2021-22 UNICEF Internship Programme – Fully Funded: (Deadline Ongoing)
The 2021-22 UNICEF Internship Programme – Fully Funded offers students and recent graduates the opportunity to gain direct practical experience with UNICEF’s work. The internship duration is 6 to 26 weeks.
UNICEF regional offices include the following:
- East Asia and the Pacific Regional Office, Bangkok, Thailand
- Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office, Nairobi, Kenya
- Europe and Central Asia Regional Office, Geneva, Switzerland
- Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Office, Panama City, Panama
- Middle East and North Africa Regional Office, Amman, Jordan
- South Asia Regional Office, Kathmandu, Nepal
- West and Central Africa Regional Office, Dakar, Senegal
Benefits of 2021-22 UNICEF Internship Programme – Fully Funded
The values of the UNICEF Internship Programme for Young Graduates include the Following:
- UNICEF Monthly Stipend.
- Contribution Towards Living Expenses, Paid by UNICEF or a Partner Institution.
- A One-Time Lump Sum, as a contribution towards Travel and Visa Costs.
To be considered for an internship, you must meet the following requirements:
- Be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or PhD programme or have graduated within the past two years.
- 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, may also be required.
- Have excellent academic performance as demonstrated by recent university/education records.
- Have no immediate relatives (e.g. mother, father, sister, brother) working with UNICEF.
- Have no other relatives in your reporting line of authority.
- Be at least 18 years old.
Additional consideration will be given to any professional experience relevant to the function you’re applying for.
All our interns are entitled to a stipend as a contribution towards living expenses, paid by UNICEF or a partner institution. A one-time lump sum, as a contribution towards travel and visa costs, may also be granted when funding is available.
There should be no expectation of employment at the end of an internship. However, interns may be eligible to apply for certain positions within UNICEF, subject to internal policies, including those governing breaks in service. A UNICEF internship is a valuable and well-regarded asset in any resume/CV and can serve as the foundation for one’s career.