Monday, July 15, 2019

[Bachelor and Master Degree] UNICEF Internship in Tokyo, Japan 2019 (Paid)

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Likewise, Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world. Further, 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 also, the United Nations system under the direct supervision of experienced UNICEF staff.

Purpose of the assignment
The Division of Public Partnerships (PPD) works to strengthen UNICEF’s position as a partner of choice for children’s right among governments and public actors around the world. Further, The intern will acquire direct practical experience in PPD Tokyo’s work and the United Nations system by supporting the offices’ research and administrative tasks relating to resource mobilization with the Government of Japan under the general guidance of the supervisor (Senior Advisor). 

Specific tasks:

Under the supervision of the Senior Advisor, PPD Tokyo, the intern will
  • Support the review and analysis of donor proposals and reports by UNICEF Country Offices
  • Support a series of analysis of Japan’s ODA for children
  • Support translation, report writing, preparation for any Japan-related presentation materials
  • Provide logistics and administrative support for advocacy events and/or meetings, particularly relating to the 30th Japan-UNICEF Annual Consultation in October 2019
  • Any other tasks assigned by the supervisor
Duration of assignment: Between September 2019 - April 2020 (more than 2 months, up to 6 months) 
BenefitPPD Tokyo will provide a lump sum of JPY 5,500/ day, inclusive of transport cost, to interns.


  • Currently enrolled in a university or a graduate school, or those who graduated from schools within two years. Professional experiences are desirable.
  • Available for work in the office at least 3-4 days per week for 2-6 months.
  • Interested in child rights, child protection, education, health, nutrition, gender, youth and so on.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of international cooperation as well as humanitarian and development assistance. Further, Working experience in project formulation and/or project report writing are desirable.
  • A high level of proficiency in both written and oral languages of English and Japanese is required.
  • Ability to work with MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint

How to apply:

  • Applicants are requested to apply through this online system by 22 July 2019. When you apply, please attach your CV (both in English and Japanese) and a cover letter in English to state the majors/areas of your study and the reason for application.
  • Only qualified applicants will be short-listed and notified for further screening and interview. Thank you for your understanding.
22 July 2019