent in either English or French, the two working languages of the Secretariat. Knowledge of additional official languages of the U.N. (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish) is an advantage.

All those who believe in the purposes and ideals of the United Nations and who wish to participate in the competitive examination are encouraged to apply.

To receive full consideration, applications should be received by 31 October 2008 in the Examinations and Tests Section at the United Nations in New York by e-mail, fax or mail.

Detailed information and application forms may be obtained from the Internet: (in English) or from below:

2009 NCRE, Room S-2575
Examinations and Tests Section/OHRM
New York, NY 10017, U.S.A.
Fax: (+1) (212) 963-3683

FSM Department of Foreign Affairs
Mr. Jackson T. Soram
PS 123, Palikir, Pohnpei
Federated States of Micronesia 96941
Tel: (+691) 320-2641
Fax: (+691) 320-2933

United Nations Development Programme - UNDP (Fiji)
Fiji Country Office
Reserve Bank Building, Tower Level 6
Pratt Street
Suva, Fiji
Tel: (+679) 331-2500
Fax: (+679) 330-1718

Permanent Mission of the Federated States of Micronesia to the United Nations
Mr. Jeem S. Lippwe
820 Second Avenue, Suite 17A
New York, NY 10017, U.S.A.
Tel: (+1) (212) 697-8370
Fax: (+1) (212) 697-8295