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www.un.org
New York, NY
10000+ employees
1945
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Though it shares some traits with hippies, the United Nations is much more than a peace and love cultural movement. Comprising 193 member countries (nearly every country in the world), the UN works toward maintaining international peace and security and finding solutions for ... Read more

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    I have been working at United Nations full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome benefits! Health insurance rocks even though we have to pay a portion it is still way better than majority private companies! You get to meet people from all over the world.

    Cons

    Slowwwwww. Everything moves at a snail's pace when you first arrive. Typical government office in this respect. A lot of hoops to jump through to even just get supplies.

    Advice to Management

    Help speed up the settling in process

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    Three DESA interviewers. They asked regular behavioral questions. The interview lasted for about 30mins in total. They also asked about my previous experiences and education and why I wanted to intern at the United Nations. So be prepared.

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