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International Studies students are encouraged to complete an internship as part of their program of study. For internships that are related to the student’s specialization within the major, academic credit may be earned by enrolling in INT 399. Internships may be completed during the semester, while studying abroad, or over the summer. Students must meet with the Director of the International Studies to plan their internship and determine if it may be used to earn academic credit for the International Studies major. To apply, students should complete the necessary paperwork and submit it to the Director of International Studies one week prior to the registration period for the next term.

Title Description Location Contact Deadline
MID Jersey Chamber of Commerce The MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce represents business by taking position on a broad range of federal, state and local issues through lobbying, education, training and partnerships. New Jersey Nicol Nicola, Economic Policy Specialist
Phone: 609-689-9960, x22 Email: nicol@midjerseychamber.org
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American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey Fall and winter interns should expect to spend at least 8-10 hours per week during the semester. Summer internships are full-time internships and last between 10-12 weeks. Internships are unpaid. Interns are encouraged to apply for academic credit. Summer legal interns are encouraged to seek funds through public interest fellowships. Arrangements can also be made with the student's law school for work-study stipends. New Jersey Please submit the application here. Go to https://www.aclu-nj.org/act/internships for more information. February 28 - for the summer undergraduate internship program
July 15 - for the fall internship program
October 15 - for the winter/spring internship program
TerraCycle Operating in over 20 countries, TerraCycle (terracycle.com) is the world leader in the recycling of generally non-recyclable waste, including pens, toothbrushes, energy bar wrappers, juice pouches and cigarette butts. We create collection and solution systems for anything that would otherwise be sent to landfill or incineration. TerraCycle then turns collected waste into a wide variety of products and materials, from pencil cases and tote bags, to plastic lumber and park benches. Major manufacturers contract with TerraCycle to subsidize the cost of collection and recycling their waste; for example Colgate pays us to collect and recycle toothbrushes, Kraft for juice pouches and cheese packaging, Garnier for personal care and beauty products, and so on. New Jersey For more information, please visit their opportunities page. Rolling Basis
State Parole Board The NJSPB seeks to develop and maintain relationships with colleges and universities throughout New Jersey to help promote internships and determine what schools are looking for in a work-learning experience. NJSPB Internship Program makes academic studies more relevant by offering students the opportunity to put theory into practice, allows students to experience tentative career choices, help students earn academic credits, NJSPB Internship help students begin to establish a professional network and provide opportunities for students to receive professional mentoring from seasoned professionals. New Jersey For more information, please visit this graphic. Rolling Basis
Intern With Your Representatives/Senators Donald Norcross; Jefferson van Drew; Andy Kim; Chris Smith; Josh Gottheimer; Frank Pallone; Tom Malinowski; Albio Sires; Bill Pascrell Jr.; Donald M. Payne; Mikie Sherrill; Bonnie Watson Coleman

Senator Booker; Senator Menendez

New Jersey Access the link for each representative for more information. Rolling Basis
International Justice Project The mission of the International Justice Project (IJP) is to protect human rights by advancing the rule of law.
As a part of this commitment to dignity and justice, the IJP is dedicated to assisting victims of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity in their struggle for recognition and inclusion in domestic and international judicial forums. The IJP also aspires to advance legal protections for human rights by offering professional consultations, trainings and guidance to individuals, corporations, governments and non-governmental organizations.
New Jersey For a list of available internships and deadlines, see here. Rolling Basis
City Internships City Internships offer a wide range of programs in a wide variety of locations. All programs are open to any undergraduate majors in any years. For 2020 internships, there are three available programs: Global Accelerator Program (GAP), Global Explorer Program (GEP), and Remote Program (RP). A full description of each is located here. New York, D.C., & International Options Apply here. Rolling Basis; Summer Program beginning of May.
