Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
The UNICEF Internship Programme offers qualified and eligible students at both Headquarters (HQ) and Country Offices (CO) 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.
Purpose of the internship:
UNICEF Brazil country programme (2017-2021) includes four major programmatic areas of focus: (1) social inclusion; (2) strengthening public policies to better reach the most vulnerable; (3) protection from the worst forms of violence; and (4) citizen (including adolescent) engagement.
At field level, UNICEF Brazil utilizes two major initiatives to achieve results for children: the UNICEF Municipal Seal and the Urban Centers initiative. The UNICEF Seal has been implemented with UNICEF leadership for the past 15 years. Over 1,900 municipalities are enrolled in the current edition (2017-2020) of the UNICEF Seal, including 1,280 from 9 states in the Semi-Arid Territory. The UNICEF Seal is the most important programme that UNICEF carries out in the Semi-Arid Territory. Further to this, UNICEF implements an Integrated Education Programme (PEI), support a Network of Inclusion, Federal State Committees to Prevent Homicides of Adolescents in Ceará and Bahia states, and others.
Under the supervision of the Communication Specialist and in agreement with the Chief of the Semi-Arid Platform and the Chief of Communications and Partnerships in Brasília, the Communications Intern will be responsible for supporting communication activities in (Brazilian Semi Arid) by engaging with local and regional media, supporting national Communication activities in SAB, developing content for UNICEF and UNICEF Seal digital platforms, engaging and collaborating with local partners.
The intern’s participation will include provision of support in technical areas and learning under the supervision of the Communication Specialist. The intern’s tasks are listed below according to the programme specifications:
Benefits offered to the candidate by the affirmative action internship: