UNICEF Moldova Internship: Operations Intern, (6 months) _for Moldova nationals/residents only

UNICEF Moldova Internship: Operations Intern, (6 months) _for Moldova nationals/residents only

UNICEF’s mission in Moldova is to make sure every child in the country is healthy, educated and safe from harm, therefore having the best start in life and a fair chance to reach her or his full potential and benefit from the country’s prosperity. We believe children have a right to live in a more equitable society, where their voices are heard, and needs met as a matter of priority in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. More information on what we do in Moldova is available at: https://www.unicef.org/moldova.

The Operations Intern will be part of the Operations Section and report to the Operations Manager, who will assume the role of the Mentor during the assignment. Under the supervision and guidance of the Mentor, the intern will perform a variety of routine and specialized tasks for the Operations Section, while providing clerical and administrative support.

Eligibility requirements 

  • Completion of secondary education.
  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate or higher degree programme or have graduated within the past two years.

 Minimum qualifications / skills

  • Fluency in Romanian and working knowledge of English is required, knowledge of Russian is an asset.
  • Working knowledge of office practices such as filing, phones, computer operation, basic MS Office etc.
  • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills.
  • Accountability and ability to operate in compliance with organizational rules and regulations.

HOW TO APPLY: To read more detailed information and apply for this internship, please visit UNICEF webpage


Application deadline: 14 July 2024

UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.

UNICEF does not hire candidates who are married to children (persons under 18). 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 is committed to promoting the protection and safeguarding of all children. All selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. 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.

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance. Appointments may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Should you be selected for a position with UNICEF, you either must be inoculated as required or receive a medical exemption from the relevant department of the UN. Otherwise, the selection will be canceled.

UNICEF does not charge a processing fee at any stage of its recruitment, selection, and hiring processes (i.e., application stage, interview stage, validation stage, or appointment and training). UNICEF will not ask for applicants’ bank account information.

All UNICEF positions are advertised, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. An internal candidate performing at the level of the post in the relevant functional area, or an internal/external candidate in the corresponding Talent Group, may be selected, if suitable for the post, without assessment of other candidates.