Spring 2018 Public Partnerships Internship, UNICEF – Washington, DC


The partnership with the US government is one of UNICEF’s most important and multi-faceted external partnerships. The Public Partnerships Division is responsible for developing and strengthening public partnerships to support UNICEF’s work to protect the rights of every child.

The Public Partnerships intern will work closely with the Public Partnerships Manager based in Washington D.C., supporting UNICEF in managing partnerships and resource mobilization with the various institutions of the Governments of the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.


Assist the Public Partnerships Manager in maximizing quality resources through the development of resource mobilization strategies for assigned partners.
Assist in the preparation of briefing notes, reports, and other documentation required by the Executive Director and UNICEF senior management for meetings with partners.
Perform ad hoc research on donor engagement strategies and assist in maintaining up-to-date resource partner profiles
Attend and report on events or briefings associated with UNICEF’s strategic mission
Support other functions of the Public Partnerships team as needed.


Education: Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program with a preferred major in international development or related field.

Language: Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of other UN working languages is desirable.


  • Strong analytical skills to synthesize and communicate concepts clearly.
  • Ability to conduct research and draft reports.
  • Capacity to work independently on multiple assignments simultaneously and adapt to changing demands and circumstances.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Must uphold and demonstrate the UNICEF core values of Commitment, Diversity, and Integrity

To learn more about this internship and apply online, visit: https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=509086 


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