United Nations Interns

As of August 2016, 35 Lehigh University students have served as interns 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.


  • 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 wdh3@lehigh.edu

Below is a snapshot of recent interns and their experiences at the UN.