Internships are offered depending on the needs and capacity of offices to receive and supervise interns. Currently, available internship opportunities are as follows:
Opportunity Type: Internship
Eligibility Criteria: To be considered for an internship, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or PhD degree programme. Applicants enrolled in an undergraduate school must have completed at least two years of full-time studies.
- Be proficient in at least one of UNICEF’s working languages: English, French or Spanish. Fluency in the working language of the office you are applying to is required.
- Have excellent academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records.
- Additional consideration will be given to any past professional experience.
The value of Internship: 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. Start the search at your own college.
Duration of Internship: For the internship to be worthwhile and effective, the duration is usually between six (6) and sixteen (16) weeks.
Application Deadline: Different application deadlines exist for the different number of internships.
How to Apply: Visit UNICEF employment page for a list of available internship opportunities.
All applications must be submitted through the online e-recruitment system.
Returning applicants who already have a profile may log into the e-recruitment system here.
Visit Internship For more details on the Internship Programme, please see Internship FAQ page.