Tuesday, 3 May 2011

UNICEF Internships

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.

Eligibility requirements:

·         You need to be a currently-enrolled graduate or post-graduate student in a field related to UNICEF’s interests. You must be enrolled during the full duration of the proposed internship period. At this time we do not accept undergraduates.

·         You should be fluent in English and one other UNICEF working language i.e. French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian or Chinese.

·         Your academic performance should be excellent, as demonstrated by recent university or institution records.

·         Your application for an internship should be supported by your university or related institution. A minimum requirement is a letter from one of your professors supporting your application. This is only needed when an internship assignment has been offered to you.

·         Applicants must have a demonstrated interest in the field of international development, particularly in areas of UNICEF priorities.

·         Ability to adapt and work in a multi-cultural setting.

·         Has strong commitment to the values and principles of the United Nations and UNICEF's mission, guiding principles and Convention on the Rights of the Child.

·         Additional consideration will be given for any past work experiences.


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