The UNA-USA Fall 2023 Post-Grad Intern provides support for the UNA-USA Fellowship
Initiative, which encourages a more diverse applicant pool and cultivates a new generation of
Americans interested in working for the United Nations and its agencies. Launched in January
2023, the program provides financial support to interns of the United Nations (UN), who apply
for this scholarship through UNA-USA. Consideration is given to American students from
colleges and universities that have been underrepresented in the past, including those from
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI),
Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU), Schools for the Deaf and Blind, etc.
Essential FunctionsSupport UNA-USA Fellowship Initiative operations (e.g., send announcements, schedule meetings and events, respond to inquiries, send communications to program applicants and participants, maintain website content, etc.)Expand/maintain the targeted list of contacts at colleges to promote the UNA-USA fellowship programResearch organizations, programs and conferences that support underrepresented groupsWork with UNA-USA communications staff to develop marketing materials and social media postsConduct outreach to target lists to promote UNA-USA fellowship programDraft MOUs for submission into SalesforceWork with UNA-USA Youth Engagement Manager to coordinate and engage UNAUSA Fellows. Other duties as assigned.
Selection CriteriaCandidate must be a recent graduate (within 8 months of graduation) of college or university, HBCU preferred.Ability to work under pressure and handle stress.Ability to meet regular attendance/tardiness policy.Must have a personal laptop computer and access to the Internet.Must be available to work a maximum of 29 hours per week.Must be authorized to work in the United States.