MWC Intern at the United Nations

Young adults from a Mennonite World Conference (MWC) member church in the Global South are invited to apply for a one-year internship in the Mennonite Central Committee United Nations office at in New York USA. The program is sponsored jointly by MWC and Mennonite Central Committee’s International Volunteer Exchange program (IVEP).

Applicants must be between 25 and 30 years of age, single, college or university-educated, committed to peace and peacemaking, and active in an MWC-affiliated church in their own country. They also must be fluent in English.

Learn more about the UN internship program and about IVEP at:


Our current intern:

Tran Quang Thien Phuoc grew up in a Mennonite family in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and graduated from the University of Social Science and Humanity with major in Public Relations. Thien Phuoc is a member of the Vietnam Mennonite Church in Ho Chi Minh City, where his father is the pastor. 



Our previous interns:
Moses Osiro (Nairobi, Kenya)
Eastleigh Fellowship Centre Church

Juan Sebastian Pacheco Lozano (Bogotá, Colombia)
Teusaquillo Mennonite Church 

Musa Wambrauw  (Papua, Indonesia)
GKI Sion, Jin Padong Bulan Social

JeaHyun Nham (Chuncheon, South Korea)
Jesus Village Church 
Godswill Nhamo Muzarabani  (Bulawayo, Zimbabwe)
Entumbane Brethren in Christ Church

Keyla Jaffet Cortez Vanegas (Managua, Nicaragua)
Esquip-ulas Brethren in Christ Church

Sumana Basumata (Alipurduar, WB India)
Little Flock Fellowship, (B.J.C.P.M.)


Karen Flores Vindel (Atlantida, Honduras)
Evangelical Mennonite
Church, La Ceiba

Tigist Gelagle (Addis Ababa,Ethiopia)
Gurd Shola Meserete Keristos 

Melani “Mila” Susanti (Salatiga, Indonesia)
GKMI Siloam



Interesting! I hope young people from the Philippines can also participate in these kinds of programs of MWC and MCC.

This page is already very outdated. I'm a member of Manhattan Mennonite Fellowship and we have benefited from the various MCC UN Interns as members of our community.