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flashy, expensive, UN-foundation

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Former Employee - Senior Associate  in  Washington, DC
Former Employee - Senior Associate in Washington, DC

I worked at United Nations Foundation full-time for more than a year

Pros

young, hard working teams, creativity encouraged for certain departments

Cons

extravagant spending; no measurable impact; focused on marketing, not programming

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    A good place to intern, depending on the department

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    Former Employee - Intern  in  Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Intern in Washington, DC

    I worked at United Nations Foundation as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    UN 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!

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep a more watchful eye on organizational culture.

    Neutral Outlook
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    A great organization

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at United Nations Foundation as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Good pay and good holidays, people are nice.

    Cons

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

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