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UNAIDS Data for Impact Practice Internship Opportunity in Geneva

UNAIDS Data for Impact Practice Internship Opportunity in Geneva

Are you passionate about contributing to the global fight against HIV/AIDS? UNAIDS is offering an exciting internship opportunity within its Data for Impact (DFI) Practice. As an intern, you will play a crucial role in supporting the development of the 2024 Global AIDS Update Report, contributing to the analysis of epidemiological and program data, and collaborating with a diverse team of experts.

Overview of UNAIDS Data for Impact Practice: Within UNAIDS, the Data for Impact Practice oversees the collection, analysis, and dissemination of critical epidemiological and program data related to the HIV response. The information gathered is instrumental in creating the Global AIDS Update Report, a widely utilized resource for advocacy, funding, and programming in the fight against HIV.

Internship Tasks: Under the supervision of the UNAIDS Technical Officer, Programme Monitoring and Reporting, you will be involved in the following tasks:

  1. Supporting the Development of the 2024 Global AIDS Update Report:
    • Collaborate with the report writing team.
    • Follow up on deliverables and track file versions.
    • Assist in copyediting and design processes.
  2. Analysis of HIV Infection Trends and Societal Enablers Indicators:
    • Conduct a systematic review of available UNAIDS trend data.
    • Analyze new HIV infection trends among key populations.
    • Evaluate progress against societal enablers indicators.
  3. Review and Visualization of Country-Submitted Data:
    • Support the review of data submitted through the GAM tool.
    • Propose new data visualizations and infographics for the Global Report.
  4. Thematic and Regional Factsheets Compilation:
    • Compile inputs from Global Report focal points.
    • Assist in drafting thematic and regional factsheets.
    • Follow up on clearance, copyediting, and design workflows.
  5. PowerPoint Slide Deck Development:
    • Collaborate with the team to develop slide decks summarizing key points and graphics.
  6. Feature Stories Development:
    • Support collaboration with UNAIDS’ report writing and communications teams.
    • Track the identification and development of feature stories for the Global Report’s launch.

Required Qualifications:

  • Recently completed or enrolled in an advanced Master’s level degree in public health, epidemiology, international relations, or a related field.
  • Competencies in UNAIDS values, commitment to the AIDS response, integrity, and respect for diversity.

Core Competencies:

  • Working in teams.
  • Communicating with impact.
  • Applying expertise.
  • Delivering results.
  • Driving change and innovation.
  • Being accountable.


  • Strong writing and quantitative research skills, especially in HIV literature and evidence.
  • Good analytical skills and proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Languages: Solid English skills; knowledge of French, Spanish, or Russian is an asset.

Skills to be Developed During the Internship:

  • Project management for report development.
  • Data management and analysis for informative statistics.
  • Infographic development from data.
  • Balancing science and advocacy.
  • Writing and communicating to a diverse audience.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter to Ms Liana Moro ( by Friday, 9 February 2024. Selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Internship Details:

  • Full-time, paid internship in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Duration: Up to six months, preferably starting in March 2024.

Note: The UNAIDS Internship Programme encourages gender parity and diversity among interns based on merit, ensuring the widest possible geographic and socioeconomic representation. Join us in making a meaningful impact on the global HIV/AIDS response!


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