UNICEF Internship for Humanitarian Performance Monitoring

UNICEF is dedicated to defending the rights of disadvantaged children across the globe. Under the general supervision of the Emergency Specialist (Assessment, Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation), the intern would support the revitalization of the Humanitarian Performance Monitoring (HPM) community. Interns will receive a monthly stipend for their remote work at the New York office. The duration of this program is 26 weeks.

The deadline to apply is July 5, 2021.


Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of the HPM community including a webinar series and the Yammer feed.
  • Identify gaps and out-of-date materials on Humanitarian PME and PPPX sites and develop drafts to address those gaps.
  • Support the development of a suite of training and capacity building for HPM alumni, young UNICEF, and a deployable roster, in partnership with the Frontlines team in the Division of Human Resources (DHR).
  • Support the Humanitarian Review Recommendation to “Ensure that global PM&E staff is trained in data collection technologies and that new hires are fully competent in these technologies to ensure that UNICEF improves its data collection methods and remains efficient in data collection and analysis.”
  • Support the development of tools and the continued rollout of the Core Commitment for Children (CCC)


  • Be enrolled in a graduate or Ph.D. degree program or have graduated within the past two years in any of these areas: Research, Data Analysis, Economics, Statistics, Social sciences, or International Development.
  • Strong drafting and solid design skills.
  • Intermediate/Advanced Excel skills.
  • Infographics, graphic design, and video editing skills an asset
  • Have excellent academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records.
  • Have no immediate relatives (e.g. father, mother, brother, sister) working in any UNICEF office; and
  • Have no other relatives in the line of authority to which you would be reporting.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, or Spanish) is an asset.
  • Additional consideration will be given to any past professional experience, especially in Humanitarian/Emergency settings.

For more information and to apply, click here.

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