UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.
Social Policy Internships Qualifications
A first-level university degree in social protection, social policy, economics, public policy, or another field relevant to the assignment.
Currently enrolled in a second-level university degree program in a related field.
Fluency in English is required. Fluency in a second UN language relevant to the region (e.g., French, Portuguese) is an advantage.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Comfort with statistical analysis tools is an advantage.
Familiarity with the debates around social protection at a global or regional level is an advantage.
Terms of the Social Policy Internships
Internships are typically unpaid.
Individuals must fund their own travel and living expenses.
Individuals must have proof of medical insurance covering their time at the duty station.
Individuals are responsible for arranging any visa or immigration requirements.
How to Apply UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.