Join Our 2018 Internship Program
The Global People’s Summit (GPS), hosted in partnership with the United Nations, is the first-ever fully immersive online summit that convenes thousands of global leaders and stakeholders from around the world to collaborate around some of the world's most pressing challenges. The Global People’s Summit leverages innovative technology to connect people in real-time to the United Nations General Assembly, giving all citizens a seat at the table and the opportunity to shape the world we all want to create. We convene the conversations that catalyze change and unlock human potential around the Sustainable Development Goals.

Are you interested in learning more about the United Nations, global development, or how to make a social impact all around the world? Are you interested in applying your passion and skills to helping shape conversations that lead to real change? Are you passionate about working with a dynamic team of leaders and learning from their collective 50+ years of experience in different sectors (United Nations, government, media, tech, and more)? Are you excited about the idea of working with a global team that working on BIG issues? Great, this internship is for you!

We are seeking passionate, innovative and hard-working individuals who are willing to roll-up their sleeves and join our energized team. GPS interns are treated as “staff” and will have full work responsibilities and are expected to fulfill them with excellence-- we believe that anyone can drive change. We believe in creating mentorship and learning opportunities for interns and will involve all interns fully in our planning and production so you can learn about all parts of planning a large scale program.

We are a small, dynamic, passionate and well-connected team of individuals that span different sectors but with one common goal: engage more people in global conversations to harness human potential to design solutions to today’s biggest problems. This is an opportunity to tackle large-scale issues facing humanity and to build an ecosystem for creating lasting change. In this role, interns will be able to use their creativity for good and gain exposure to the United Nations General Assembly, to organizations like the United Nations and global brands. University credit can be earned for participating universities (please check with your school).

+ Duration of internship: immediately - October 8, 2018
+ Time commitment: Full time: 35-40 hours per week
+ Location: All interns will work remotely from wherever you are! (our office is the world)
+ Fees: The GPS internship program is NON-PAID. If needed onsite, a modest travel stipend may be provided to support attendance of interns of Global People’s Summit Sept 21-22 in New York City.
+ Key dates: GPS live-event (Sept 20-22); Global Goals Week Events & United Nations General Assembly (Sept 22-28)

+ Research and Data
+ NGO Outreach and Community Engagement
+ Campus and College Outreach and Engagement
+ Government Outreach
+ Marketing (digital, social, email)
+ Communications (social media, traditional media)
+ Film and video production (new media)
+ Graphic Design
+ Copywriting and blogging
+ TV and Production (Live TV)
+ Administrative, Management and Strategy Support (working with GPS executive team)
+ Speaker Management Support
+ Knowledge Management
+ Website and coding

+ Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in a related field or a recent graduate (less than 2 years)
+ 1-2 years of work experience or volunteering
+ Strong writing, editing and organizational skills
+ Proficient in Google Drive, Google spreadsheets, Powerpoint/Keynote
+ Strong oral and written communications skills
+ Entrepreneurial mindset (fixers, do-ers, and solution-based thinkers)
+ Passionate about making the world a better place and able to work in a fast paced environment
+ Motivated and professional
+ Must be 18+ years old with a valid government issued ID (of whatever country you live in)

Please FILL OUT THIS FORM by July 20, 2018 at 11:59pm EST. Internship positions will be filled on a rolling basis.

If you have any questions, please email us at with “internship question” in the subject line.

Email Address *
First name *
Last name *
Country you are currently based *
Position applying for *
Why are you interested joining the Global People's Summit internship program? *
What do you hope to learn and gain from this experience? *
Please tell us about your relevant experience or previous work *
Which university/school do/did you currently attend (please note, you must be enrolled or recently graduated to participate in this internship) *
Do you have proficiency in written and verbal English? *
Are you 18 years old or older? *
Are you able to commit 35-40 hours a week between now - October 8, 2018? (if you return to school and cannot commit to the full 35-40 hours a week when you university begins, please indicate below in the "other" option with details on what date you will be unavailable full-time). *
Are you interested in a part-time internship? *
If selected, would you be able to join us in New York City from 20-29 September? *
Upload resume *
Upload cover letter *
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