Council on Foreign Relations The Council on Foreign Relations’ Internship Program offers outstanding volunteer opportunities for college students, graduate students, and graduates focusing on international relations and who are pursuing a career in foreign policy or a related field. Volunteer interns are recruited year-round on a semester basis to volunteer in both the New York and Washington, DC, offices, and all volunteer internships are filled on a rolling basis. An intern’s volunteer duties generally consist of program coordination, research, editing, and writing. The volunteer internships are unpaid. New York & D.C. Apply here. Rolling Basis
Amnesty International Amnesty International is a global movement of people fighting injustice and promoting human rights. Internship experiences vary. New York & D.C. A full listing of available internships is available here. Rolling Basis
The Urban Institute Although the Urban Institute does not have a formal internship program, we do hire research assistants on a temporary basis for full-time and part-time assignments during the academic year and during the summer. The position of UI Associate is responsible for assisting senior researchers in various policy areas such as housing, welfare, population studies, health, and education policy. Incumbents will conduct literature reviews, analyses and programming tasks, as well as participate in reporting research findings and presenting data. Qualified candidates should be enrolled in a B.A. program in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Sociology, Public Policy, Computer Science, or other social science field with strong quantitative and analytical skills, library and Internet research experience. Proficiency with spreadsheet and presentation graphics software skills, familiarity with data analysis software packages (such as SAS or SPSS), and experience with survey data analysis preferred. Many graduate-level opportunities also exist. New York & D.C. Current opportunities are listed here. Rolling Basis
AmeriCorps & Summer Community Leader Program The VISTA Summer Associate program offers individuals the opportunity to become engaged in a community through an existing VISTA project for 8 to 10 weeks during the summer. VISTA encourages existing sponsors and partners who work with disadvantaged youth to consider using the Summer Associates program to enhance their existing programs as appropriate by providing opportunities to engage disadvantaged youth in productive service activities in the summer.
At TCNJ, the Summer Community Leader Program is an extension of the AmeriCorps summer associates program through the Bonner Institute. Interns will serve at a site and attend weekly training sessions on TCNJ's campus.
New York & D.C. For the Summer Associate Program, see here. For information about the Summer Community Leaders Program at TCNJ, visit their website or email SCL@tcnj.edu. Rolling Basis
International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission is currently seeking applicants for full and part-time internship positions at its New York City, USA headquarters and its Johannesburg, South Africa office. Interns are typically exposed to the day-to-day operations of nonprofit work as well as substantive, project-oriented assignments. Interns will actively participate in organization meetings as well as individual meetings with their supervisor. Both undergraduates and graduates with an interest and passion for human rights, LGBT issues, and gender equality are strongly encouraged to apply. Ideal candidates are undergraduate or graduate students with a demonstrated academic and/or extracurricular interest in social justice, human rights, and/or LGBT issues with strong writing abilities. Applications for independent research projects outside of the New York area will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Interns are expected to work 20 hours/week. New York & International Locations To see specific openings, visit this link. Summer Internships: June – August, deadline February 28
Autumn Internships: September - December, rolling applications
Spring Internships: January – May, rolling applications
Human Rights Watch Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) offers internship opportunities in many of our global offices. Candidates may apply for the positions listed below based on their location, eligibility, and interest in the work of specific divisions and departments. Internship descriptions vary but may include desk research, drafting documents, assisting with event planning, helping researchers prepare for missions, monitoring human rights developments in various countries, data analysis, liaising with current and prospective donors, and engaging in advocacy efforts aimed at curtailing human rights violations. New York & D.C. For current opportunities, please visit HRW's website. Rolling Basis
The Leadership Conference and Education Fund The Leadership Conference and The Education Fund offer a substantive, fast-paced internship program designed to give undergraduate students interested in civil and human rights, public service, advocacy, journalism and online communications, real-world work experience in the policy arena. The program provides interns the chance to increase their knowledge and awareness of civil and human rights issues, enhance their understanding of coalition politics, and observe the legislative process of our federal government. Interns are fully integrated into staff activities and involved in field operations, development work, web content, and communications work. D.C. Click here to apply and for a full description of the position. Fall internship: Sept. 3 to Dec. 13; TBA
Spring internship: Jan. 14 to May 15; Application Deadline December 6, 2019
Summer internship: May to Aug. 2020: TBA
Human Rights First Human Rights First is an independent advocacy and action organization that challenges America to live up to its ideals. Over its 35-year history, Human Rights First has earned a reputation for pragmatic, results-oriented advocacy that is politically astute, grounded in facts, and driven by sophisticated legal and policy analysis. Human Rights First is a non-profit, non-partisan organization with a track record of success in delivering change that has made a meaningful difference in people’s lives. Current undergraduate internship opportunities include a Foreign Policy Intern and Accounting Intern. New York & D.C. To apply and for more information, please visit their website. Spring 2020 Deadline: December 9, 2019
Howard University Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program is a six-week summer program designed to provide undergraduate students with a deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, a greater understanding of career opportunities in international affairs, and the enhanced knowledge and skills to pursue such careers. The Program usually selects 15-20 participants (known as “Rangel Scholars”) each year from universities throughout the United States. Students live at Howard University, attend classes, and participate in a variety of programs with foreign affairs professionals at Howard and at diverse locations around Washington, DC. Applicants must have a 3.2 GPA with at least a Sophomore status by the application deadline, as well as possess US citizenship. D.C. For more information, visit the description here. February 4th, 2020
Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress CSPC offers unpaid internships for undergraduate and graduate students during the spring, summer, and fall semesters. CSPC internships offer motivated students the opportunity to learn first-hand about the international and domestic issues confronting the American Presidency and Legislature in a fast-moving DC think tank. D. C. For more information, visit their website. While the 2020 deadline has passed, those interested are invited to contact Bekah De Boer at Bekah.deboer@thepresidency.org for potential opportunities.
