Internships

How early should you be to an interview?

How early should you be to an interview?

The rainiest day this month, Jennifer and I sit in her kitchen, chatting about her upcoming Skype interview; the clock reads half past one.

“It’s at four this afternoon,” she says, raising her coffee mug to her lips. “I’ve got time to prepare.”

“Let’s start now,” I say, pushing back my chair.

We sit down at her desk, planning to go over the questions and her responses, and something feels not quite right…

Friday Links

Friday Links

Can you get a job writing Christmas cards? The answer is: yes! This NGO in the north of Thailand, started by two former bankers, is looking for English- and German-speaking volunteers to handwrite hundreds of Christmas cards later this year, presumably to be sent out to donors in advance of the holiday season, because there’s little so impactful as a handwritten note to express gratitude.

UN Internship in the Middle East

UN Internship in the Middle East

UN is hiring ASAP for its office in Jordan. Doing an UN internship is one of the best ways to learn how it works, and get invited to P-3 jobs.

PAID UN internship in Geneva, Switzerland

PAID UN internship in Geneva, Switzerland

The UN is hiring an intern in Geneva. It’s a PAID internship beginning ASAP (August 2019), and gives you some money for your travel costs.

Paid UN internship in Latin America – Apply ASAP!

Paid UN internship in Latin America – Apply ASAP!

This is a country where crocodiles swim in the rivers and eat little boys for dinner (yes, really), where groups of women sit low in streams to wash their family’s clothes, where the sun bakes the tarmac of the beautiful highways that join it to North and South America even as it nourishes all the incredible fruit and vegetables that are going to make their way into your belly at every meal.

3 Summer internships at the UN in Paris

3 Summer internships at the UN in Paris

There’s something very special about summer in Paris. Or so people tell me, because apart from a couple of hot July days in 2010, I’ve never spent a summer in Paris. But YOU can, with any one of these internships that are open right now, […]