Fresh Graduate UN Research Internship Jobs – United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)


Research Intern (Paid Internship UN Jobs)
Organization: United
Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
The United Nations Children’s
Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN general assembly to advocate for the
protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and expand
their opportunities to reach their full potential. Together with our partners,
we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into
practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and
excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.
Job Summary:  The Research Intern will actively contribute
to the preparations (review of abstracts etc.), organisation and follow-up
(production of a conference publication) of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF’s)
What Works for Africa’s Poorest Children? conference.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the United Nations UNICEF Research Intern job placement
    should be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or PHD Degree programme
    or be a recent graduate (within the past two years).
  • A
    first degree in economics or social/political sciences.
  • 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 which the intern will report
  • Must
    be at least 18 years old.
  • All
    applicants are requested to include a 2 – 3 page writing sample as one of
    the requirements.
  • Good
    research and analytical skills. Familiarity with statistical software such
    as STATA, and large surveys such as National Household Surveys and
    Demographic and Health Surveys, is an advantage.
  • Excellent
    communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability
    to plan, organize, solve problems, implement, monitor and evaluate tasks
    and to deliver outputs to meet required deadlines; ability to relate well
    with a multiplicity of stakeholders; self-motivated and team worker, and
    of demonstrable and unquestionable level of integrity.
  • Languages: proficient in at least one of UNICEF’s
    working languages: English, French or Spanish. Fluency in the working
    language of the office you are applying to is required.
  • Core
    Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working
    with People and Drive for Results.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates who so desire to join the United Nations Children’s Fund,
UNICEF, in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online by
Clicking on the link below. Please further review job requirements and if
competent Click Apply Now.
Deadline: 25th February 2018
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