• About Simon Minching

    Simon Minching works for the City of Chicago as a budget analyst. He was a policy intern for the United Nations Association in 2008 and has been a contributor to UNA-USA's publication, "A Global Agenda: Issues Before the UN." He is a recent graduate of the University of Chicago, where he received a master of public policy degree and has a bachelor's degree in government and politics from St. John's University. Minching is a native New Yorker.

     

    For a Job at the UN, Start by Making Contacts

    by  • December 10, 2011 • UN Employment • 6 Comments

    The International Year of Youth took place in 2011 in August. Here, a gathering at New York headquarters.

    In January 2011, the International Labor Organization projected the global unemployment rate to be approximately 6.1 percent, equivalent to 203.3 million people, and developed economies such as the United States and the euro zone consistently hover around 9 and 10 percent, respectively. Given such anemic labor market conditions and the long reach of the United [...]

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