Applications are open for UNICEF Seoul Liaison Office Internship in South Korea. This is six months long position at UNICEF Seoul Liaison Office. It works closely with the Korean Committee for UNICEF (KCU) which leads in fundraising from individuals and the private sector, the Child Friendly Cities Initiative, and child rights’ advocacy in the Republic of Korea.
The UNICEF Internship Programme at UNICEF Seoul Liaison Office (Seoul Global Center, 38 Jongro Jongro- gu) offers qualified and eligible students the unique opportunity to acquire direct practical experience in UNICEF’s work and the United Nations system under the direct supervision of experienced UNICEF staff. Under supervision of the Public Partnerships Specialist and/or the Communication Associate, the intern will
undertake the following activities.
- Support in preparation and organization of advocacy events such as symposiums, conferences, seminars and briefings.
- Monitoring and updating of the website.
- Assisting press and media monitoring.
- Providing assistance to analyze the Government of the Republic of Korea’s ODA policies and trends.
- Through preparation and translation (Korean/English) of resource materials and reports.
- Performing other tasks requested by the supervisor and the Office.
- Enrolled in graduate school in the area of international development/affairs/relations, public policy, public administration, business administration, communication, or other related social sciences, or have graduated within the past two years.
- Be available for work in the office for 5 days per week (7 hours per day).
- Strong research, analytical, coordination, planning, and communications skills.
- Be proficient in MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint.
- Have the ability to work with people with different backgrounds, including different cultures, gender, religions, races, nationalities and ages etc.
- Strong interest in and knowledge of child rights, child protection, education, health, nutrition, international development cooperation and gender equality.
- Fluency in English and Korean (written and oral). Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) is an asset.
UNICEF will provide the interns with monthly stipend. Interns must fund themselves for their travel to the duty station, their accommodations and living expenses at the duty station during the internship.
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