on a rolling basis

Fall/Winter Internship

We are currently accepting applications for 2017 Fall and Winter Internship. We are looking for university, graduate or young professionals candidates who will assist staff on all aspects of planning for the 2017 Winter Youth Assembly at the United Nations, which will take place from February 1-3, 2017.

Interns must be available to work in our office located in Greenwich, Connecticut, and commit up to 20 hours per week until the end of February. A variety of positions are available to qualified applicants living in the greater New York area

Outreach Intern

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist staff with contacting Permanent Missions to the UN to coordinate group visits
  • Help coordinate Permanent Mission visits and briefings during the Youth Assembly
  • Contact colleges and universities and set up meetings with interested delegation partners
  • Other miscellaneous tasks as needed

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years relevant internship and/or work experience preferred
  • Experience working with the UN or Permanent Missions to the UN preferred
  • Global perspective and strong cultural awareness
  • Professional phone and email etiquette
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to creatively solve problems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to details
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Multi-tasker; charismatic; driven go getter, self motivated

Communications & Media Intern

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • 1-2 years relevant internship and/or work experience preferred
  • Assist in generating content for social media
  • Conduct research on social media trends and competitive insights
  • Answer delegate inquiries on social media platforms
  • Engage and interact with the online community
  • Assist in contacting media representatives
  • Assist in planning communication and media strategies
  • Help draft and proofread press releases and other communications vehicles as needed
  • Help maintain digital files of photos, videos, and text content 
  • Assist with video content development
  • Help coordinate the media hub during the conference
  • Other miscellaneous tasks as needed

Qualifications:

  • Must have journalistic background and training
  • Must have social media savvy
  • Photography, video editing, and graphic design experience preferred
  • Values accuracy and proper citation
  • Must be able to work under strict deadlines
  • Has creative approach to solving problems
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; phone etiquette
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, photo and video editing applications
  • Strong attention to detail, time-management and organizational skills
  • Self starter and team player
  • Global perspective and strong cultural awareness

Registration/ Logistics Intern

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • 1-2 years relevant internship and/or work experience preferred
  • Assist registration team in processing delegate applications
  • Answer delegate inquiries over the phone and email
  • Assist staff in facilitating all event’s details including supplies, food, transportation, and accommodation
  • Assist logistics coordinator in leading groups of delegates during the Youth Assembly and extended programs
  • Other miscellaneous tasks as needed

Qualifications:

  • Excellent time management skills
  • Global perspective and strong cultural awareness
  • Ability to creatively solve problems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent phone and email etiquette
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Multi-tasker
  • Reliable to lead large groups of people; Must be a “people person”
  • Self motivated
  • Familiarity of New York City public transportation

To apply

Please send an email to joinus[at]faf.org with a copy of your resume and at least two (2) references from former professional or academic employers.