Interested in working with UNICEF as a recent graduate or while still in school? Then you may apply for UNICEF Internships and job opportunities for students and recent graduates. This job is accessible to highly motivated and skilled people who want to obtain hands-on experience.
The UNICEF Internship Programme provides undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students from a variety of academic backgrounds with hands-on experience with UNICEF through global internship opportunities. Recent grads who have graduated within the last two years are also eligible.
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.
Our Internship Programme offers students and recent graduates the opportunity to gain direct practical work experience. 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.
To be eligible for UNICEF Internship/Career for Students and Recent Graduates, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:
- Applicants must be at least 18 years old.
- Applicants 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.
Successful applicants for the UNICEF Internship/Career Program for Students and Recent Graduates will receive the following benefits:
- 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.
To be considered for UNICEF Internship/Career Program for Students and Recent Graduates, applicants should follow these steps:
- 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 the application and assessment tips.
- Due to the high number of applications only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.