Child Protection Internship, UNICEF- Beijing, China

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. 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 fulfil their potential – to the benefit of a better world.

We are seeking an international intern to support in Justice for Children, Child Online Protection and updating documentation of child protection programme of UNICEF China. 4 months (with possibility to extend to 6 months).

Expected starting date: 1 March 2018.

Key responsibilities:

  • Conduct literature reviews on policies and laws related to justice for children and child online protection
  • Assist in updating the relevant webpages on child protection on the UNICEF China website
  • Assist in developing short briefing papers on the programmes implemented by the Child Protection Section
  • Other knowledge management tasks as required


  • University students: Completed at least two years of full-time studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of an undergraduate degree or university graduate with major in law, preferably in child rights and family and child law.
  • Previous internship with another UN agency or NGO desired.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills and a strong team player.

If you recognise yourself from the above and wish to make a difference for every child, please send a Cover Letter and CV to, or apply online through (requisition 510409). The deadline for receipt of applications is 7 February 2018.

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