Oxy at the UN Blog

Get an in-depth view of the experiences of our UN Program participants in New York this fall.

UN blog post
November 11, 2020

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.

Kahane UN program participants
December 16, 2019

Welcome to the final edition of the 2019 Kahane Oxy at the UN Newsletter.

Oxy students and Bill Kahane in NY
December 1, 2019

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.

Members of the G15 at the Occidental College Campaign New York Launch Event.
November 11, 2019

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.

Oxy UN group at white house
October 22, 2019

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.

Speakers at the Climate Action Summit at the UN
September 29, 2019

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.

Oxy students in the UN headquarters
September 13, 2019

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.