UNICEF Internship for Public Partnership Division, Tokyo, Japan

UNICEF Internship for Public Partnership Division, Tokyo, Japan

Please specify when and how often you are available for work during the proposed period (January 2024 – December 2024) in your cover letter.

UNICEF Internship for Public Partnership Division, Tokyo, Japan

  • Contract type: Internship
  • Duty Station: Tokyo
  • Level: Internship
  • Location: Japan
  • Categories: Partnerships, Fund Raising

The UNICEF Internship Programme offers qualified and eligible students at both Headquarters (HQ) and Country Offices (CO) the unique opportunity to acquire direct practical experience in UNICEF’s work and the United Nations system under the direct supervision of experienced UNICEF staff.

How can you make a difference? 

Purpose of the assignment

The Public Partnerships Division (PPD) works to strengthen UNICEF’s position as a partner of choice for children’s right among governments and public actors around the world. The intern will acquire direct practical experience in PPD Tokyo’s work and the United Nations system by supporting the office’s quality assurance, analysis/research and administrative tasks related to resource mobilisation with the Government of Japan activities under general guidance of the supervisor (Senior Advisor or Public Partnership Specialist). 

Specific tasks:

Under the supervision of the Senior Advisor/ Public Partnership Specialist, PPD Tokyo, the intern will

  • Support the review and analysis of donor proposals and reports prepared by UNICEF Country Offices
  • Support a series of analyses of Japan’s ODA for children
  • Support translation, report writing, preparation for any Japan-related documents and presentation materials
  • Provide logistics and administrative support for advocacy events and/or meetings, particularly relating to Japan-UNICEF Annual Consultation
  • Any other tasks assigned by the supervisor

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

  • Currently enrolled in a university or a graduate school or those who graduated from schools within two years. Professional experiences are desirable.
  • Available for work for 3-5 days a week for 3-6 months. Preferably be able to work in accordance with the Japan Standard Time (JST).
  • Interested in child rights, health, nutrition, water and sanitation, education, child protection, gender, climate change and so on, the areas where UNICEF works.
  • Experience and/or knowledge on international cooperation, humanitarian and development assistance and human security are desirable.
  • Working experience in project formulation/report writing are desirable.
  • A high level of proficiency in both written and oral languages of English and Japanese is required.
  • Ability to work with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work with advanced level of MS platforms such as Forms, Power BI with analytical data management skills will be an asset.

Duration of assignment: More than 3 months, up to 6 months, starting anytime from January 2024 – December 2024

Duty station is Tokyo, Japan.

Payment of stipend: PPD Tokyo will provide a lump sum of JPY 5,500/ day, inclusive of transport costs.   

Work modality: Work modality is negotiable.  Depending on the team’s schedule which follows PPD Tokyo’s hybrid work modality (combination of working in the office/teleworking), interns may be asked to work from home on certain number of days in a week.

DEADLINE: 08 Oct 2023 Tokyo Standard Time

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