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UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, hope

UNICEF wants to make sure that all children in Brazil can enjoy their rights, particularly those who have been excluded from the country’s progress and those who grow up in especially vulnerable circumstances. To achieve its goals, UNICEF works both at national level to influence policies and programmes for children as well as in the regions where most of the disadvantaged children live: in the Semi-arid and Amazon regions and the large cities. We aim to broaden the base of our supporters and to strengthen people’s engagement by involving them in different actions and projects for children and adolescents. For this we need YOU. If you are committed to children’s rights and to improving their chances in life, contact us.

How can you make a difference?

The UNICEF Internship Programme offers eligible students the opportunity to acquire direct practical experience in UNICEF’s work. UNICEF is active in various functional areas related to its mandate, which can be categorized in three main pillars: Programme and Policy, External Relations and Operations. Read more about these areas here.

Internships are offered depending on the needs and capacity of offices to receive and supervise interns. This generic vacancy aims to create a pool of candidates that can be contacted for an internship with any of our offices between July and December 2018. Activities will vary based on the opportunity and only shortlisted candidates will receive detailed information about how they will support one of our areas:

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Urban Centre Territories, the intern will be supporting the implementation of PCU programme, by carrying out the following tasks:

Contribute with preparation research and inputs about School Exclusion and Homicide Prevention, by compiling data, analyzing and evaluating information;
Contribute towards the organization of meetings and convening different stakeholders related to School Exclusion and Homicide Prevention, by planning event, connecting participants, writing minutes, following up agreements.
Contribute towards the empowerment of youth networks and their specific input to School Exclusion and Homicide Prevention, by organization of meetings and convening different youth networks, by planning event, connecting participants, writing minutes, following up agreementsExpected output:

Report on internal developments about School Exclusion and Homicide Prevention;
Report with minutes and follow up documents from School Exclusion and Homicide Prevention events;
Report on adolescent mobilization.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Be enrolled in an undergraduate/graduate university degree in in Health, Social Sciences or Law related schools is required or have graduated within the last 2 years.
Fluency in English and Portuguese is required.
Knowledge of relevant computer systems and applications; excellent knowledge of Office package is required.
Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience in a multicultural environment or setting, (e.g. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
For every Child, you demonstrate…

Our core values are Commitment, Diversity, and Integrity and our Core Competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.


Duration: 06 months / part time.

Office: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Advertised: Jul 06 2018 E. South America Standard Time
Application close: Jul 11 2018 E. South America Standard Time

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