Paid Internship is available at the Migration, Policy Analysis Unit (PAU) of UNICEF in USA. The purpose of the internship is to support the secretary function to the cross-divisional Migration Task Team and the Global Migration Practise Group. Moreover, the intern will be working on knowledge exchange through maintenance of the document repository, by reviewing, vetting and tagging new documents. The intern will also provide new colleagues with introductions to the functionalities of the Knowledge Domain.
- In accordance to UNICEF’s guidelines, interns will get a stipend of US $1,500 per month if full-time. The amount will be pro-rated for a part-time internship.
- Above all, exposure to UNICEF’s work on children on the move, guidance through weekly meetings with the supervisor and participation in learning opportunities.
- Furthermore, receiving training on editing, maintaining and troubleshooting Knowledge Domains.
- In addition, UNICEF will provide support to obtain a visa
- Be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or Ph.D. degree programme or have graduated within the past two years. A specialisation in migration studies is a strong advantage.
- Applicants must be at least 18 years old.
- Experience and/or knowledge on in migration and displacement is a strong advantage.
- Likewise, experience in information management, and/or policy work is an asset.
- Excellent knowledge of MS Office is required. Similarly, experience working with maintaining Sharepoints/Websites is a strong advantage, and a willingness to learn a minimum requirement.
- Available for work in the office at least 3 days per week for 6 months.
- Supporting the knowledge exchange of UNICEF globally on children on the move through the maintenance of the Document Repository.
- Provide support to colleagues across Country and Regional Offices, as well as HQ in navigating and using the Knowledge Domain.
- Preparing background research briefs on identified priority areas
- Identifying opportunities for knowledge sharing and facilitating cross-linkages on migration, through the course of the research.
- Liaising with other members of the team to participating in internal meetings