The Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF

Program Intern

Location: Hong Kong

Duration: early June through early August (dates are somewhat flexible)

Housing: Student must secure housing on her own

Qualifications: For a student with an interest in Asia, international development, fundraising. Fluency in Cantonese a plus.

The Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF was founded in 1986. As one of the 36 national committees for UNICEF, the Hong Kong Committee organizes fundraising and advocacy activities to provide financial support for UNICEF’s programs across over 150 countries and territories to help children survive and thrive. National committees raise approximately one third of the UNICEF budget.

 The Hong Kong Committee raises US $18 million each year through its work with individuals and corporations. The office has a staff of approximately 36. Potential projects may include assignments relating to risk management, organizational development, digital/social media, HR review, PR and Marketing, crisis preparedness, corporate strategy and corporate governance.

Current for Summer 2014

Yeareen Yun ('14) IIP intern at HKCU receives the UNICEF Gold Volunteer Award from Irene Chan, Chief Executive of HKCU, for her work in summer 2013 to develop a volunteer management system.