IT Internship with UNICEF's Global Shared Services Centre, Budapest


International Organizations

Location (s):

  • Hungary


We are committed, passionate, and proud of what we do. Promoting the rights of every child is not a job, it’s a calling. UNICEF’s Global Shared Services Centre (GSSC) provides services to UNICEF offices across the world in the areas of Finance, Master Data Management, Human Resources Administration, Payroll, and Customer Care (IT Global Help Desk).


Our mission is to be a centre of excellence for the global delivery of efficient services within a culture of customer service, continuous business improvement, knowledge-sharing and innovation to support the effective achievement of UNICEF's programme results worldwide.

At the GSSC, a global career is built on strong foundations of our core values accompanied by continuous learning and professional development for our staff to become committed international civil servants.

Internships with UNICEF offer a unique opportunity to acquire direct practical experience in UNICEF's work and the United Nations system under the direct supervision of experienced UNICEF staff. Internships are offered depending on the availability of meaningful assignments and the needs and capacity of units/offices to receive and supervise interns.

How can you make a difference?

UNICEF is seeking candidates for our IT Internship roster in our Global Shared Services (GSSC) in Budapest, Hungary. 

IT Internships in the GSSC include opportunities working with our Local Information Technology team or with our IT Customer Care team providing global IT services.

The intern will gain exposure to UNICEF information technology environment in a shared services environment.  This role will offer the opportunity to understand IT equipment, technologies, and systems as well as participate in the design of some of the new systems and integration with existing systems and equipment.

The internship will also provide exposure within an international environment to learn about the role of information and telecommunication technology to help UNICEF fulfil its mission and to operate in a global IT environment.

Opportunity is About:


Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

As an advocate for every child, you will have…

  • Current enrollment in Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree programme or recent graduate, in Information Technology, Computer science, or a related technical area
  • Fluency in English
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of business applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and VISIO.
  • Ability to organize and manage information to achieve defined goals and optimum results.
  • Demonstrated commitment and drive for results.
  • Eligible applicants must be nationals of EU countries or currently studying in Hungary.


Deadline: September 30, 2019

Cost/funding for participants:

Internships will be for a 3 to 6 months duration, depending on organizational needs and intern availability.

This internship is paid with a stipend of approximately HUF 140,000 per month for full-time arrangements, which will be prorated for part-time schedules.

The selected intern will be required to provide proof of enrollment in a health/accident plan prior to taking up the assignment.

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