About UNICEF: Employment

New and Emerging Talent Initiative (NETI)


The New and Emerging Talent Initiative (NETI) is an entry point for dynamic professionals interested in an international career with UNICEF. NETI participants will work actively in a multicultural environment within the development and humanitarian arenas, while contributing to delivering results for children.

UNICEF Image: ©UNICEF Kyrgyzstan/2013/Vockel
© UNICEF Kyrgyzstan/2013/Vockel













  1. Are you proficient in English and another official language of the UN i.e. Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish?
  2. Have you completed an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent)?
  3. Do you have 2-5 years of professional work experience?
  4. Are you willing to serve in any UNICEF office worldwide, including hardship duty stations?

If you answer ”yes” to the questions above, then we encourage you to apply for the next NETI Recruitment Campaign.




The NETI 8th Cohort Recruitment Campaign will launch this summer! Please continue to check this website for further updates. If you would like to be notified about the next recruitment dates via email, please contact neti@unicef.org.

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