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Conditions of employment

The IAEA offers a variety of work arrangements to meet the needs of its diverse staff. This includes flexible working hours, part-time work and job-sharing arrangements.

The IAEA has a generous benefits and entitlements package for professional and for general service staff, including paid time off, maternity and paternity leave, health insurance, a pension programme, education grants, nursing breaks and other benefits determined by the type of contract.

Professional development training courses

The IAEA offers training courses to eligible staff throughout the year in a variety of areas, such as using software packages, intercultural communication skills, interviewing skills and management training, among a host of other options.

Language training

Both the IAEA, as well as the UN Office in Vienna, offer language courses in the six official UN languages, as well as German. Courses normally take place at lunch time or in the early evening, several times per week.

IAEA library

The IAEA library makes a wide variety of scientific publications, newspapers, journals, audiovisual material, documents and technical reports available to staff members. It also has a reading room, photocopiers and several PCs, as well as highly qualified reference librarians to assist staff members.


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