This position is unpaid, but volunteer hours or school credit are available.

Global Classrooms DC (GCDC) is UNA-NCA’s flagship education program. GCDC aims to educate youth in the Washington DC area on the world around them through Model United Nations. Program Assistants with GCDC will gain experience working in a small, non-profit environment and exposure to a variety of different tasks, including social media promotion, research and development, and preparing conference background guides and materials related to global education and Model United Nations. This position is ideal for those interested in international relations, non-profit management, program development, and education, and will provide hands-on experience as an integral member of the team. This position also allows assistants to participate in a variety of professional development tools and seminars during their time.

Send your most up-to-date cover letter, resume/CV, and short writing sample (2-page maximum) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. In your email, please include the subject line “GCDC Summer 2021 Internship”.
This position is open to current and recently graduated undergraduate and graduate students. We strongly encourage international students to apply.

Job Duties

  • Support the Senior Global Education Manager with event and conference logistics, such as Model UN Conferences
  • Write, research, and edit background and preparation materials for GCDC Year-Round Curriculum and Conferences
  • Strategize volunteer recruitment for mentorship and conference opportunities as well as community outreach to new schools and partners
  • Develop promotional program materials, and posts on social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter
  • Assist with maintaining the UNA-NCA website in regards to Global Classrooms DC content
  • Represent Global Classrooms at UNA-NCA, partner organizations, and other events in the DC area as the relate to global education and international affairs
  • Research partnership, grant, and fundraising opportunities to expand the work of GCDC

Required Skills and Experience

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong planning and time-management skills
  • Extensive research, problem-solving, and creative thinking skills
  • Experience in an office setting, handling day-to-day administrative tasks
  • Customer service skills, especially via phone and email
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team with minimal supervision
  • Ability to balance multiple projects at once
  • Background or strong interest in international affairs and/or Model United Nations

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