MBA ‘93 Alumnus Returns to AUA to Discuss Career Opportunities at the United Nations

YEREVAN, Armenia – On October 11, the American University of Armenia (AUA) held a presentation by Suren Shahinyan, MBA ‘93, currently Senior Human Resources Officer at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York City. Shahinyan, an alumnus from AUA’s first graduating class, returned to his alma mater to share his experience and knowledge with current AUA students and fellow alumni.

Shahinyan’s presentation focused on the UN’s staff selection system and career opportunities, including a thorough explanation of how to successfully navigate the UN career portal and submit a competitive application. Shahinyan also presented the UN as an employer, detailing employees’ specific entitlements and benefits.

The presentation was followed by a lengthy Q&A session.

Founded in 1991, the American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private, independent university located in Yerevan, Armenia and affiliated with the University of California. AUA provides a global education in Armenia and the region, offering high-quality, graduate and undergraduate studies, encouraging civic engagement, and promoting public service and democratic values.