The UN Foundation (UNF) was created in 1998 with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner's historic $1 billion gift to support UN causes and activities. UNF is an advocate for the UN and a platform for connecting people, ideas, and capital to help the United Nations solve global problems including decreasing child mortality, improving disaster relief, protecting diverse cultures and environments, creating a clean energy future, empowering women and girls, and improving U.S.-UN relations.
The Universal Access Project (UAP) is a project of the United Nations Foundation, and works to empower girls and women by improving their access to reproductive health and family planning globally. Our vision is a world where girls, women, and their families are empowered and healthy. UAP partners with a community of donors and NGOs to strengthen U.S. support for access to reproductive health and family planning globally by:
The Intern reports to and receives direction from the Senior Communications Manager, Universal Access Project. The Intern also provides support to and works closely with the entire Universal Access Project team, as well as other UNF teams working to advance the health and rights of girls and women.
The United Nations Foundation offers unpaid semester-long full and part-time internships. The Universal Access Project Intern should be able to start in early September 2018.
The United Nations Foundation is happy to host interns who are able to receive academic credit or a stipend through their college or university. However, please note that it is not a requirement to intern with us.