Internship – Education & WASH joint Programme (both for national and international applicants)


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Specific Activities: Working with the section, the intern will provide support to the following: Review the global practices related the three-star approach including lessons applicable to Bangladesh to be included in PEDP4; Review the plans for implementation of the three-star approach and update based on current need and lessons from global experiences to be included in PEDP4; Support development of an operational plan, ensuring strong equity, climate resilience/DRR components; Support the development of specific content for the roll out of the three-star approach – training modules, workshop content (PPTs, briefs etc); and, Attending meetings on development of MHM strategy when necessary. Remuneration The internship will provide a stipend of BDT35,000 (USD420) per month. Remuneration for 8-10 days of travel outside of Dhaka. Supervision To be jointly supervised by the WASH in school staff from WASH and Education Sections. The primary supervisor is Mahjabeen Ahmed, WASH Officer with Md Qausar Hossain, Education Officer, as focal point in Education Section. Minimum qualification required Bachelor’s in the social sciences with emphasis or courses in Education, Disaster Management and Climate Change/Social Science, and/or Sanitation and Hygiene.    Knowledge/Expertise/skills required Familiarity or working experience on preparing operational plan to address any emerging issues. Knowledge on global practices for mitigating impact of climate change/environmental degradation on students and educational institution. Familiarity with 3-Star approach in WASH in School will be an asset.  Awareness about equity (gender, inclusiveness, and disability) focused programming and its implementation approach.   Excellent communication skills. Excellent command of English language Internship duration: Four months – May to August 2019.

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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.


Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

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

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