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Internship: Web Intern, Communications Centre, UNICEF Supply Division, Copenhagen
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Grade: Internship, Intern
Job Expired 26 Oct 2021
Added 1 month ago
Job Description

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, dedication

Tentative start date: 24 January 2022. The internship is on a full-time basis, preferably.  

Preferred duration: 6 months. 

Location: Supply Division, Copenhagen 

How can you make a difference? 

The Web internship is centred on the maintenance and creation of content for UNICEF Supply Division’s external websi te for timely, accessible and accurate information. The website aims at diverse audiences, including suppliers and partners, and requires regular publication of technical documents and content on procurement and supply of products for children. 

In agreement with the supervisor, the intern will: 

  • Update the content of UNICEF Supply Division’s website, including news stories and technical documents. 

  • Contribute to keep the website compliant with the organization’s branding, and web management standards.  

  • Source, edit and publish photos and videos. 

  • Create and publish multimedia products, like infographics, to improve user experience. 

  • Provide editorial and design inputs to enhance the site’s content, functionality and usability. 

  • Design and publish web pages.  

  • Carry out other related tasks as needed under the supervision of the Communication Associate. 

How can we make a difference for you? 

By the end the internship, you can expect to have: 

  • Trained your ability to combine several web design skills to produce high-quality digital communication products.  

  • Exercised your creativity and ability in a team that works in high-tempo environment.  

  • Managed ambiguity and competing priorities.   

  • Learnt how to apply branding standards to digital communication. 

  • Practiced your ability to fine-tune web content to reach targeted audiences. 

  • Learnt about UNICEF’s role in supply and logistics in delivering results to children around the world 

  • Become familiar with several web design and management tools.  

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


  • Enrolled in a degree programme in an undergraduate or graduate school, or a recent graduate (have concluded an undergraduate or graduate programme within the past two years) in the area of digital communication and media, with focus on web design. 

  • Have strong academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records or, if not available, a reference letter from an academic supervisor. 

Your skills: 

  • Fluent in English (required). Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) is an asset.
  • Knowledge of web communication technologies, web design, usability, and information architecture. 

  • Competency in quality image editing tools like Illustrator and Photoshop. 

  • Familiar with web content management systems, preferably Drupal and SharePoint. 

  • Knowledge of search engine optimization techniques and web analytics tools is an asset.  

  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS is an advantage. 

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s core values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability and the following behaviour: 

  • Pays attention to detail, producing work of a high standard. 

  • Demonstrates flexibility, developing alternate plans in rapidly changing situations, uncertainty and adversity. 

  • Responds flexibly to changing circumstances, priorities and deadlines.  

  • Displays creativity and brings new ideas to the table. 

  • Involves key stakeholders in activities that impact them, keeping them informed of potential delays and problems. 

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.


UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.


The closing date of this position is 26 October 2021

Please be informed that all applications to UNICEF are handled via UNICEF's online recruiting system. You can apply to the above position by creating your profile, and application at our web site:  

Kindly note that all applications should be in English and that applications outside of the online recruiting system will not be accepted. Kindly also note that diversity and gender balance are factors in the selection process.

Additional information:

Internship Stipend: Interns are paid in accordance with the UNICEF policy on the Internship Programme.

Age: Interns must be at least 18 years 

Family relations: Interns must have no immediate relatives (e.g. father, mother, brother, sister) working in any UNICEF office.  

Visa: UNICEF is not responsible for obtaining any visas for internships. However, UNICEF can provide a Note Verbale to respective Consulates, to support the application of Visas. Also, in the scenario that the intern is already in the country of the duty station and have been granted a different work permit modality, any extension cannot be dependent on an internship with UNICEF. 


Insurance: The selected candidate must provide proof of health/accident insurance plan that covers them in the country of the assignment and for the entire duration of the assignment.    

Interns are covered for any service-incurred injury/illness.  

Employment: There is no expectancy of employment at the end of the internship. 

Onboarding: The intern will be required to provide confirmation of strong academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records or, if not available, a reference letter from an academic supervisor, a copy of health insurance coverage and to fill out the relevant UNICEF forms on conditions before taking up service as an intern.  

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