United Nations Foundation

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Updated Jul 10, 2014

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4.0 22 reviews

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Kathy Calvin

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94% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    An AMAZING place to work!

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsThe UN Foundation has really engaging colleagues who manage to do incredible, meaningful work while still leading interesting lives outside of the office. Office culture is also great - lots of fun and very supportive. This makes working at the UN Foundation a total pleasure.

    ConsNot much comes to mind - my experience was overwhelmingly positive.

    Advice to Senior ManagementProvide more opportunities for interns to continue working for UNF in consultancies or full-time entry level positions.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great wholesome organization. Passionate about work.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosgreat benefits for those who are hired, friendly and helpful staff

    Consno benefits for interns, difficult to get hired as an intern

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    Great people doing great work!

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsThe open workplace facilitated employees getting to know one another. Everyone was always making sure that I was getting the work I expected and willing to train me in new tasks. Received very helpful career advice

    ConsSuperiors were great, fellow interns took themselves a little too seriously and were very unprofessional.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A good place to intern, depending on the department

    Intern (Former Employee) Washington, DC

    ProsUN Foundation has a lot going for it in terms of the intern experiece:
    Many opportunities to make substantive contributions.
    Variety of projects
    Company/Intern Bonding and Service Projects
    Good connections, friendly and supportive colleagues.
    PAID!

    ConsVery top-down structure, especially in decision making. Employee vs. Executive vision occasionally seemed to clash.
    Corporate atmosphere, especially for a non-profit

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep a more watchful eye on organizational culture.

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    A great organization

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood pay and good holidays, people are nice.

    ConsA little bit bureaucratic but as an organization with 200-300 employees, it's unavoidalbe

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    Working here is nothing short of a pleasure

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsIt's an amazing work environment filled with passionate and supportive people. I consider myself very lucky to get to work in a place that provides so much to their employees.

    ConsThis foundation is very busy changing the world for the better and so the office is constantly busy and is incredibly fast paced. While I enjoy this aspect of it, I'm sure other people may not be able to keep up.

    Advice to Senior ManagementYou're great!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    The best job in the best organization

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Washington, DC

    ProsThe UN foundation is an amazing place, working daily with these people is indeed a privilege.
    I have worked in a few non-profits and other organizations and these guys do it right. The atmosphere is buzzing with good energy and the results these guys achieve are amazing.

    ConsFast paced, make sure you can keep up!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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