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06 April 2019

Spring 2019 Young Professionals' Career Dinners


On Saturday, April 6, 2019, UNA-NCA invites students and young professionals to participate in its semi-annual Young Professionals' Career Dinner series.
This signature event is an opportunity for young people to discuss global career paths and network with experienced professionals in their fields of interest. The Spring 2019 Career Dinner Series will kick off with a networking reception where participants and speakers will have the chance to meet and swap business cards.  The reception will feature keynote remarks by Ambassador Keith Harper, former U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN Human Rights Council and Partner at Kilpatrick Townsend, LLC.

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When: 
Saturday, April 6, 2019
5:00 pm Networking Reception
7:00 pm Dinner 

Where: 
United Nations Foundation
1750 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006

Cost:
Students* and Members: $45
Non-Members: $55
Non-Members plus one year of Membership:$65

*Students, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it from your .edu email to receive the discount code.

Dinners 

Professional speakers in each of these topics will offer career advice and guidance, and share personal stories of experience in their particular fields. Attendees are encouraged to ask specific or general questions about the field and engage in conversation in a uniquely intimate and comfortable setting. 

To register, please click on the dinner topic you are interested in.

Each dinner has its own length of program. Please be advised that you are only allowed to register for one dinner. 


Careers in the United Nations


Speakers:
Kevin Cassidy, Director, International Labor Organization
Rachel Sanchez, National Liason and Coordination Officer, International Organization for Migration


Dinner will be held at the UN Foundation

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Careers in International Development

Speakers:
Stephen F. Moseley, President, United Nations Association of the National Capital Area
Roopa Dhatt, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Women in Global Health


Dinner will be held at the UN Foundation

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Careers in Climate Adaptation and Mitigation

Speakers:
Sofia Faruqi, Manager of New Restoration Economy, World Resources Institute
Roger Griffis, Climate Coordinator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Dinner will be held at the UN Foundation

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Careers in Women, Peace, and Security

Speakers:
Karen Mulhauser, Founder, Women's Information Network; Past-President, United Nations Association of the National Capital Area
Richard Ponzio, Director, Just Security 2020 Program, Stimson Center; Board Member, United Nations Association of the National Capital Area

Dinner will be held offsite

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Careers in Refugees and Migration


Speakers:
Dawn Calabia, Honorary Senior Advisor, Refugees International; Vice President and Secretary, United Nations Association of the National Capital Area
Michael R. Marsh, Senior Vice President - Regional Director, Northern Trust
Sarah Sheffer, Communications Officer, Refugees International

Dinner will be held offsite

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Careers in International Law

Speakers:
Martina Vandenberg, President, The Human Trafficking Legal Center

Dinner will be held at the UN Foundation

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01 May 2019

UNA-NCA Internship Opportunities

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Positions

UNA-NCA Program Assistant
Global Classrooms DC Program Assistant
Global Classrooms DC Youth Intern (Only open to High School Students)
UNA-NCA Development & Advocacy Program Assistant

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About the Program
UNA-NCA and Global Classrooms DC offer year-round, unpaid internships to current students (undergraduates and graduates) and recent graduates.  Both UNA-NCA and Global Classrooms DC Program Assistant positions are available for extension into the next possible semester.


UNA-NCA is also seeking one intern for an eight month internship that will additionally assist with our annual Spring Graduate Fellows Program.

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