East West Institute The EastWest Institute seeks to make the world a safer place by addressing the seemingly intractable problems that threaten regional and global stability. Founded in 1980, EWI is an international, non-partisan organization with offices in New York, Brussels, Moscow and Washington. EWI’s track record has made it a global go-to place for building trust, influencing policies and delivering solutions. New York, D. C., & International Locations To apply and for a full listing of opportunities, see their website. Rolling Basis
International Criminal Court The Court offers internships to highly motivated young professionals with good academic qualifications who are in the early stages of their careers. The Internship is a practical educational experience whereby Interns principally assist the staff of the Court in discharging their duties. Under supervision, Interns are assigned projects and tasks that are relevant to their educational background and interests and provide them with the opportunity to put into practice and further develop their theoretical knowledge. The work will generally be comparable to the work of the upper general service category or junior professional level. Domestic & International Locations Visit their website for more information! Fall 2020 deadlines TBA.
NYC Mayor’s Office Every semester, the Mayor’s Office for International Affairs offers internships to exceptional students interested in politics, government, and international affairs. Our staff works closely with the Diplomatic and Consular Community, as well as with various City agencies. Interns assigned to the Diplomatic and Consular Affairs division are primarily responsible for assisting staff in their day to day activities. Intern tasks and projects are primarily administrative in nature. Interns must possess excellent speaking, writing, and computer skills. A working knowledge of word processing, database, and research programs, particularly the Microsoft Office Suite, is a must. Due to the fast-paced nature of this busy government office, interns must be able to work efficiently with minimal guidance. New York More information can be found here. Deadlines TBA
World Policy Institute Cited by Crain's NY Business in 2006 as one of the most highly sought-after internships for ambitious students, WPI fielded more than 600 applications in 2012-2013. We hosted 40 interns who contributed brilliantly to our research, communications, development, marketing, public relations, event management, and editorial and online portfolio. Research and advocacy interns worked directly with WPI fellows; editorial interns played a significant role in expanding our multimedia presence, and were instrumental in developing our new weekly podcast series. This year's interns have hailed from as far away as India, Australia, Pakistan, France, Trinidad, Germany, and Singapore. In addition to interns from each of the Ivy League schools, WPI hosted students from the University of Chicago, Georgetown, Vasser, Oberlin, and Sciences Po Paris, as well as from top New York institutions like NYU, Bard, Fordham, and Columbia. Recent interns have gone on to hold positions in business, policy, and media organizations including the Council on Foreign Relations, the Peace Corps, Time Magazine, ABC, Huffington Post, The Economist, U.S. Congress, and UNDP. New York A full list of internship opportunities is available here. Rolling Basis
World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) as the leader in global public health issues is committed to building future leaders in public health. WHO's Internship Programme offers a wide range of opportunities for students to gain insight in the technical and administrative programmes of WHO.The duration of WHO internships is between six to 12 weeks. Exceptionally, internships may be extended up to a maximum of 24 weeks depending on the needs of the WHO technical unit and your availability. WHO internships are not paid and all costs of travel and accommodation are the responsibility of the intern candidate. Applicants must be at least 20 years of age. Domestic & International Locations Find their updated internship vacancies here. Rolling Basis
Center for International Policy The Center for International Policy works to promote a U.S. foreign policy based on peace, international cooperation, demilitarization, and respect for basic human rights. Through research, education, and direct public advocacy, CIP works to define and put into practice a more sympathetic, farsighted, and non-militaristic approach to the developing world. D. C. Their programs vary based on interests, so to see the full list of opportunities visit the internship site here. We begin reviewing applications in November for the spring semester (January-May), in March for the summer semester (May-August), and in June for the fall semester (August-December) and continue on a rolling basis. Start dates, end dates, and weekly schedules are flexible.
