UNICEF Internship At the Education Unit in Italy

UNICEF is looking for interns who are interested in contributing to the research in the field of education. Placement will take place remotely over the four months from Thursday 1st April to Saturday 31st July 2021. The deadline is on Wednesday 24th March 2021.

The Office of Research-Innocenti (OoR-Innocenti) is the dedicated research office of UNICEF.

It undertakes research on emerging or current issues of relevance for children in order to inform the strategic directions, policies and programmes of UNICEF, governments and their partners.

The internship will be conducted with the Research on Education and Development (READ) team of the UNICEF Office of Research, with two months remotely (teleworking) at the beginning of the internship and the two remaining months in Florence, Italy if travel is possible without restrictions. 

Interns will support the production and use of mixed-methods education research for supporting education system. 

The interns will help implement multiple research projects such as ‘Time to Teach’, ‘Data Must Speak’, ‘Let us Learn’ or others.  

The deadline is on Wednesday 24th March 2021. 


Main Criteria

The candidates should:

  • Be enrolled in the last year of a master’s or Ph.D. programme at an accredited institution or be a recent graduate (have graduated within the past two years) in Education, Economics, Statistics or other fields in Social Sciences related to the work of UNICEF.
  • Have experience in qualitative and quantitative data analysis.
  • Be fluent and have excellent reading and writing skills in English. Knowledge of French and Portuguese will be an advantage.

Find out more now. 

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