Get an in-depth view of the experiences of our UN Program participants in New York this fall.
Oxy at the UN Blog
Each fall, roughly 18 Oxy seniors come to New York to participate in the Kahane-Oxy-at-the-UN program. They work full-time internships within the United Nations agencies and government missions, while also juggling courses on human rights and conflict prevention at the UN.
The weeks and months that have gone by have been quite exciting and fulfilling; but, with such attributes come the strain and pain of hard work, limited sleep and coffee; lots and lots of coffee.
We have made it past halfway through the semester, yet it certainly feels like the journey just began a few days ago. The past two weeks have been an adventure of a lifetime as we have had the opportunity to dig deeper into our internship responsibilities.
Recuperating from the brunt of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly Week, the G-15 have been very busy within the past two weeks providing support to our missions and agencies as they prepare for and take on the weeks ahead in the committee season.
Over the past two weeks, the G-15 (the 15-student cohort in the 2019 Kahane UN Program) have been able to familiarize themselves with the city they now call home.
The G-15 (the 15-student cohort in the 2019 Kahane UN Program) arrived in New York on Wednesday, August 28, with a mix of excitement and anxiety over what the future holds for us.