Council on Hemispheric Relations For more than 30 years, the Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA), a major tax-exempt, nonprofit, and nonpartisan national research and information organization, has offered internships in Washington, D.C. in the fields of U.S., Latin American, and Canadian relations. These internships provide practical, entry level experience regarding a variety of political, economic, diplomatic, and trade issues. They also provide young scholars with excellent exposure to the policy making process. COHA seeks highly qualified undergraduate and graduate students as well as those who have already earned degrees. During its existence, nearly 1,000 successful candidates have interned in COHA’s Washington office. D. C. For more information, visit their website or email internships@coha.org. While internship applications are closed for Spring 2020, Fall 2019 dates and Summer 2020 dates are TBA.
American Society/ Council of the America’s American Society is the premier forum dedicated to education, debate, and dialogue in the Americas. Its mission is to foster an understanding of the contemporary political, social, and economic issues confronting Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada, and to increase public awareness and appreciation of the diverse cultural heritage of the Americas and the importance of the inter-American relationship. New York, D. C., & Miami For full descriptions regarding each of the internships, visit their internship listing. Rolling Basis for internships beginning in January 2020.
Inter-American Dialogue The Dialogue is committed to the professional development of the young leaders from around the world. Its internship program has provided students and recent graduates with the training and experience they need to kick-start their careers in the public and private sectors. Past interns have gone on to pursue jobs with a wide variety of international organizations, government bodies, think tanks, consulting firms, and private corporations. Interns have expansive duties and play a vital role in the organization’s daily function. In turn, they receive unique exposure to the Washington policy community and unprecedented access to influential leaders from across the Americas. D. C. To apply or ask questions, email internships@thedialogue.org with a cover letter and resume. More information regarding materials and opportunities available here. Friday, November 15 for the Spring 2020 internships.
Washington Internship Institute Similar to the Washington Center this is a semester long program in Washington. The Washington Internship Institute's semester-long academic internship program is carefully designed to provide college sophomores, juniors, seniors, recent graduates, and graduate students from the U.S. and abroad with practical, hands-on experience and academically rigorous courses emphasizing personal and professional development.
In addition to enhancing your skills and building your resume, you may also be eligible to receive academic credit from your school; most students earn a full semester’s worth of credit. The learning doesn’t stop when you step out of your office or classroom. You’ll continue learning at home by living with fellow students—creating a community of scholars—and also every time you set foot outside of your apartment, as DC becomes your campus.
D. C. Click here for application information. TBA
CWS Immigrant Internships The Organizing for Immigrants' Rights Intern will assist the Grassroots Coordinator for Immigrants' Rights in developing and facilitating field campaigns to enhance the capacity of people of faith and CWS resettlement offices and affiliates to advocate for immigration reform. S/he will research congressional districts, draft toolkits, collect event data, attend strategy sessions with coalition partners, engage in social media, and help plan direct action events. The intern will maintain a portfolio and design a final project that will be helpful to them as they pursue future opportunities. Seminary students and those with experience in grassroots organizing, especially within the faith community, are encouraged to apply. D. C. For a full listing of available internships, visit their website. Rolling Basis
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants DC The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) is a nongovernmental, not-for-profit national organization dedicated to addressing the needs and rights of refugees and immigrants. We have opportunities for highly-motivated, passionate individuals. Albany, New York For more information, visit their website. To apply, contact their New York internship coordinator, Shauna Plath at
(518) 459-1790 ext. 8021 or splath@uscrimail.org.
