Back INTERNSHIP - Data & Analytics intern, New York Headquarters, DHR, 6 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, data and analytics to support informed decisions

Purpose and Objective of the Internship:

HR/people analytics has gained increasing attentions from the industries and a lot of organizations are applying advanced data analytics methodologies in the HR context. Within the UNICEF New York HQ Division of Human Resources (DHR), the HR Analytics team of the Analytics and Operations (A&O) is responsible for strategic planning and reporting, and provides leadership in the analysis and interpretation of HR data to drive business impact and data-driven decision-making processes. The HR Analytics team strengthens systems and performs quality assurance activities to ensure accurate, timely, and consistent information across systems. It regularly publishes a series of reports with updated data and analysis from various platforms, including the interactive OneHR Dashboard, which provides offices with easy access to reliable and timely information on workforce, recruitment and other data and analysis to meet the needs of stakeholders at all levels. As the focal point, the Team supports requests for HR data across the organization, UN agencies, and other entities. Demands to provide strategic and advisory technical support continue to increase both in quantity as well as in quality and complexity. Therefore, deeper use of statistics and machine learning techniques to provide more in-depth analysis to address business challenges is a must.

Under the overall guidance of the HR Planning Specialist, Analytics and Operations Team, DHR, and the direct supervision of the Human Resources Officer (data analytics), the intern will contribute to the achievement of the HR analytics ongoing projects.

How can you make a difference? 

Conduct an end-to-end analysis, from design of the study, data collection, data processing, data analysis, interpretation to communications, to identify the drivers for career progression. Create a tool that visualizes staff’s career progression within the organization Develop the business requirements on reporting and analytics for vendor management tools. The deliverables include a) a data dictionary and b) visual mock-ups. Support DHR Analytics team in continuous improvement of data integrity. Advise on ad-hoc queries.

To qualify as a champion for every child you should…

Be enrolled in an accredited university graduate program (or graduated within the last 12 months) in Statistics, Data Science, Information Technology, Economics, Business Analytics, or any relevant field. Have experience with statistical software (R, Python, or similar) Experience with Machine Learning. Demonstrate the ability to maintain confidentiality when working with sensitive HR and proprietary data. Have excellent writing and interpersonal skills. Fluency in English is required.

Modality: full-time, with possibility to telework from outside of New York or in the UNICEF NYHQ office

Tentative start date: 3rd October 2022

Duration: 6 months

Salary/Payment:

As per UNICEF guidelines, an intern will be paid a stipend of US $1,700 per month if based in New York or​​​​​ 70% of the monthly salary of the GS level 3 step 1 in other duty station if telework from outside. There is no expectancy of employment at the end of the internship.

Insurance:

UNICEF will not be responsible for costs arising from accidents and/or illness incurred during the intern’s service, whether on or off UNICEF premises. Therefore, the selected candidate must provide proof of enrolment in a health/accident plan prior to start the internship with the Health Section.

Visa Requirements:

Individuals are personally responsible for obtaining any required visa, covering the entire period of their internship. If necessary, UNICEF will support the process by providing relevant documents such as the proof of internship.

For internships in the US, the candidate needs to be eligible for a G4 Visa, Curricular Practical Training (CPT) , be a Green Card holder or US Citizen.

For every Child, you demonstrate... 

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS). 

To view our competency framework, please visit here. 

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 offers reasonable accommodation for personnel with disabilities. This may include, for example, accessible software, travel assistance for missions or personal attendants. We encourage you to disclose your disability during your application in case you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process and afterwards in your assignment. 

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 be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. 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. 

 Remarks:  

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

Selected candidates are subject to confirmation of fully-vaccinated status against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) with a World Health Organization (WHO)-endorsed vaccine, which must be met prior to taking up the assignment. It does not apply to selected candidates who will work remotely and are not expected to work on or visit UNICEF premises, programme delivery locations or directly interact with communities UNICEF works with, nor to travel to perform functions for UNICEF for the duration of their contracts. 

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