UNICEF is accepting applications now for UNICEF Internship Program in USA “Education Cannot Wait”. The Internship Program is for all the countries nationals including Pakistan. UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Introduction To UNICEF Internship Education Cannot Wait

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. ECW inspires political commitment to financing education in humanitarian contexts, catalyzes financial resources, facilitates joint programming between humanitarian and development actors, empowers local partners and seeks to strengthen quality and accountability. Education Cannot Wait (ECW) is hosted by UNICEF. The Fund is administered under UNICEF’s financial, human resources and administrative rules and regulations, while operations are run by the Funds own independent governance structure that provides strategic guidance and oversight to its investments. 

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children and youth entitled to an education in emergencies and protracted crisis, we would like to hear from you for UNICEF Internship Program. ECW UNICEF 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.


UNICEF Internship Program Details:

Internship Providers:


Host Country:

United States of America


1500$ per Month


5-6 Months

Eligibility Criteria for UNICEF Internship Program 2019

  • 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.

Deadline for applications:

The Deadline for UNICEF Internship Program in USA 2019 is Friday March 1st 2019

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.