Refugees International Refugees International accepts a limited number of applicants for unpaid internships throughout the year. Interns should be willing to commit a minimum of 15 hours per week for 10 weeks to the internship and be able to work at the Refugees International office in Washington, DC. D. C. For more information, visit their website. Spring: January – April (application deadline: Rolling/ASAP)
Summer: May – August (application deadline: March 15st)
Fall: September – December (application deadline: August 1st)
Witness for Peace Candidates will be involved in many aspects of WFP's operations, such as tracking legislation, writing analyses for action alerts and newsletters, communicating with representatives of collegiate organizations and Congressional offices, and representing WFP in coalition meetings. The time commitment ranges between 20 to 30 hours weekly. Internships are unpaid. D. C. For more information, please visit their website. Rolling Basis
Banyan Global Banyan Global is a development consultancy committed to improving livelihoods through market approaches to international development. Banyan Global's practice areas include health sector, microfinance, enterprise, and financial sector development. The firm has offices in New York City and Washington, DC. New York & D. C. For current opportunities, please visit their website. Rolling Basis
Lacrosse the Nations (LtN) 2019 LtNVolOpps, a sport for development nonprofit with locations in Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia, and the United States. Their mission is to use the sport of lacrosse to improve education and health while providing opportunity and hope to youth across the world through after-school lacrosse and scholarship programs.
LtN is currently seeking both long- and short-term interns for our program here in Bocas del Toro, Panama. As an LtN intern, you are not only exposed to a variety of crucial aspects of the nonprofit arena, but interns gain multicultural experience, work in a foreign language environment, further develop interpersonal skills and grow as an individual as you live abroad in an archipelago bringing joy to the lives of youth through sports. In addition to forming relationships with locals, interns will have the option to partake in incredible island activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling, spearfishing, surfing and so much more.
LtN interns are in charge of projects that include, but are not limited to, the running of our social media platforms, program metrics, community outreach, and grant writing, along with assisting in the planning and execution of after-school lacrosse programs in the communities where we work. Thus, LtN offers unique service opportunities for those seeking a worthwhile and exciting experience.
International More information is available on their social media: @laxthenations and their website. Rolling Basis
The Carter Center Internship programs in Global Peace and Health issues. Junior / Seniors only. Georgia Please visit the Carter Center Website for more information. FALL (late August – early December)
Deadline: June 15
SPRING (mid-January – early May)
Deadline: Oct. 15
SUMMER (mid-May – mid-August)
Deadline: March 1
National Park Service The National Parks Business Plan Internship (BPI) is a highly selective summer program for top graduate students studying business, public policy, environmental management, and related fields. Over the course of eleven weeks, pairs of interns work in various parks and regional offices across the country, where they lead strategic projects that impact the long-term health of these vital American resources. National Parks within America To apply and for the full listing, see here. Rolling Basis
Office of District Attorney Philadelphia The Undergraduate Internship Program is designed to give undergraduate students exposure to the prosecutor's role in the Philadelphia criminal justice system and for the Office to scout perspective employees. At the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office, interns are an integral part of our workforce. Students gain exposure to criminal case prosecution and are given responsibility, meaningful work, and a chance to leave their mark. Philadelphia For updated listings, please check here. Rolling Basis
Project Vote Smart The Project Vote Smart National Internship Program provides a unique lesson in the study of American politics. Students from across the nation and around the world come to our high tech research center in the Montana Rockies for ten weeks to help American citizens educate themselves about elected officials and candidates. By providing this information in an easy and accessible manner, Project Vote Smart believes that citizens can better defend themselves from the political hype and misrepresentation characteristic of present day political campaigns.
Interns play a crucial role at Project Vote Smart and make up the vast majority of our staff. The individual talents, ideas and hard work of our interns have been instrumental in the success of many of our most important programs.
Nationwide For more information, check out their website. For questions about full-time internships please email intern@votesmart.org. Rolling Basis, but semester and summer internships are in high demand.
The Émigré Memorial German Internship Program The Émigré Memorial German Internship Program–German State Parliaments (EMGIP) is a fellowship program that provides U.S. and Canadian students with internships at a German state parliament (Landtag). Internships afford students an excellent opportunity to gain government work experience, improve their advanced German language skills, and learn about German culture firsthand. Worldwide For an extensive overview of programs by location, click here! Vary based on location.
