Internship

Youth Development


Responsibilities

  • Develop new ideas to better engage youth during and post-Youth Assembly

  • Research partners/sponsors for career orientated and professional development opportunities

  • Conduct outreach and follow-up with United Nations Permanent Missions

  • Assist with scheduling Mission Visits

  • Assist with youth leadership programs

  • Assist with The Youth Assembly social venture competition, the Impact Challenge

  • Assist in selection process for Youth Assembly awards

  • Assist in creation of youth development panels and info sessions

  • Identify and engage talented youth during The Youth Assembly

  • Organize and maintain databases

  • Help draft and proofread letters and other communications, as needed

  • Help conduct post-Youth Assembly activities

  • Collaborate with other departmental teams for planning youth engagement and development

  • Assist with other miscellaneous tasks as needed

Qualifications

  • 1-2 years’ relevant internship and/or work experience preferred

  • Must have a strong interest in international development and youth development

  • Experience or knowledge of the United Nations preferred

  • Must be able to work under strict deadlines in a collaborative environment

  • Have a creative approach to developing ideas and solving problems

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; email and phone etiquette

  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite and G-Suite

  • Strong attention to detail, time-management, and organizational skills

  • Self-starter and a team player

  • Global perspective and strong cultural awareness