Roster for National Internship Programme

United Nations Children's Fund

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United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is the driving force that helps build a world where the rights of every child are realized. We believe that nurturing and caring for children are the cornerstones of human progress.  UNICEF was created with this purpose in mind – to work with others to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease and discrimination place in a child’s path.  We advocate for measures to give children the best start in life, because proper care at the youngest age forms the strongest foundation for a person’s future.

UNICEF provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in 191 countries through country programmes and National Committees.

Purpose of the internship:

The purpose of the UNICEF internship programme is:

  • To provide a framework by which current eligible undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students from diverse academic backgrounds may be assessed and assigned to UNICEF offices in Sudan, where their educational experience can be enhanced through practical work assignments;
  • To expose the interns to the work of UNICEF in South Sudan;
  • To provide UNICEF offices with the assistance of qualified students and recent university graduates in various professional fields
  • The following are the internship positions advertised for recruitment. 
  • ICT Assistant
  • Assistant Education Officer
  • Communications Assistant
  • Finance Assistant
  • Child Protection Assistant
  • Supply Assistant
  • Specify the internship you would like to be considered for in your cover letter.

To be considered for an internship assignment with UNICEF, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or Ph.D. degree programme or have graduated within the past two years.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Be proficient in English and fluent in Arabic
  • Have excellent academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records.
  • Have no immediate relatives (e.g. father, mother, brother, sister) working in any UNICEF office; and
  • Have no other relatives in the line of authority which the intern will report to.
  • Additional consideration will be given for any relevant past career experience.

Source: https://jobs.unicef.org/cw/en-us/job/559009

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