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.

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!