About the UNICEF Internship Programme
Applications are currently ongoing for the 2016 UNICEF Internship Programme and all opportunity seekers are invited to apply. UNICEF is offering Internship Programme in various functional areas for the year 2016. UNICEF is active in various functional areas related to its mandate, which can be categorized in three main pillars: Programme, External Relations and Operations.
Applicants will be enrolled in a graduate (Master’s) degree or undergraduate (Bachelor’s) degree and will have completed at least two years of full-time studies towards completion of their undergraduate degree. Internships at UNICEF are non-remunerative. Internship application deadline is 30 June 2016.
UNICEF is active in various functional areas related to its mandate, which can be categorized in three main pillars: Programme, External Relations and Operations.
UNICEF Internships are offered in its functional areas, which are the following:
-Programme and Policy: Adolescent Development; Communication for Development (C4D); Child Protection; Early Childhood Development; Education; Emergencies; Expanded Programme Immunization; Gender; Health; HIV / AIDS; Human Rights; Innovation; Knowledge Management; Monitoring & Evaluation; Nutrition; Programme Management; Policy Analysis & Planning; Social and Economic Policy; Statistics and Monitoring; WASH
-Operations: Finance and Administration; Human Resource; Internal Audit Management; Information Communication Technology; Legal; Operations and Business Management; Supply / Logistics
-External Relations: Alliances and Resource Mobilization; Communication / External Relations; Private Fundraising and Partnerships; UN and Multilateral Affairs.
The UNICEF Internship Programme offers qualified and eligible students at both Headquarters (HQ) and Country Offices (CO) the unique opportunity to acquire direct practical experience in UNICEF’s work and the United Nations system under the direct supervision of experienced UNICEF staff.
Internship Provider: UNICEF
Internship can be taken at: United States of America
At the time applicants would like to start their internship with UNICEF,
-Applicants will be enrolled in a graduate (Master’s) degree or undergraduate (Bachelor’s) degree and will have completed at least two years of full-time studies towards completion of their undergraduate degree
-They have excellent academic performance and can demonstrate it by their recent university or other academic institution records.
-Applicants must proficient in at least one of UNICEF’s working languages (English, French or Spanish) and fluent in the working language of the office they are interested to work in.
Please note: Additional consideration will be given to any past professional experience.
-Do applciants meet all of the above listed requirements? Then they are highly encouraged to apply now to UNICEF’s internship database!
–Please keep in mind: Even if applicants meet these qualifications, there is no guarantee of placement. Qualified candidates will be placed in UNICEF’s Internship database which is accessed by UNICEF managers globally. If they are applying for more than one location, the online application will allow them to choose the New York Headquarters location as well as up to three other field locations outside New York. If an exciting opportunity matching to your profile and interests arise, you will be contacted directly.
International applicants are eligible to apply for this internship programme.
Internships at UNICEF are non-remunerative. All successful applicants are expected to make their own arrangements for travel, lodging and living expenses during the internship period. There are a number of resources for supporting internships. Start the search at your own college.
The duration of an internship is normally between six and sixteen weeks. The total duration may be extended up to a maximum of six months, when there are special requirements and / or special needs of the receiving division / office.
How to Apply:
The mode of application is online. Internship application deadline is 30 June 2016.