Internship at UNICEF HK – Youth Engagement Programme

Background of co-organiser

UNICEF, United Nations Children’s Fund, is the world’s leading UN organization working for children. The Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK) was founded in 1986. As one of the national committees for UNICEF, we organize fundraising and advocacy activities to provide support for UNICEF’s programmes across over 190 countries and territories to help children survive and thrive. We are now looking for high caliber candidate to join our team.

UNICEF HK invites students from the University of Hong Kong to support our education works under Advocacy & Public Relations Department. Don’t miss this valuable opportunity to get hands-on experience in all aspects of education practices in an international charitable organization.

Project details

Key work duties include:

  • Plan and implement recruitment and training of mentor for youth programmes;
  • Assist in recruitment and screening of youth participants; and
  • Assist in project evaluation and assessment.


  • 16 October – 22 November, 2017
  • Students are expected to work 5 full days per week during the EL block


  • Head Office, Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF in Fortress Hill
  • Different local schools


PGDE students who meet the following criteria:

  • Strong desire to learn new things and interact with children and youth;
  • Organized, responsible and self-initiated;
  • Ability to work under remote supervision, in fast pace and under pressure;
  • A good team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Language proficiency in written and spoken English and Chinese; and
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, graphic design or page layout software (e.g. Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop or Office Publisher) is a plus.

(No. of places: 2)


Application Deadline

1 September 2017


Shortlisted students will be invited to attend an interview arranged by UNICEF (details to be confirmed)


Ms. Ivy Chung, Faculty of Education (HKU) [Email: ivychung@hku.hk]