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Internships in Child Protection (Justice System), Beijing , China

We are looking for two interns for our Child Protection section to join us for 2 months during the summer to support and improve programme documentation as well as knowledge management in the area of child-friendly justice.

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.

How can you make a difference? 

UNICEF China Child Protection Programme supports the Government of China in developing and implementing child protection and welfare related laws and policies, in line with international standards, and in strengthening of the capacity of government institutions at national and subnational level to provide child protection services, including in the justice system. This also includes support to capacity development in child-friendly justice of the justice workforce, such as judges and prosecutors. 

  1. Compilation and analysis

Compile, analyse and summarize information on community rehabilitation and restorative justice (e.g., laws, policies and standards, practice).

  1. Translation

English to Chinese translation of training materials for prosecutors and judges on child-friendly justice.

To qualify, you are

  • A university student at undergraduate [1] or graduate level with a major in law, preferably in criminal law / criminal procedures law, human rights or international law.
  • Fluent in English and Chinese
  • Skilled in using computers and standard software
  • Available and motivated to work for protecting the rights of every child for 6 weeks this summer

Previous volunteer/intern experience is desired but not necessary.

For every Child, you demonstrate… 

  • Respect for and adherence to UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Inclusion, and Integrity
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team working skills and capacity to work in a multicultural environment
  • Strong drive for results, setting high standards for the quality of work
  • Interest in learning and researching, gathering comprehensive information to support decision making

If you recognize yourself from the above and wish to make a difference for every child, apply through (requisition 505076) or a Cover Letter and CV to  

[1] Completed at least two years of full-time studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of an undergraduate degree.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location:
  • Grade: Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Legal - International Law
    • Legal - International Law
    • Legal - Broad
    • Social Affairs
    • Human Rights
    • Humanitarian Aid and Coordination
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
    • Civil Society and Local governance
    • Animal Health and Veterinary
  • Closing Date: 2017-06-12

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