2023 INTERNSHIPS AT UNICEF: What They Offer | Requirements | How To Apply

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Program Overview


The UNICEF Internship Programme offers students and recent graduates from diverse academic backgrounds the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with UNICEF through global internship opportunities.

Interns at UNICEF get experiential learning opportunities in the humanitarian sector and a meaningful internship experience that will support their academic, professional and personal development.

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What we offer

Our Internship Programme offers students and recent graduates the opportunity to gain direct practical work experience.

• Duration: The duration of an internship is normally between six and twenty-six weeks. Internships can be on a full-time or a part-time basis.

• Expenses we cover: UNICEF provides a monthly stipend to interns. A one-time lump sum, as a contribution towards travel and visa costs, may also be granted when funding is available.

• Visa: If necessary, UNICEF will provide relevant supporting documents for our visa applications.

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Your profile could be a good fit if it meets the following requirements:

• At least 18 years old.

• Enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or PhD programme, or have graduated within the past two years.

• 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, may also be required.

• Have no immediate relatives (e.g., mother, father, sister, brother) working with UNICEF, or any other relatives in your reporting line of authority.

• Have strong academic performance and motivation

• Additional consideration will be given to any professional experience relevant to the function you’re applying for.

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How to apply

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Internship opportunities are offered throughout the year. You can find current opportunities on our vacancies page.

Once you identify a vacancy of interest please click on the button “Apply Now” and then proceed with instructions for the application process. 

• Carefully review the requirements for each internship opportunity and customize your profile to highlight your suitability for the role.

• Build a compelling profile and get your dream job with these application and assessment tips.

• Due to the high number of applications only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Our interns say

“I’ve always wanted to use my skills in an organization with a global impact, and working with UNICEF has given me the opportunity to do that.”

Rudolf Larnyoh, Intern at Human Resources in Emergencies team, in New York, US

Rudolf Larnyoh

“One of the most positive aspects of my internship experience has definitely been how supportive the team has been, especially with the challenges of working remotely.”

Eve Woogen, Intern at UNICEF Pacific, in Suva, Fiji

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UNICEF, originally called the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund in full, now officially United Nations Children’s Fund, is an agency of the United Nations responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide.

UNICEF is committed to giving every child in the Region a fair chance to be healthy, educated, protected and included. We support children who are affected by humanitarian crises, and mitigate the impact of natural disasters. We provide solid evidence on what works in the best interests of children.


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