on a rolling basis
We are currently accepting applications for Fall/Winter Internships. We are looking for undergraduate, postgraduate, or professional candidates to assist the core staff on the planning and preparations for the 2018 Winter Youth Assembly at the United Nations.
The preferred candidate must be available to work in both or either of our offices located in Greenwich, CT and New York, NY and commit up to 20 hours per week. These are non-paid internship opportunities, but travel reimbursement is provided. A variety of positions are available to qualified applicants living in the Greater New York area.
Why intern with us?
- Obtain applied work experience. Our interns are a vital component of the Youth Assembly team.
- Experience the Youth Assembly behind the scenes from planning to execution.
- Work closely and build connections with people from various organizations and other entities that are working towards global development.
- Engage with inspiring youth leaders from around the world.
- Receive school credit and travel reimbursements if applicable.
What positions are available?
How can I apply?
Please send a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume and at least two (2) references from former professional or academic employers.
Communications & Registration Intern, 2017 Winter Youth Assembly at the United Nations
"[...] The staff members at FAF were very helpful and kind. During the internship, I learned about sustainable development and many skills such as event planning, social media analysis and data filtering. In addition, I met a lot of outstanding young people working in global affairs. [...]"
Logistics Intern, 2017 Winter Youth Assembly at the UN
"The FAF office is a hectic but warm place where everyone goes out of their way to support each other despite their tough workload, and I am extremely thankful to have been able to intern here."
Registration, 2016 Summer Youth Assembly at the United Nations
"[...] I had the opportunity to interact with such amazing and smart people. [...] the skills that I gained include communication and time management. [...]"
Logistics, 2016 Summer Youth Assembly at the United Nations
"Interning at the Summer Youth Assembly was a personal and professional enriching experience. Being a team member of the organizing committee gave me a thorough understanding of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and how youth play a key role in shaping it. The logistics position was professionally fulfilling as it allowed me as an intern to gain hands on experience of coordinating all aspects of the Delegate Packages including accommodations and special events."
Mission Outreach Intern, 2016 Summer Youth Assembly at the United Nations
"My experience as an intern for the 2016 Summer Youth Assembly was a wonderful and eye-opening experience. [...] Not only were my fellow interns great but it was spectacular to see all of our hard work come together in August."
Logistics Intern, 2016 Summer Youth Assembly at the United Nations
"[...] the skills that I acquired throughout my internship has allowed me to grow as a person. [...] the opportunities overall were amazing: working with large diverse group of people (people from all over the world), working inside the United Nations, meeting UN High Officials and working with Foreign Embassies to the UN. I would recommend this position to anyone who is motivated and enthusiastic."
Programme Intern, 2016 Summer Youth Assembly at the UN
"Our responsibility is to empower youth and yet at the same time I felt the greatest aspect of my intern experience at YA was being empowered by the most inspiring, diverse and supportive teammates and colleagues. YA gave me the opportunity to reach beyond what I thought I could do. It was definitely one of the best highlights of my Summer 2016."
Intern, 2015 Winter Youth Assembly at the UN
"I was amazed at the level of professionalism yet humility each staff member demonstrated. Through my internship, I learned how to maneuver in an office setting and learned how to be myself with my peers...I especially enjoyed the surprise lunches, holiday presents, and the events FAF organized."