Applications are now open for the UNICEF Data management & knowledge Sharing Internship. 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. Also, to help them fulfill their potential. West and Central Africa (WCA) is home to about 6 percent of the world’s population and bears the second highest burden of the global HIV epidemic, with one-third of the new infections in children and adolescents globally occurring in WCA. More than four decades into the HIV epidemic, three out of four of the 500,000 children aged 0-14 living with HIV in WCA are still not receiving life-saving antiretroviral therapy (ART) because the majority have not yet been tested for HIV.
- This UNICEF Data management & knowledge Sharing internship will complement current academic training, field service experience and further provide exposure to the global EMTCT, Paediatric, and Adolescent HIV and also, integration of services within MNCH agenda and priorities and increase their technical knowledge of EMTCT, Paediatric and Adolescent HIV and integration of services within MNCAH.
- The intern will expand existing skills in technical writing, organizational and communication experience, gain hands-on experience organizing meetings, webinars, and also, events for EMTCT, Paediatric and Adolescent HIV and integration of services within MNCAH partners and apply research skills to identify pertinent and timely content for websites, literature reviews, and tool development.
- This internship will provide the chance to test out potential career choices in the area of data and knowledge management, monitoring and evaluation, and international public health. Further, by gaining real-life experience doing the work of an employee in a culturally diverse organization.
- Be enrolled in a university at the master’s level, preferably in Public Health, Public Policy, or Management,
- Applicants must be at least 18 years old.
- Further, Strong writing and organizational skills
- Analytical skills and ability to synthesize data into concise reports
- Effectively presents data and information to diverse audiences and listens well to instructions and feedback.
- Ability to quickly understand instructions, ask for clarification when needed, adapt and work independently to produce results on time.
- Able to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships.
- Likewise, Attention to detail, good prioritization skills.
- Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and internet navigation required, and a website content management system is preferred.
- Fluency in English and French required. Knowledge of one other UN working language an advantage
- 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 to