Internship In Human Immunodeficiency Virus Hiv Section, Pd - Hq, Requisition 521315

internship - part time,

Unicef
New York, NY
Closed
Posted 83 Days ago
Unicef
New York, NY
internship - part time,
Posted 83 Days ago
Closed

Description

Internship in HIV/AIDS Section, PD - New York HQ, Requisition #521315 UNICEF - New York, NY4.3 8 hours agoFull-timeEstimated: $31,000 - $43,000 a year Apply Now Education * Doctoral Degree Skills * Data Management Benefits * Health Insurance UNICEF works in some of the worlds toughest places, to reach the worlds 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, a future.. The fight against HIV/AIDS is not yet over, despite remarkable progress over the past decade. UNICEFs HIV/AIDS programming addresses HIV prevention, treatment and care for infants, children, adolescents and mothers. To reach an AIDS-free generation, UNICEF focuses on the unfinished business in supporting countries to prevent new infections among children, women and adolescents, to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV (EMTCT) and to bring and retain mothers, children and adolescents living with HIV in lifelong care. Purpose and Objective: As an intern with the HIV/AIDS Section, you will provide direct programmatic and project management support to the Programmes cluster. You will gain exposure to the global HIV policy and implementation space and gain an understanding of evidence-informed health programming and advocacy. You will also have the opportunity interact with UNICEF regional and country offices as well as key global partners and stakeholders with opportunities to apply and improve their writing, analytic, and organizational skills. This is an opportunity to be selected for one of three internship positions which will include work under the following thematic focus areas: Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT); Early Infant Diagnosis and Paediatric Treatment; Programme Communication, Management and Partnerships Main duties and responsibilities: Conducting literature searches on select topics related to children and HIV/AIDS Writing evidence-based knowledge summaries to support programming Providing project management and administrative support to the HIV/AIDS Programmes cluster, including for inter-agency working groups on children and AIDS and HIV prevention Supporting the development of communications materials and assets Assisting in the refinement of an internal knowledge platform and knowledge sharing strategy (including webinars) to support countries with implementation and to promote learning Benefits to Intern: This internship will complement current academic training and provide exposure to the global EMTCT, paediatric and HIV/AIDS UN partnerships agenda. This internship will provide an opportunity for interns to strengthen their skills in writing, research, communication and knowledge management; gain hands-on experience in global health and innovation and build content knowledge in the field of children and AIDS. This internship will provide an opportunity to explore potential career choices in HIV/AIDS programming, communications and knowledge management and global public health by gaining practical, real-life experience in a culturally diverse international organization. Location : The intern will be based in the office in New York. It is not expected that the intern will travel during the assignment period. Duration : This will be a part time / full time internship and the duration will be from 3-6 months. Salary/Payment: In accordance to UNICEFs guidelines, interns will be paid a stipend of US $1,500 per month for full-time work; part-time internship will be paid accordingly. There is no expectancy of employment at the end of the internship. UNICEF is not responsible for obtaining any necessary visas. Insurance: UNICEF will not be responsible for costs arising from accidents and/or illness incurred during the interns 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 with the Section. 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. There is no expectancy of employment at the end of the internship. Living Conditions and Working Environment: The intern will work at UNICEF House, New York. S/he will work with the HIV/AIDS Section and report to the supervisor of this internship. S/he is not expected to travel out of this duty station during the assignment. A flexible workspace will be provided. The intern will be expected to participate in section meetings, as well as other UNICEF meetings of interest to the student, including the seminar series for UNICEF interns. Guidance will be provided on a regular basis. To qualify as a champion for every child you will have Be enrolled in a graduate or Ph.D. degree programme or have graduated within the past two years in the area of Public Health, Public Policy and Management, Health Communications, or a related field. Have strong writing, analytical, research and organizational skills; Skills in data management and analysis considered an asset. Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) is considered an asset. Other Requirements: Letter of verification from the college or university that the intern is currently enrolled in a Graduate Degree Program (i.e., Masters, PhD). It should also state the expected graduation date. Recent graduates are allowed until 2 years after degree completion. Copy of their most recent official transcript showing excellent academic performance Copy of Identification Card (ID) One letter of signed recommendation on letterhead or from professional email address For every Child, you demonstrate Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results. To view our competency framework, please click here. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. 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, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Opening Date Wed Apr 10 2019 08:00:00 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time) Eastern Daylight Time Closing Date Wed May 08 2019 22:55:00 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)

Skills

research, writing, communication, english, spanish, public policy, french, literature, education, microsoft word, training, project management, organization, analysis, children

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