USDA Foreign Agriculture Service The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) invites currently enrolled students to apply for our "Student Intern Program" (SIP) providing students with employment opportunities year-round.

Student employees gain valuable professional experience as an assistant in scientific, professional, technical, and/or administrative areas. The "Student Intern Program" could be a paid or unpaid internship. The internship opportunity gives students insight into considering a future career with USDA. Annually USDA employs thousands of students nationwide throughout our 7 Mission Areas, 19 agencies and 16 Administrative Offices.

U.S. Government For programs and application instructions, see here. Vary based on internship.
U.S. Department of Commerce The mission of the Department of Commerce Internship Program is to engage and empower developing leaders with a passion for public service.
The program will expose students to opportunities in the Federal Government and the potential to find passion in a career in public service. Interns will gain unique experience through their placement in one of several DOC offices.
The DOC Office of White House Liaison Internship Program accepts applications on a rolling basis for summer, spring, and fall sessions. This is an unpaid, volunteer opportunity and hours are flexible. Candidates should be available for the duration of the session to be considered for placement. Applicants must demonstrate a strong interest in public policy, governmental affairs, public affairs, economics, and/or business.
U.S. Government For a full list of internships with the DOC, see here. Rolling Basis
Bureau of the Census Pathways Program - Internship Program: The Internship Program (IP) provides paid work experience to students who are in high school or pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an accredited college or university (including Community College). Internships can be seasonal (summer, fall, spring) or year round. At the successful conclusion of this program, they may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a permanent or term (lasting one to four years) position. U.S. Government See here for more information. Rolling Basis
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe Kampelman Fellows join a team of world-class experts at an independent, bicameral, bipartisan, inter-branch federal agency. The Helsinki Commission advances American national security and national interests by promoting human rights, military security, and economic cooperation in 57 countries. Fellows regularly interact and work on policy with Congressional offices, executive branch officials, foreign diplomats, civil society, and the broader policy community.

Kampelman Fellowships last from three to four months, with a minimum of three days per week. Fellows are paid $12 per hour, and are offered ongoing enrichment, professional development, and networking opportunities facilitated by senior commission staff.

U.S. Government For a full description, see here. Spring fellowships (January – April): November 1 at 11:59 p.m. EST
Summer fellowships (May – August): March 15 at 11:59 p.m. EST
Fall fellowships (September – December): July 15 at 11:59 p.m. EST
Congressional Research Service Congressional Research Service (CRS) volunteer internships give students and professionals an opportunity to observe and learn about the legislative process at the national level. Volunteer internships are highly competitive and offered on an as-needed basis as determined by CRS divisions and offices. Internships can last from three months to one year; hours are determined by the needs of CRS and the applicant. Although most volunteer interns are graduate or law students, undergraduate students with exceptional academic talent are also welcome to apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. U. S. Government To learn more about the Volunteer Internship Program, contact BaShira Malik at bmalik@crs.loc.gov. Rolling Basis. A formal application package, consisting of a cover letter, resumé and a completed CRS volunteer questionnaire, should be submitted to BaShira Malik at bmalik@crs.loc.gov.
Council of Economic Advisers The Council of Economic Advisers, an agency within the Executive Office of the President, is charged with offering the President objective economic advice on the formulation of both domestic and international economic policy. The Council bases its recommendations and analysis on economic research and empirical evidence, using the best data available to support the President in setting our nation's economic policy. Those interested can visit their website for more information. U. S. Government [D.C.] For more information, see the job posting here. CEA is currently accepting applications for:
Spring II session (Apr-Jun).
March 20 for Summer session (Jun-Aug)
July 1 for Fall session (Aug-Dec)
Defense Threat Reduction Agency The Defense Threat Reduction Agency enables the Department of Defense, the United States Government and International partners to counter and deter weapons of mass destruction and improvised threat networks. They offer many programs for students to be involved at the civilian level. D. C. For a full list of student opportunities, please visit the internship page. Rolling Basis
Drug Enforcement Agency The mission of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is to enforce the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States and bring to the criminal and civil justice system of the United States, or any other competent jurisdiction, those organizations and principal members of organizations, involved in the growing, manufacture, or distribution of controlled substances appearing in or destined for illicit traffic in the United States; and to recommend and support non-enforcement programs aimed at reducing the availability of illicit controlled substances on the domestic and international markets. Students wishing to be involved can read more about their mission on their website. U. S. Government To browse all student opportunities, visit the student positions page. Rolling Basis
Department of Education ED's mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.

