16 Mar 2016

Internship UNICEF Internship Programme 2016

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Job Description

UNICEF Internship Programme – Call for Applications 2016

Apply nowJob no: 494310
Work type: Internship
Location: United States of America, Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Comoros, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania,United Republic, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Fiji, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, India, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Maldives, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Greece, Macedonia, TFYR, Montenegro, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Republic of South Korea, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Categories: Adolescent Development, Child Protection, Communication for Development (C4D), Education, Health, HIV/AIDS, Human Rights, Monitoring and Evaluation, Nutrition, Planning, Social and Economic Policy, WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene), Alliances and Resource Mobilization, Communication / External Relations, Private Fundraising and Partnerships, Emergency Programme, Finance and Administration, Human Resources, Information Communication Technology, Supply/Logistics, Support: Communication, Support: Programme, Support: Operations, Deputy Representative, Representative, Early Childhood Development, Executive Management, Expanded Programme Immunization, Internal Audit Management, Knowledge Management, Legal, Operations and Business Management, Security, Statistics and Monitoring, UN and Multilateral Affairs, Innovation, Gender
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.

Purpose of the UNICEF Internship Programme

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.
Internships are offered depending on the availability of meaningful assignments and the needs and capacity of units/offices to receive and supervise interns.

Areas of work

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
Expanded Programme Immunization
Human Rights
Knowledge Management
Monitoring & Evaluation
Programme Management
Policy Analysis & Planning
Social and Economic Policy
Statistics and Monitoring

Finance and Administration
Human Resource
Internal Audit Managemen
Information Communication Technology
Operations and Business Managemen
Supply / Logistics
External Relations

Alliances and Resource Mobilization
Communication / External Relations
Private Fundraising and Partnerships
UN and Multilateral Affairs
Eligibility Requirements

Self-Check Table
At the time I would like to start my internship with UNICEF,
I 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 my undergraduate degree.

I have excellent academic performance and can demonstrate it by my recent university or other academic institution records.
I am proficient in at least one of UNICEF’s working languages (English, French or Spanish) and fluent in the working language of the office I am interested to work in.

Please note: Additional consideration will be given to any past professional experience.

Do you meet all of the above listed requirements? Then you are highly encouraged to apply now to UNICEF’s internship database!

Please keep in mind: Even if you 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 you are applying for more than one location, the online application will allow you 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.

Internship dates and duration

To be eligible for an internship with UNICEF, you have to apply to its internship database. When completing your application, you will be asked to indicate the dates you are available to do an internship. Please make sure to always keep the information in your profile up-to-date, as the database is being refreshed every year.

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.

More information

For more details on the Internship Programme, please see the section’s FAQ.

Advertised: 14 Mar 2016 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 30 Jun 2016 Eastern Standard Time

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