Remote Internship with Child Protection UNICEF, Ankara, Turkey

Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund

Country: Turkey

City: Ankara, Turkey

Office: UNICEF Ankara, Turkey

Closing date: Tuesday, 8 June 2021

Remote Internship with Child Protection, UNICEF Turkey

Job no: 540703

Position type: Internship

Location: Turkey Division/Equivalent: CEE/CIS

School/Unit: Turkey

Department/Office: Ankara, Turkey

Categories: Child Protection, Internship

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.

For every child, an Advocate

If you are committed and passionate about making a lasting difference for children, UNICEF Turkey would like to hear from you.

How can you make a difference?

UNICEF offers the opportunity for summer 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 will join the Community Based Child Protection/Child Protection in Emergencies Team, and provide time-bound, specific support in the following programme support areas:

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)/ Data analysis support: support trends analysis of NGO partners datasets; mapping of partners‘ current M&E systems and technical support in strengthening data collection/tools/processes particularly for qualitative, outcome level data collection; design of specific pieces of evidence generation and knowledge management; support to drafting of donor proposals and donor reports, etc.)

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS): support for mapping of child protection programme and UNICEF Country Office MHPSS interventions, guidelines and tools to inform development of a MHPSS strategy and roadmap


Key deliverables will include:

Assessment of NGO partner’s M&E systems completed, and recommendations made for systems strengthening

Relevant pieces of data analysis/evidence generation completed, including in support of donor proposal development/donor reporting

Knowledge management products produced and operational

Qualitative data collection tools developed in consultation with NGO partners, tested and rolled out

MHPSS mapping completed


26 weeks (preferably between 1st June and 30 November 2021)


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.

Modality: Remote - Full-time

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

Applicants should meet the following requirements:

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. Academic field in IMS, Planning, M&E and Research is a strong advantage. Proficient academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records is required.

To be fluent in English, with strong writing skills. Additionally, fluency in another official and working language of the UN would be an asset.

Excellent use of Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

Experience in and/or knowledge of gender, child protection, GBV, MHPSS, humanitarian response and development programmes is a strong asset .

To have excellent academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records.

Additional consideration will be given for any past experience in related fields.

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.

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.


Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

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

Advertised: May 25 2021 GTB Daylight Time Application close: Jun 08 2021 GTB Daylight Time


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