UNICEF is now accepting applications for Internships at the Office of Research – Innocenti, Florence, Italy. UNICEF’s Office of Research – Innocenti is looking for two interns for six months from September 3, 2018 to March 1, 2019.
The position is at the Education Unit of the UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti, based in Florence, Italy. Please note that this internship foresees an all-inclusive monthly internship stipend of US$1,000 to contribute towards living expenses.
Field of Internship: The purpose of the internship positions is to assist the Education Unit with the multi-country research project, Time to Teach: A Study on the Determinants of Teacher Absenteeism in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Course Level: Internship
Internship Provider: UNICEF
Internship can be taken in Florence, Italy
Eligibility: To be considered for an internship, applicants must meet the following requirements: (a) be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or Ph.D. degree programme or have graduated within the past two years; (b) be proficient in at least one of UNICEF’s working languages: English, French or Spanish; (c) have excellent academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records; (d) candidates must not have immediate relatives (e.g. father, mother, brother, sister) working in any UNICEF office nor other relatives in the line of authority which the intern will report to. Additional consideration will be given for any past experience. Below you will find the internships which are currently on offer at UNICEF Innocenti.
Internship Open for International Students: International students are eligible to apply for this internship programme.
Is this paid internship? Please note that this internship foresees an all-inclusive monthly internship stipend of US$1,000 to contribute towards living expenses.
Internship Description: The Office of Research – Innocenti is UNICEF’s dedicated research arm. Its prime objectives are to improve global knowledge of issues relating to children’s rights and to help facilitate full implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child across the world. Working with partners including national committees and research institutes, the Office conducts research activities with a view to setting out a comprehensive framework for research and knowledge within the organization and making policies for children more evidence informed. The Office actively promotes high standards of research, including through the development of tools and trainings, and adopts a broad range of innovative communication methods to influence public debates and share best practice and insights to the benefit of children.
Number of awards offered: Two internships are available.
Internship Duration: The Internships are for six months.
Notification: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
How to Apply: Please send an email with your Personal History Form/CV and a Cover Letter outlining your interest and background to: drichardson-at-unicef.org and jdariol-at-unicef.org.
Internship Application Deadline: Internship application deadline is July 20, 2018.