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