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UNICEF Australia Internship
Want to gain experience with one of the world's leading international organisations?


What is it?

UNICEF Australia offers a competitive internship program, giving interns a chance to work alongside some of Australia's best not-for-profit professionals, grow their skills and gain extensive experience with one of the world's leading international organisations.

Internships are available in the following departments:

  • Advocacy (Reopening Intake 1, 2015)
  • Digital Media (Reopening Intake 4, 2014)
  • Communications (Reopening Intake 3, 2014)
If you want to hear about the experiences of some of our previous interns, you can read about their time at UNICEF Australia here.

Who can apply?

UNICEF Australia's internship program is open to all qualified university or TAFE students and graduates.

What's involved?

Successful applicants will intern in our Advocacy, Digital Media or Communications & Social Media Departments for three months. The internships will be unpaid and require a minimum of two days per week in UNICEF Australia's office in Sydney, NSW.

Each internship role will vary depending on the skills of the intern and current projects being undertaken by UNICEF Australia. Applicants should be flexible and be prepared to work in areas in which they have had no previous experience or expertise.

When are the internships?

UNICEF Australia offer four intakes every year for each internship.

2013/2014 Internship intake details
Intake 1: 02 December 2013 to 21 February 2014, applications close Friday 25 October 2013 
Intake 2: 3 March 2014 to 30 May 2014, applications close 7 February 2014.
Intake 3: 2 June 2014 to 29 August 2014, applications close 2 May 2014.
Intake 4: 1 September 2014 to 28 November 2014, applications close 1 August 2014.


UNICEF Australia regrets that we are unable to accept internships outside of these intake dates.

How do I apply?

If you would like to apply for an internship at UNICEF Australia, simply:

1. Download the position description for the internship you wish to apply for:
2. Create a single document application. Make sure this includes a cover letter, your resume and a document addressing how you fulfill the position description and selection criteria (where applicable).

3. Complete the form below and upload your application.

Remember to highlight which UNICEF Australia department you wish to apply for an internship with. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

Submit your application for a UNICEF internship here

Due to a high number of applications only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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