On Wednesday, October 7, the School of Diplomacy and International Relations hosted an event for students titled “Careers at the UN”. Mr. John Ericksen, current Chief of the Outreach Unit in the Office of Human Resources Management of the UN Secretariat in New York City, and Sarah Husseini, School of Diplomacy and International Relations alumna and Elections Officer at the Permanent Mission of Saudi Arabia to the UN, provided their insights into the inner workings of the UN and shared their knowledge about how to get a foot in the door. Current Thomas and Ruth Sharkey Visiting Scholar on UN Studies at the School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Hugh Dugan, who has over 30 years of experience in the U.S. Diplomatic Corps, moderated the talk.
Video from the talk appears below. Our summary of the event appears HERE.