Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 22 May 2017
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.
For every child, hope.
The UNICEF Internship Programme offers qualified and eligible students at both Headquarters (HQ) and Country Offices (CO) the unique opportunity to acquire direct practical experience in UNICEF’s work and the United Nations system under the direct supervision of experienced UNICEF staff.
To be considered for this internship with UNICEF, applicants must meet the following requirements:
Purpose of the internship:
The New Talent Team is responsible for the acquisition and management of entry- and mid-career level talent. It manages programmes like the New and Emerging Talent Initiative (NETI), the Junior Professional Officer (JPO) programme, the UN Volunteers (UNV) and the Internship Programme. The unit also manages the outreach function and serves as a laboratory for new talent management initiatives.
As part of its global talent management strategy, UNICEF launched the New and Emerging Talent Initiative (NETI) with a view to identifying and developing talent to meet the organization’s current and future needs. NETI focuses on attracting, selecting, developing and retaining external talent from entry to mid-management level, to grow and develop in the organization. The New Talent Team is currently preparing the recruitment drive for the 10th NETI cohort with an expected start date of selected participants in early 2018. Please see www.unicef.org/neti for full programme details.
Under the supervision of the HR Officer, New Talent Team, the intern will:
Preferred start date: 1 June 2017, minimum duration 4 months, extension possible.
We are flexible on the part time / full time status. Interested students should indicate their preference and possible start date in the cover letter.
For every Child, you demonstrate
Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
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.
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. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=504547
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