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Internship from Samtse College Health, Child Protection and SBC Programmes


  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Thimphu
  • Grade: Internship - Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
    • Sexual and reproductive health
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: Closed

Under the supervision of different supervisors in four programme (HNW, Education and Child Protection and SBC) interns will perform the function as per the Terms of Reference for a period of 3.5 months.

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 have access to Education

Under the supervision of different supervisors in four programme (HNW, Education and Child Protection and SBC) interns will perform the functions as per the Terms of Reference for a period of 3.5 months.

How can you make a difference? 

Please refer to the ToRs

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

    • Be enrolled in final year undergraduate, graduate,
    • Applicants must be at between 18-24 years old.
    • Be proficient in English,
    • Have no immediate relatives (e.g., father, mother, brother, sister) working in any UNICEF office; and have no other relatives in the line of authority that the intern will report to.
    • Demonstrate willingness to learn at work
    • Additional consideration will be given for any past experiences.
    • Good interpersonal, networking, and communication skills
    • Good writing skills
    • Proficient in excel and data analysis.
    • Proactive, with willingness to learn and take on any tasks.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.



  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset. 

For every Child, you demonstrate... 

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: UNICEF Values

UNICEF competencies required for this post are...
(1) Builds and maintains partnerships(2) Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness(3)Drive to achieve results for impact(4)Innovates and embraces change(5) Manages ambiguity and complexity(6)Thinks and acts strategically(7)Works collaboratively with others.

[add the 8th competency (Nurtures, leads and manages people) for supervisory role]

During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework here.


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.
We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.
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 promote the protection and safeguarding of all children. All selected candidates will, therefore, 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.

How to apply:

If you are interested please upload the following documents:

1. latest CV
2. Motivation letter

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

This vacancy is now closed.
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