Founded in 1943 by Eleanor Roosevelt, the United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that supports the work of the United Nations and encourages active civic participation. The UNA-USA encourages Americans to discuss issues confronted by the U.N., from global health and human rights to the spread of democracy, equitable development and international justice. Today, the UNA-USA has almost 20,000 members spread through 135 local chapters in 43 states.
Internships are available in several areas, including communications, marketing, graphic design, development, education and model U.N., finance and administration, global policy, national membership, humanitarian campaigns and with the American NGO Coalition for the International Criminal Court. Interns are also included in all aspects of U.N. affairs. Summer interns may also put together their own brown bag lunch program with speakers from the U.N.
Open to high school seniors, undergraduates and grad students. Non-U.S. citizens are eligible.
United Nations Association of the USA
United Nations Association of the United States of America
801 Second Avenue, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: (212) 907-1300
Number of Interns: 21 to 50
Compensation/Benefits: Academic Credit, Unpaid
Academic Level: High School Students, College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Graduate Students
New York, NY