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Internship: Multimedia & Graphic Design 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 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. 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.

For every child, a better world

Tentative start date: As soon as possible. The internship is on a full-time basis, preferably.  

Preferred duration: 3-6 months, ideally starting in November 2021 or shortly thereafter.

Location: UNICEF Supply Division, Copenhagen

The internship is centred on the maintenance and creation of content for the UNICEF Supply Division Communication Unit. The unit communicates time-sensitive and accurate information to diverse audiences, including donors and partners, and requires regular production of engaging multimedia content.

How can you make a difference? 

In agreement with the supervisor(s), the intern will provide assistance in:  

  • Creating graphics following the UNICEF’s brand guidelines for use on social media channels and in presentations 
  • Shooting and editing quality multimedia (both photo and video) products  
  • Sourcing photos and videos from the UNICEF multimedia database and, WeShare, as well as adapting them for social media and web content 


  • Using creativity to produce engaging digital content for social media channels and the UNICEF Supply Division website 
  • Learning about the organization’s role in supply and logistics and humanitarian supply chains for children around the world 
  • Managing ambiguity and competing priorities   

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


  • Enrolled in a degree programme in an undergraduate or graduate school, or are a recent graduate (have concluded an undergraduate or graduate programme within the past two years) in the area(s) of multimedia/Graphic Design.
  • Have a 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.  
  • Strong grasp of graphics and multimedia tools 
  • Proficiency in video and photo shooting and editing, using Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere Pro, Illustrator and Photoshop 
  • Proficiency in using DSLR cameras, related equipment and accessories 


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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