Internship Programmes

UNICEF Internship Programme 2024 For International Students and Graduates: Apply Now!

Internship Programme

Introduction to the UNICEF Internship Programme

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.

The 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

Eligibility Criteria

• 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.

Internship Programme 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.
  • If necessary, UNICEF will provide relevant supporting documents for our visa applications.

How to Apply

Internship opportunities are offered throughout the year. You can find current opportunities on their vacancies page. Once you identify a vacancy of interest please click on the button “Apply Now” and then proceed with the 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.Interested applicants can read the full details about the program HERE before proceeding to the application page.

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Youth Forum, Leadership and Innovative Award for migration (Funded)

2023 Fully Funded German Chancellor Fellowship: Apply Now!

2024 William D. Clark fellowship (Fully Funded)

Morgan Stanley Internship Program is now Open for Africa, Europe and Asia 

Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships 2024 (Fully funded)

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  1. I am Deepak A from India,I am an agriculture graduate looking for an opportunity to work with Unicef ,I have proficiency in English language.

  2. I hereby applying for the internship opportunity as advertised. I am a young woman of 27 years of age from Lesotho. I hold a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Botswana.

    I would welcome the chance to work with such a reputable organization in developing and nurturing my skills further.

    I have a solid foundation in fields such as Policy Analysis, Financial Economics and Monetary Theory and Policy just to mention a few. My contribution to the organization will be of high value.

    I am excited about the opportunity and I believe I can be an asset to the organization.

    Kind regards
    Itumeleng Mokhethi

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