The design team at the UNICEF Innovation Unit in NY works on several interesting projects. Photo credit: Mini Kim, Innovation Unit, UNICEF NYHQ
The design team at the UNICEF Innovation Unit in NY works on several interesting projects. Photo credit: Mini Kim, Innovation Unit, UNICEF NYHQ

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? Do you believe in engaging the user in the design process? 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: June 2014 – August 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: Interaction Design Intern” to unicef.jobs(at)gmail.com by April 22nd, 2014. Queries can be directed to the same address with the subject: “QUERY: Interaction Design Intern”.

For more information about the position and applying, click here.

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Check also other job opportunities within UNICEF Innovation work.

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