SUMMER 2021-FALL 2021 UNICEF Global Program to Accelerate Action to End Child Marriage Internship

UNICEF is dedicated to defending the rights of children everywhere. Working in the toughest places with the most disadvantaged children, UNICEF hopes to build a better world where every child everywhere is offered the opportunity for a happy life. The UNICEF Internship Program allows eligible students to gain practical experience and insight into the running of such a large non-profit under the direct supervision of experienced staff members.

This intern will work under the guidance of the Senior Advisor for the Prevention of Harmful Cultural Practices division. This opportunity is to operate remotely with a start date of June 15, 2021, through December 15, 2021 (max duration is 26 weeks). The inner will be paid in the form of a monthly stipend of $1,700. Note: there is no expectancy of employment at the end of this internship.

The deadline to apply for this opportunity is May 19, 2021, at 11:59 pm EST.


  • Support program development and planning by preparing technical reports and inputs to ensure the accuracy, timeliness, and relevancy of the information
  • Provide technical and administrative support throughout all stages of the programming processes
  • Work closely and collaboratively with internal and external colleagues and partners to collect and share information on the program implementation issues
  • Keep records of reports and assessments for ways reference and/or to capture and institutionalized lessons learned
  • Participate in program reviews and annual sectoral reviews and prepare minutes/reports on results
  • Identify, capture, and synthesize lessons learned for knowledge development and to build the capacity of stakeholders
  • Research, benchmark, and report on the best practices for development planning of knowledge products and systems


  • Currently enrolled in or recently completed a graduate degree in the area of Global Gender Studies, Development Studies, Human Rights, Global Studies or Social Work
  • Excellent academic success as demonstrated by records
  • Fluency in English is required; knowledge of another official UN language (French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, or Chinese) or a local language is an asset.

For more information and to apply for this opportunity, click here.


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