The UNICEF Internship Programme offers eligible students the opportunity to acquire direct practical experience in UNICEFâ€™s work.
UNICEF is active in various functional areas related to its mandate, which can be categorized in three main pillars: Programme and Policy, External Relations and Operations. Internships are offered depending on the needs and capacity of offices to receive and supervise interns.
UNICEF Internship Programme Eligibility.
- Have excellent academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records.
- Have no immediate relatives (e.g. father, mother, brother, sister) working in any UNICEF office; and
- Have no other relatives in the line of authority which that you will report to.
- Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or Ph.D. degree programme or have graduated within the past two years.
- Applicants must be at least 18 years old.
- Be proficient in at least one of UNICEFâ€™s working languages: English, French or Spanish. Fluency in the working language of the office you are applying to is required.
- Individuals must demonstrate excellent academic performance through recent university or institution records.
- Additional consideration will be given to any past professional experience.
UNICEF Internship Programme Stipend.
- Interns will be paid a stipend as a contribution towards living expenses and a one-time lump sum as a contribution towards travel and visa costs if applicable, subject to availability of funding.
Method of Application
All applications must be submitted through the online e-recruitment system. To apply for an internship, open theÂ internship advertisement pageÂ and click on the â€œApplyâ€ button found at the bottom.