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• Starts May 27

Intern, Events, Global Communications And Engagements

🚀 Off-cycle Internship
💻 Remote
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Off-cycle Internship



  • The Events intern will assist the United Nations Foundation’s Events team throughout the event planning and execution process, facilitating operations and enhancing efficiencies across tasks. This role will be an integral member of the events team by supporting the Foundation’s international visits and staffing core events at the DC office. The ideal candidate is organized, detail-oriented, and tech-savvy; enjoys structured approaches to project management; and has strong interpersonal communication skills. They work well in a team environment but can handle assigned tasks independently


  • The Candidate must be enrolled in a degree-granting program during the internship or must be a recent graduate (within 8 months of graduation) of a college or university.
  • Background in communications, public relations, events, or non-profit work will be an advantage.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills, strong communication and the ability to multitask and be courteous to all guests attending events.
  • Remain calm under pressure and make decisions with maturity and sound judgment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent project coordination skills, organization skills, and strong attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and be a self-starter.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, work under pressure and handle stress.
  • Experience with Word, Excel, Outlook, and Google Suite (Sheets, Docs, Drive, etc.) is essential.
  • Knowledge of or interest in international development will be an advantage.
  • 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.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Support the events team in the development, planning, and execution of virtual roundtables and webinars.
  • Support the planning for UNF’s annual signature events and summer board meeting.
  • Support registration and other on-site logistics for in-person events at the DC office.
  • Support the Sr. Manager of International Engagement and Advance with international trip planning and execution, including passport collection, visa processing, and preparing briefing materials.
  • Manage the events team intake form and schedule kick-off calls.
  • Create event registration pages and manage guest communications through online system Splash.
  • Project manage internal room booking and reservation support in DC office.
  • Assist in communications involving event management including BEOs, timelines, calendars, reports, diagrams, etc.
  • Support the Global Events Coordinator in the creation and management of events-related contracts.


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Start date

May 27, 2024