As of Spring 2017, 37 Lehigh University students have received internships at the UN. While there, they are speech writers, social media marketers, UNESCO researchers, NGO relations staff members, and designers of globally viewed briefings. Our student interns have engaged with senior UN diplomats, met with the Secretary General and liaised with various world leaders.
Watch for announcements regarding the next round of internship availabilities.
UNITED NATIONS INTERNSHIP QUALIFICATIONS
- Graduating senior or Graduate student with at least a 3.3 GPA
- International living experience
- Strong writing skills
- An in-depth understanding of global issues
- Exceptional previous internship experiences
Internships are unpaid, and begin in either January, June, or August, and last 3-6 months.For more information contact Bill Hunter, LU Representative to the United Nations at firstname.lastname@example.org.
OTHER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITES
Peace Boat, a Lehigh partner NGO, is offering a scholarship for their summer program/internship in Latin America. The deadline to apply is April 25, 2017. For more information, visit their website: http://www.peaceboat-us.org/programs/latin-america-summer-2017/
Below is a snapshot of recent interns and their experiences at the UN.