New York Programme Assistant Application 2018

Thank you for your interest in our New York Program Assistant positions.

Before you apply, please take a moment to read this detailed program description.

How to apply

Please fill out the application form, below, and upload the following documents:

  • Cover letter (PDF)
  • American-style Resume (1 page, PDF)
  • Personal Statement (PDF): How would the PA position at QUNO support you in realizing your future plans and goals? Please refer to one or more of QUNO New York’s current program areas (Peacebuilding and the Prevention of Violent Conflict, including Emerging Powers, Local Perspectives and Reconciliation and Dialogue) in answering this question. Answers must not exceed 500 words.
  • References: Three (3) references are required. They should represent a range of acquaintances, for example one should be well acquainted with your academic work, another with a non-academic project or work experience, etc. You are responsible for contacting people who will provide you with a reference and for sharing with each of them a copy of our reference form (below). References must be received in advance of the application deadline.


All of the above materials, including references, must reach our office by midnight on Friday, January 26th, 2018, before midnight, Eastern Standard Time.  Applications received after this date will not be eligible for consideration.  Please contact us with any question or concerns at:


Applicants who are finalists will be contacted in late March to schedule an interview. These are conducted in April, in person in New York ideally, or by phone if travel to New York is not feasible.

Please no more than 500 words.

Please use this form for your letters of reference.  Three letters should be sent, by the authors, to