Working for the United Nations.?

Working for the United Nations.? Topic: Working for the United Nations.?
June 16, 2019 / By Camille
Question: Hey there :) Im 15, and just thinking about future jobs. I love languages, and can ALMOST speak french fluently. I was talking with my family, and they said that the UN hires translators for languages and such. Is this true? And if it is, how would they hire you. And one last thing :) Could being a translator for the UN lead to anything else? My grand father said something about becoming a diplomat or something? Thanks for the help!
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Amabel Amabel | 3 days ago
It sounds like what you actually want to do is interpret, not translate. Translating refers to written work from one language to another while interpreting is usually immediate oral translation (like at conferences or at UN plenary meetings). There are special degrees you can get in interpreting- for a list of schools and other FAQs, see the following website: http://www.aiic.net/viewpage.cfm?page_id... For more advice, see: http://www.aiic.net/ViewPage.cfm/page513... In general you should know that to work as an interpretor for the UN you need to be able to interpret in 3 languages (your native language and 2 others). English and French are a good start, as they are official UN languages, but then it would be good to have one of the following as well: Spanish, Russian, Arabic, or Chinese. You cannot become a diplomat by being an interpretor. A diplomat is an entirely different career track. I also have to say something about the last answer's comment that you shouldn't travel outside the US because of the war. While there are countries you should avoid (go to the State Department website to see which countries have travel advisories out at any given time), there are also plenty that are just as safe for you as for anyone else. Of course there is crime everywhere, but that's true in the US as well. I have been living in Germany for the last 4 years, for example, and have had absolutely no problems. If you want to work on your French then you could go to France with little to no problems. Look into student exchange organizations if you're interested in going even before you start college. Good luck!!
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Amabel Originally Answered: Can you give an example in which Native Americans used imperialism on other nations?
There are 565 tribes in the USA, some, like mine, are very large, and some are extremely small. This fact alone proves that there were no wars of conquest taking place. There are over 300,000 people in my tribe. Very near by, are the Havasupai. There are less than a thousand of them. Could we have conquered them and taken their lands? Sure, without breaking a sweat, obviously. But we never did. Because we have our land, and they have theirs, and they have just as much right to live their way as we do ours. Sure, there were battles and border disputes. There were raids. But nothing like all-out war such as Europe was accustomed to. There was no genocide. Oftentimes, "wars" were settled by playing sports games, or gambling games. Even today, we don't go around trying to convert people to our ways of spirituality. Non-native might write books about it, and charge for seminars about it, but we don't. That's not our way. We believe that each group of people was given their own way to follow, and that they are entitled to it. We respect people's differences. Nor do we share our customs and teachings with outsiders for the same reason. Our ways belong to us, no one else. That cultural ethic is one of the reasons we didn't go around conquering other tribes and trying to convert them to our ways.
Amabel Originally Answered: Can you give an example in which Native Americans used imperialism on other nations?
Wow! you certainly have been indoctrinated to the bull**** P.C. bigot crap. I thought only thumb-sucking, mostly white, delusional fairy tale world little children in adult bodies believed those total lies. Read about the "French and Indian Wars" that preceded our revolution. Native Americans fought those wars, often in numbers so great or greater than the Euro-culture immigrant settlers fighting them. Native Americans took the opportunity to side with British or French forces, whichever was more beneficial for their own conquests against their own other Native American enemies competing for land and resources like the British and French were against each other. Native Americans attacked, or raided, each other for thousands of years just like people on all other continents. Everywhere in this world, including pre-European North America, cultures attack each other whenever their need for more land and resources arises. That is usually, as it is again now, caused by overpopulation forcing them to kill their neighbors for the land and resources their swelling numbers require. They must and will do that when contemporary technology can no longer support their growing population on their own lands. I am surprised you have never heard of the Aztec and Inca empires in Central and South America. They conquered and enslaved other cultures long before the Spanish arrived there. The pitiful few Spanish "conquistadors" -- I suspect were mostly criminals released from prison if they agreed to take the very risky trip to the "New World" -- would have been quickly wiped out except both Pizarro and Cortez enlisted the help of the Native Americans conquered by the Aztec and Inca empires. North American natives were more primitive than the ones to the south. They were nomads or relatively small pockets of subsistence farmers still relying at least partly if not mostly on hunting and gathering. Only groups like the Iroquois League just began more cohesive civilization as the Europeans began arriving. That league enlisted French help fighting its enemies so much as the French used them to fight the British. PS: Even "Asdzani," who should know better, buys Native American P.C. crap. What I noted above is the way it was. Yes, often Native Americans had "contests." So did Greeks thousands of years ago and one of them still runs: the Olympics. However, when the chips were down for Native Americans and their growing numbers needed more land, the war clubs came out and the games were over.

Vortigern Vortigern
You can only become a diplomat if you have 20 or more years of experience in a certain political area. Yes the UN hires translators BUT you have to be certified at a university level to be even considered. A university professor's strong recommendation will help u get a foot in the door to the UN. I would also strongly recommend against foreign country travel at this time because most countries can't guarantee any American's safety with the w a r going on.
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Royce Royce
The UN is thoroughly valueless (till your frightened of a paper decrease.) They make determination after determination and not basically do not enforce them yet get mad if somebody does. they're corrupt and need to be disbanded. Many have been raped by ability of UN peacekeepers and the UN observers did in simple terms that, watched Israeli squaddies get abducted and not basically did not something yet filmed it. In an unlucky incident 4 UN observers have been killed and Anon suggested it became planned (on no account techniques that Hezbollah has killed a minimum of 10 of them a three hundred and sixty 5 days for 2 to 3 many years) it's time they have been disbanded!
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Royce Originally Answered: How should we help the Islamic nations to prosper. Also, how do we help the wars stop?
Chapter 13: Verse 11 "...God does not change what (is) with a nation until they change what (is) with themselves..." Our leaders, our sciences, our countries, our people are in a situation of their own creation. The task is enormous but make a start with what little you can do and pray to Allah to make it snowball into a larger effort Inshallah. EDIT: Humanitarian help Instead of starting something from scratch, you could help those organizations that are already involved. This will save you money and resources as well as give you the experience needed to deal with situations. Political Help If you're talking about helping on the political level, there is a lot to be done. If you have a Ph.D., you can apply for a job at the UN. If you don't, then get involved at the grassroots level. Write to the leaders of those Arab countries and their masters in the US. Get involved in the democratization process. Write to the White House to stay out of Arab/Muslim countries. Research new energy sources that will wean away the US from its greedy paws on Arab oil. Financial Help: Do NOT give money away. It just makes people lazy. Start a business in those countries and hire locals. Let them own and run the business after a few years. These are just from the top of my head before I head for Isha. Hope these helped.

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