ED was created in 1980 by combining offices from several federal agencies.

U. S. Government Due to website maintenance, please contact the DOE via email at StudentVolunteers@ed.gov Rolling Basis.
Environmental Protection Agency The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment. There are 10 regional EPA offices charged with maintaining clean air, reducing environmental risks, protect human health, and much more. U. S. Government Please read more about the EPA here. There are a variety of paid and unpaid internships, the full listing provided here. Rolling Basis
Export-Import Bank of the United States EXIM provides trade financing solutions – including export credit insurance, working capital guarantees, and guarantees of commercial loans to foreign buyers – to empower exporters of U.S. goods and services. U. S. Government For more information, please visit their website. A full list of their contact information can be found here; current internship opportunities can be found here. Rolling Basis
International Bureau of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Led by Ajit Pai, the FCC regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. U. S. Government For application information, please see the internship page. Rolling Basis
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Our summer programs provide outstanding opportunities for students to gain valuable work experience in public service at a unique institution. Through project work assignments and professional development activities, students gain an extensive understanding of the New York Fed’s work. Interns have the opportunity to enhance their professional skills through critical financial analysis, formal presentations, research, and writing. New York State The New York Fed’s internships are available for undergraduates (sophomores and juniors) and graduate students. Each of the summer programs begin in early June. For more information, please visit their internship page. September 15
Government Accountability Office Student intern positions are available year round in all GAO mission teams, operational units, and offices. Our interns work between 400 and 640 total hours. To be eligible for an internship, students must be enrolled on at least a half-time basis as determined by their college or university. GAO student interns are appointed on a non-permanent basis and may be eligible to be converted to a permanent position after completing 400 total hours and after meeting degree requirements. These internships are open to both graduate and undergraduate students. More information on GAO can be found here. U. S. Government Please send any questions to studentprogram@gao.gov. Rolling Basis
Department of Human Health Services HHS IEA and The Partnership Center offers interns a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. Our hands-on internship program is designed to mentor and cultivate leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Department, and prepare them for future service opportunities. We typically select two interns for each of the Spring, Summer and Fall academic semesters. Interns are valued members of the team. They work independently and on teams on projects that advance the efforts to build and support partnerships in order to better serve individuals, families and communities in need. Responsibilities include conducting research projects, writing newsletter articles and blog posts, supporting webinars and assisting with office responsibilities. D. C. Those interested should send a resume and cover letter to HHSIEA@hhs.gov. Rolling Basis
Department of Homeland Security The Department of Homeland Security offers a variety of prestigious scholarships, fellowships, internships and training opportunities to expose talented students to the broad national security mission. These areas include honors fellowships, Pathways programs, and different analysis programs. For a full list and description, please visit their page. U. S. Government For information for each individual opportunity, please visit their page for details on how to apply. Rolling Basis
Inter-American Foundation The Inter-American Foundation, an independent U.S. Government agency, was created by Congress in 1969 to channel development assistance directly to the organized poor in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IAF has carried out its mandate by responding with grant support for the most creative ideas for self-help received from grassroots groups and nongovernmental organizations. The Inter-American Foundation offers semester-long, non-paid volunteer positions. U. S. Government To apply, please fill out the IAF-Intern-Application, and attach a resume and cover letter. All submissions should be mailed to Kara Rogers. Fall Semester – August 1
Spring Semester – December 1
Summer Session – April 1
U. D. Department of the Interior This program is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school and while getting paid for the work performed. Students who successfully complete the program may be eligible for conversion to a permanent job in the civil service. U. S. Government For more information, please visit their Pathways Page. Rolling Basis
U. S. International Trade Commission The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is responsible for agency oversight, the investigation and prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse, and the promotion of effectiveness, efficiency, and integrity of the USITC.

The OIG has internship positions available for undergraduate students in their final year of an accredited, four-year accounting, finance, or IT program.

