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National Intern: Human Resources Unit, Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Open to Cambodian Nationality only)

Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
  • Grade: Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
  • Closing Date: 2019-12-10

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UNICEF Cambodia is looking for national intern to join Human Resources Team for a period between 3- 6 months in 2020 (full-time/part-time). We offer supervision, access to information, engaging working environment and the possibility to work FOR EVERY CHILD. UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce and encourage qualified candidates from all background to apply.

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 chance

UNICEF began providing assistance to Cambodia in 1952 and has been working since then to improve the wellbeing of Cambodian children. UNICEF established its first country office in 1973 in the capital of Phnom Penh. More information on what we do in Cambodia is available at

How can you make a difference?

Under the supervision of the HR Manager, and in coordination with the HR team member, the national intern will:

  • Conduct research on HR areas related to workforce diversity, retention and staff well-being initiatives and best practices in the non-profit industry
  • Conduct research on HR-related beast practices, trends and market standards in HR practices
  • Develop HR-related reports including tracking and monitoring office learning activities and online mandatory for staff/non-staff
  • Assist in HR file transfer to ECM site
  • In collaboration with Communication and Administrative units, he/she will assist the elaboration, formatting, illustration and production of documents for the internal ‘Welcome to Cambodia’.
  • Communication provided to support Office and universities to collect potential female candidates.
  • To facilitate communication with local universities that would provide talented graduates to support UNICEF internship programme.
  • Additional Human Resources projects may be assigned based on the intern’s areas of interest and expertise

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

  • Excellent command of both Khmer and English, written and spoken;
  • Excellent communication skills in both languages (listening, speaking, writing, observing);
  • Strong research and analytical skills;
  • Computer literate and knowledge of software required for specific tasks;
  • Ability to use own initiative and creatively consider solutions;
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment;
  • Commitment and passion for UNICEF’s mission, guiding principles, and the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
  • Enrolled in or pursuing university degree programme in Human Resource, Business Administrative or other related fields.
  • Familiarity with human resources functions, general administrative tasks and tools 
  • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization is an asset

Duration of the assignment

  • Desired role period 3-6 months, Mon - Fri (full-time/Part-time)

Conditions of the Internship:

National interns with UNICEF may be remunerated with monthly stipend of 100 USD/month (full-time), depending on the specific conditions and for those who face difficulty in obtaining medical insurance, UNICEF will reimburse up to 100 USD for the whole duration of the internship.

To view detail Terms of Reference for this assignment, please click hereDownload File ToR- National Intern, Human Resources Unit.pdf

View our competency framework at

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, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.


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

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
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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