Paid internship is available at UNICEF. 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.
UNICEF plays a critical role in monitoring the situation of children and women in the world and for reporting on progress toward internationally set goals such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the World Fit for Children (WFFC) goals and UNICEF’s Strategic Plan (SP) targets. To support the global monitoring, UNICEF maintains a series of global databases on key indicators, assists countries in collecting necessary data through the UNICEF-supported Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS), and conducts statistical analyses of the data for global reporting purposes.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
This will be a full-time internship for 4 months.
Eligibility and Requirements
- Be enrolled in an undergraduate degree or have graduated within two years in programme relevant to Mathematics, Statistics or Demography.
- Excellent academic performance, as demonstrated by academic records
- Strong skills in data analysis, interpretation of findings, and presentation of results;
- Also, excellent project management, time management and communication skills
- Moreover, previous experience working with data from household surveys is desirable
- Also, fluency in English is beneficial.
- Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.
- This internship provides a great opportunity to potential candidate who shows interest in statistics and data analysis. Moreover, it presents them the chance to get familiar with data collection and analysis methodology applied in Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys.
- Successful intern will get the opportunity to develop simple analysis algorithms, produce MICS survey result tables . Also, he/she will acquaint with all survey related documents by working on developments of survey archives.
- Moreover, by participating in the aforementioned activities, intern will gain high proficiency skills and practical knowledge in order to further pursue their career goals.
- Also, in accordance with the internal standard operating procedure, interns will receive a stipend of US $1,500 per month for full-time work, subject to availability of funds.
- Create metadata archives for the MICS3, MICS4, MICS5 and MICS6 surveys to assist the work of further analysis of MICS data.
- Further more, support the archiving process, including review of the available material, systematic and harmonized storage of relevant documents, data sets and programs
- Also, preparation of MICS survey archives through the utilization of IHSN archiving toolkit.