The Young Professionals Program (YP) offers opportunities to interact with like-minded individuals and gives young professionals a unique forum in which to learn more about current international issues, the UN, and the work of UNA-NCA. The YP program fosters organic mentoring and professional development opportunities for all members of UNA-NCA through programming and collaboration with UNA-NCA committees.
YP Impact: A Passion for Change
EventsYP organizes a variety of events – from the signature Career Dinner event to happy hours and panels – focused on topical and current issues in international affairs.
Leadership DevelopmentYP volunteers gain critical skills including marketing, advocacy, event planning, and fundraising.
MentoringYP volunteers serve as peer-mentors for other members pursuing careers in their sector. Members have the opportunity to form meaningful intergenerational connections with leaders from various sectors.