Internship at Communication Section of UNICEF Turkey

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    2 weeks ago
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    Communication and Advocacy, General Support
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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. To help them fulfill their potential. 

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. 

And we never give up. 

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If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.

How can you make a difference? 

UNICEF offers the opportunity for interns, talented university students, to gain valuable professional experience while being exposed to UNICEF’s work. At the same time, UNICEF benefits from working with interns as they are a significant asset, providing updated academic knowledge, technical know-how and other valuable skills to the organization.

The intern’s tasks will range from drafting and editing multimedia content including social media posts, videos, and human-interest stories. The intern will be expected to support the documentation of UNICEF Turkey events, communication activities, and media campaigns. The intern will also be responsible for working on UNICEF Turkey publications review and quality control.

Key responsibilities of the intern:

  • Support developing and editing communication products including social media content, human interest stories, and web blogs.
  • Assist in editing and quality control of multimedia products including video products, infographics and brochures.
  • Support the translation and transcribing of materials and content in both Turkish and English.
  • Help draft reports on completed communication activities activities, including compiling clippings from media and social media coverage.
  • Provide other assistance to the Communications Team as required.

Duty Station: Ankara 

Supervisor: Communication Specialist

Duration: 26 weeks

Stipend: In accordance to UNICEF’s guidelines, interns will be paid a nominal stipend per month. There is no expectancy of employment at the end of the internship. 

Insurance: UNICEF will not be responsible for costs arising from accidents and/or illness incurred during the intern’s service, whether on or off UNICEF premises. Therefore, the selected candidate must provide proof of enrolment in a health/accident plan prior to start his/her work. If accepted, the intern will be required to provide a copy of health insurance coverage and to fill out the relevant UNICEF forms on conditions regarding service as an intern.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have… 

  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or Ph.D. degree programme or have graduated within the past two years – Applicants must be at least 18 years old. Applicants are expected to have completed or be enrolled in media, journalism, graphic design, filmmaking, public relations, communications or a related discipline.
  • To be fluent in English, with strong writing skills. Additionally, fluency in another official and working language of the UN would be an asset.
  • To have excellent academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records.
  • To have design skills, adept at Photo Shop, Canva, In-Design
  • To have social media skills, video, creating REELS, posts
  • Additional consideration will be given to working knowledge in photography, videography, visual design or video editing software.
  • Additional consideration will be given for any past experience in related fields.

For every Child, you demonstrate… 

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: UNICEF Values

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.