PAID Communications Intern by UNICEF Innovation Fund, May-August 2021 (Virtual)

Job/Internship in Business and Law , in Social Science
  • Apply Before : April 28, 2021

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 145676
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration 4 months
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description


UNICEF is calling for applications for its Communications Intern Position. The UNESCO Office of Innovation is hosting this internship. So, if you are interested in interning with UNICEF in the field of communication, this is a great opportunity for you to apply. UNICEF Is looking for a communication professional who would like to work with a dynamic team in a global context and narrate a global story of change.


Deadline: 28 April 2021 EDT

Organization: UNICEF

Duration: May-August (full-time)

Workplace: Online (remote)

Job No: 539482

Type of contract: Internship

Category: consultancy

Benefit of the internship

The interns will receive a monthly salary if they are not already in possession of support from the internship from a third party.

Duties and responsibilities

The incumbent/intern will be responsible to:

  • Researching, planning, and preparing engaging content — working closely with various Innovation Fund portfolio companies
  • Developing storylines for videos and outreach materials to collect learnings & lessons
  • Selecting suitable means for message / audience and optimizing content across platforms
  • Preparing overview materials and other ancillary documents to communicate complex and technical information concisely yet effectively.


To qualify for the position, applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Be studying for a bachelor’s, master or doctoral degree program in communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Information or Telecommunications Technology or other relevant discipline or have graduated within the last two years.
  • Have outstanding academic record as exemplified by recent university or institution documents.
  • Don’t have any close relatives (e.g. father, mother, brother, sister) working in any UNICEF office; and have no other relatives in the line of authority to which the intern would be reporting to.
  • The age limit for eligibility is 18 years minimum.
  • A demonstrable record of developing quality written content, social media materials and multimedia assets
  • Experience in video or podcast production, and thrilled about the challenge of attracting listeners’ attention and turning complicated ideas into engaging stories
  • Familiarity with evolving technology fields such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, and extended reality
  • Realize what role technology plays in the development and humanitarian sectors, as well as the UN system
  • Be knowledgeable in at least one of UNICEF’s working languages: English, French or Spanish. Fluency in the working language of the host office is mandatory.
  • Fluency in English is mandatory. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is desirable.

Note: UNICEF values diversity and inclusivity and is an equal opportunity employer.

How to apply?

Interested candidates can apply online for the internship through the link below.

Apply Now

Only those shortlisted will receive a call to proceed to the nest stages of selection process.

Visit the Official Link on the website of UNICEF for more information.

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