1 March, 2019.


New York, USA.

(Paid Opportunity)


Internship, Education Cannot Wait- UNICEF

Education Cannot Wait (ECW) is the first global multilateral fund dedicated to supporting education for children and youth in countries affected by wars, disasters, and crises. It was launched at the World Humanitarian Summit in 2016 by a broad coalition of international aid agencies and public and private donors to usher in faster and more sustainable education responses in crises settings.

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The ECW Internship Programme offers qualified and eligible students/graduates the opportunity to acquire direct practical experience in international development work in education under the direct supervision of experienced ECW staff.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Education
  • Quantitative Research
  • Human Rights

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Preferred duration: 5 months, negotiable from a minimum of 4 months to a maximum of 6 months.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

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

  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate, Masters or Ph.D. degree programme or have graduated within the past two years.
  • Have an academic background in any of the following:
    Education, including early childhood development
    Quantitative analysis: data analysis, impact evaluation, applied statistics
    Child Protection
    Human rights/humanitarian affairs or related fields
  • Be at least 18 years old at the time of application.
  • Be proficient in English.
  • Have excellent academic performance as demonstrated by university records.
  • Have no immediate relatives working with UNICEF or in the ECW Secretariat.

ECW 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 organization.

– The internship will be full-time, and interns will be based at the ECW Secretariat in New York.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid Opportunity)

  • Interns will receive a stipend of 1,500 dollars per month.

IMPORTANT VISA NOTE. Interns are personally responsible for arranging any visa or immigration requirements, covering the entire period of their internship. If necessary, UNICEF will support the process by providing relevant documents such as proof of internship.

How to Apply

First Step: Start the application form in the online portal.

Second Step: Fill in personal details, employment history, and educational background. 

Third Step: Upload the following documents:

  • C.V. / Resume
  • cover letter
  • copy of your highest level of education certificate
  • any other supporting documents

Fourth Step: Submit the application form. 


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.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Salma Aittaleb/ Morocco 

Reviewed by” Hagar Mohamed Khalil/ Egypt 
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