Health Internship, 6 months, Tripoli-Libya ( Libya Nationals Only)

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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.

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 purpose of the UNICEF internship progra​mme is:

To provide a framework by which current eligible undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate students from diverse academic backgrounds are assigned to UNICEF offices, where their educational experience can be enhanced through practical work assignments;

To expose the interns to the work of UNICEF, and To provide UNICEF offices with the assistance of qualified students specialized in various professional fields.

How can you make a difference?

Currently, the child survival and development program is supporting the ministry of health, NCDC, and HIC for capacity building of relevant staff on different thematic areas including (IMNCI, IYCF and ENC, and others). The basic objective of this support is to ensure the provision of services aligned with global standards.

To achieve this UNICEF is seeking the support of a dynamic intern to assist the team in undertaking these trainings.

The specific tasks will include:

-Assist the CSD team in planning, implementation, and documentation of capacity building initiatives on different thematic areas including:

  • IYCF
  • ENC

-Support in designing the training material for undertaking capacity building.

-Facilitate implementation of innovative training initiatives {Tele-medicine and online training sessions).

-Ensure timely reporting and documentation for the institutionalization of the training process and to capture lessons learned.

-Support the establishment of a capacity-building mechanism with key partners.

-Facilitate Validation for capacity building needs assessment.

-Evaluation of training program including lessons learned and recommendations for long-term sustainable training mechanism.

-Perform any other related tasks as required.


  • Be enrolled in an advance/undergraduate, graduate, or Ph.D. degree program or have graduated within the past two years. With one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: Health, Public health, Global International Health, Health Policy, Health Policy & Management, Environmental health, family health, Health research, Biostatistics, Socio-medical Sciences, Epidemiology, Health Education, Health Promotion, and Disease Prevention, Educational Interventions in Health Care, Medicine, Nursing, or a field relevant to international public health development assistance.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old.
  • Have excellent academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records.
  • Have no immediate relatives (e.g., father, mother, brother, sister) working in any UNICEF office.
  • Have no other relatives in the line of authority to which the intern will report to.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Equipped with key skills for training facilitation.
  • Professional writing skills.
  • Strong technical, troubleshooting, and organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Self-starter and self-motivator; ability to work with minimal supervision.

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

  • Relevant background in one or more of the following areas is required: public health/nutrition planning and management, maternal and neonatal health care, or health emergency/humanitarian preparedness
  • Experience working in the international and national development organization, and fieldwork experience an asset.
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergencies is considered an asset.

Language Requirements:

Fluency in both Arabic and English is required.

Work conditions:

The intern may be requested to come to the UNICEF office for a meeting. But most of the time will be requested to work remotely from own premises and as much as possible.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

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 be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.


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

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