Working with UNICEF

Current Vacancies


Interns and volunteers

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Interns and volunteers


UNICEF supports an active internship programme.

Eligibility requirements:
  • You are currently enrolled in a masters or post-graduate programme in a field related to UNICEF’s interests. You must be enrolled throughout the proposed internship period.  We do not accept undergraduates. 
  • Your academic performance is excellent, as demonstrated by recent university or institution records.
  • You are proficient in English.
  • You are able to adapt and work in a multi-cultural setting.
  • You have strong commitment to the values and principles of the United Nations and UNICEF's mission, guiding principles and the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
  • You can provide proof of medical health and life coverage.
  • You are available for a minimum period of 6 weeks and a maximum of 15 weeks.
  • Additional consideration will be given for any past work experience.
  • Applications must be supported by academic transcripts and a letter of recommendation from your head of department.

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UNICEF does not provide financial assistance to interns.


UNICEF does not accept direct application from volunteers. Volunteer positions with UNICEF are advertised through the United Nations Volunteer programme.



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