Youth Assembly Conference Planning & Programming Internship

Academic Credits


Hours per week

20 hours per week



Application Deadline


Start Date


End Date



299 Greenwich Avenue
United States


Friendship Ambassadors Foundation is currently accepting applications for Summer Internships. We are looking for undergraduate, postgraduate, or professional studies candidates to assist the core staff on the planning and preparations for the 2018 Summer Youth Assembly.

The preferred candidates must be able to commit up to 20 hours per week. These are non paid internship opportunities, traveling reimbursement is provided. These positions are available to qualified applicants living in the Greater New York area.

Youth Assembly Conference Planning & Programming Internship


  • Work closely with the Program Specialist to ensure that all aspects of the program agenda are done in a timely manner, within budget, and the desired level of quality
  • Propose ideas to develop and improve the conference agenda
  • Proactively troubleshoot any emerging problems during both the planning and the actual days of the event
  • Liaise confidently and professionally with Youth Assembly speakers and presenters
  • Preparing timely thank-you notes to speakers, sponsors, and key partners after the event
  • Conduct post-event evaluation and debriefs to determine how future events can be improved
  • Willing to tackle other duties as assigned to ensure overall success of the Youth Assembly


  • 1-2 years’ relevant internship and/or work experience preferred
  • Must have a strong interest in international development and youth development
  • Experience or knowledge of the United Nations preferred
  • Must be able to work under strict deadlines
  • Have a creative approach to developing ideas and solving problems
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; email and phone etiquette
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite and G-Suite
  • Strong attention to detail, time-management, and organizational skills
  • Self-starter and a team player
  • Global perspective and strong cultural awareness


Why intern with us?

  1. Obtain applied work experience – Our interns are a vital component of the Youth Assembly team.
  2. Experience the Youth Assembly behind the scenes from planning to execution.
  3. Attend the Youth Assembly conference and other exclusive events.
  4. Work closely and build connections with people from the UN and various organizations/entities that are working towards global development.
  5. Engage with inspiring youth leaders from around the world.
  6. Receive school credit if applicable.
  7. Receive travel reimbursement.

How To Apply

Please send an email to with a copy of your resume and cover letter. Starting date of the internship is flexible and can be discussed during the interview. Application deadline is May 15, but applicants are encouraged to apply early as we have limited spaces for these internship openings. For more information, visit