Internship: Communication Intern (Human Resources), New York, United States
Years of experience:
UN Children’s Fund
28 Nov 2019
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.
For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
We work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, a chance
The Division of Human Resources (DHR) is located in headquarters in New York, United States. Under the supervision, and guidance of the Human Resources (HR) Manager, the HR and Communication intern of the Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) will be responsible for providing support to the team to enhance talent management initiatives, with emphasis on producing communication-related materials and providing support to the Outreach component of sourcing.
Modality: Paid – Fulltime
Tentative start date: 16 December 2019
Duration: 3 months (with possibility of extension)
How can you make a difference?
The HR and Communication Intern will be part of the HRBP, Emergencies Cone of the DHR. S/he will support the Emergencies Cone in the development and successful implementation of HR initiatives related to recruitment and deployment of staff in emergency country offices.
We are looking for a dynamic HR and Communication Intern to support in the following areas:
COMMUNICATION AND OUTREACH
Engage in employer branding and sourcing activities to attract candidates externally and internally:
Work in close coordination with the Sourcing Team on all recruitment and placement processes:
Support in other projects as defined with the supervisor.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
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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.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.