The United Nations continues to be the world's most influential international forum, but the path to employment within its multiple bodies and programs is often a challenging task.
In this seminar you will learn:
• How to understand the various bodies of the U.N. system: What are they and which are currently hiring?
• Realities vs. misconceptions: What degree do I need? What are the requirements? What can I expect to earn?
• What U.N. employers are currently recruiting for: Resume & cover letter tips, networking advice, and application guidance
• How to prepare for the UN Secretariat Young Professionals Program
• About training programs, internships, consultancies, & other non-traditional points of entry into U.N. employment
All attendees receive:
• The FPA Intro Guide to a Career with the UN Tool Book
• Enrollment in the Foreign Policy Association Global Jobs email alerts
• Light food and drink during networking/Q&A session
Who should attend this seminar?
• Undergraduate and Graduate Students considering or preparing for a career at the U.N.
• Young Professionals interested in beginning a career at the U.N.
• Mid-Career Professionals transitioning to a career at the U.N.
Instructor: Katarina Holm-Didio, Career Coach of International Affairs and former UN Consultant
Guest Speaker: Loraine Sievers, Former UNSC Chief
Guest Speaker: Dulcie Leimbach, Founder and Editor of PassBlue
PLEASE NOTE: You must register below to guarantee a spot, registering on Meetup does not qualify as a ticket!
Note: For those unable to attend any of our Global Career Boot Camps, the course specific Tool Book for each Boot Camp can be purchased for $30 on the registration page. This will include the material covered at the event, from resume writing to field-specific advice. To purchase a Tool Book for any event, purchase the “Tool Book” ticket on that Boot Camp’s Eventbrite listing. You will receive a link to the downloadable Tool Book (PDF) via email within 48 hours of your registration.
This Global Career Boot Camp is sponsored by Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), SocialVents, and City Limits.