The UNICEF Internship Programme offers eligible/qualified students at both Headquarters and country offices the opportunity to acquire direct practical experience in UNICEF’s work under the direct supervision of experienced UNICEF staff. This internship is for the purpose of acquiring organizational knowledge of programmes and processes to supplement academic and theoretical knowledge.
Under the guidance of the Senior Innovation Advisor, this intern provides technical, operational and administrative assistance to the Future of Money portfolio through the application of theoretical and technical skills in collecting, analyzing and presenting program information as well as supporting the ongoing development of materials and events for programme and partnership activities for the Office of Innovation related to the Future of Money strand of work, as well as related tasks as determined by the supervisor.
For the internship to be worthwhile and effective, the duration is usually between six (6) and sixteen (16) weeks.
Internships at UNICEF are typically 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.
- Currently enrolled in a graduate (Master’s) degree in the area of international development, business administration, technology or relates field
- Completed at least one year of full-time studies of the graduate degree;
- Excellent academic performance, as demonstrated by academic records.
- Demonstrated interest in innovation and technology for development
- Some prior knowledge or experience with UNICEF’s mission desired
Apply Online! Application should include:
1. Cover letter
Application Deadline: March 25, 2017Application ClosedOfficial link