SRI LANKA, 2005. Children laugh, showing off plastic sunglasses, at a relief camp for people displaced by the tsunami, near the southern town of Galle. © UNICEF/NYHQ2005-2283/DAN THOMAS
SRI LANKA, 2005. Children laugh, showing off plastic sunglasses, at a relief camp for people displaced by the tsunami, near the southern town of Galle. © UNICEF/NYHQ2005-2283/DAN THOMAS

Are you a current undergraduate or graduate student, or do you have a bachelor’s degree in the field of graphic design, interaction design, visual communication or system design? Are you able to take large amounts of information and structure it into aesthetically and technically clear system diagrams, process maps and graphics? Can you illustrate a story? If you answered yes to all the preceding questions, keep reading as you might be the intern we are looking for.

The purpose of the internship is to create engaging visuals that make complicated information simple and easy to understand in order to help UNICEF staff and consultants, both in HQ and the field, better perform their duties. The intern will create process maps, system diagrams, data visualization mockups and dashboard mockups that clearly communicate the main concepts, principles and stories of UNICEF and Innovation projects.

Duration of internship: January 2014 – June 2014

Duty Station: Innovation Unit, New York, USA

This position is not compensated, but there is a possibility to receive school credit.

Please send detailed cover letter, resume and portfolio (PDF or URL to a website), with the subject: “Application: Information Design Intern” to mmkim(at)unicef.org by January 17, 2014. Queries can be directed to the same address with the subject: “QUERY: Information Design Intern”

For more information, see the Terms of Reference

Check also other job opportunities within UNICEF innovation work

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