U. S. Government For more information and to apply, please visit this page. Rolling Basis
U. S. Department of Labor The U.S. Department of Labor is seeking bright, innovative, results-oriented individuals to join our Pathways Internship Program. As an Intern, you will have the opportunity to gain valuable on the job training and experience related to your field while pursuing your education. Internship can be seasonal (spring, summer, fall or year round). At the successful conclusion of this program, you may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a federal career or career conditional position. Interns may work full-time or part-time schedules. Ideal candidates for DOL internships are individuals pursing undergraduate or graduate degree programs in various fields (e.g. business administration or management, economics, public policy, political science, international relations or studies, accounting, financial management, medical, information technology/information systems, human resource management, pre-law and law.) More information here. U. S. Government To apply, please follow this link. Rolling Basis
U. S. Department of Justice The Internship Program is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school and while getting paid for the work performed. Students who successfully complete the program may be eligible for conversion to a permanent job in the civil service. For a full description, please visit this page. U. S. Government Apply here. Rolling Basis
Overseas Private Investigation Corporation The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) is a self-sustaining U.S. Government agency that helps American businesses invest in emerging markets. Established in 1971, OPIC provides businesses with the tools to manage the risks associated with foreign direct investment, fosters economic development in emerging market countries, and advances U.S. foreign policy and national security priorities. See internship details here. U. S. Government Applicants for the OPIC Unpaid Student Volunteer (Internship) Program must submit a resume, unofficial transcript and a letter of interest to Interns@opic.gov with the specific name of the internship program in the subject line in order to be considered for placement. Rolling Basis
US Office of Science and Technology Policy In 1976, Congress established the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to provide the President and others within the Executive Office of the President with advice on the scientific, engineering, and technological aspects of the economy, national security, homeland security, health, foreign relations, the environment, and the technological recovery and use of resources, among other topics. Find more on their website. U. S. Government More information and application instructions can be found here. Spring Semester (January – April): Applications Due October 18, 2019
Fall Semester (September – December): Applications Due June 5, 2020
Summer Semester (May – August): Applications Due February 3, 2020
U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.
As more and more first-time investors turn to the markets to help secure their futures, pay for homes, and send children to college, our investor protection mission is more compelling than ever.
U. S. Government To inquire about current opportunities, please email the Student Honors Program Manager at students@sec.gov. Rolling Basis
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The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) is an independent U.S. government foreign assistance agency that links U.S. businesses, and their best practices and advanced technologies, to global infrastructure project opportunities. USTDA promotes economic growth in emerging economies by facilitating the participation of U.S. businesses in the planning and execution of priority development projects in host countries. The Agency’s objectives are to help build the infrastructure for trade, match U.S. technological expertise with overseas development needs, and help create lasting business partnerships between the United States and emerging market economies. Internship opportunities are found here.
U. S. Government To apply for an internship, please submit a resume, unofficial transcript, and a cover letter indicating your top two offices of assignment preference and dates of availability by the deadline below. Applications can be emailed to Carolyn Hum at chum@ustda.gov. Rolling Basis
U. S. Department of Transportation The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has several internship opportunities, which are aimed at providing current high school, college, and recent college graduates with meaningful developmental and work experiences in the transportation industry. The overarching goal of DOT Internship Programs is to: provide a pipeline for attracting talented students with a passion for public service and stimulate interest in pursuing a promising career and experience during their assigned placements throughout DOT. There are numerous student opportunities, and an exhaustive list can be found here. U. S. Government Varies based on program type. Varies
U. S. Department of the Treasury The U.S. Department of the Treasury's mission is to maintain a strong economy and create economic and job opportunities by promoting the conditions that enable economic growth and stability at home and abroad, strengthen national security by combating threats and protecting the integrity of the financial system, and manage the U.S. Government’s finances and resources effectively. Student Volunteer Internships are unpaid training opportunities designed to provide students with work experience related to their academic program and give them direct exposure to the Federal workforce. U. S. Government Application Process: All Internship/Recent Graduate program opportunities will be announced on www.usajobs.gov. Rolling Basis
U. S. Agency for International Development USAID offers paid and unpaid internships and fellowship opportunities to qualified, talented students and recent graduates. Interns and Fellows generally work in one of USAID’s offices in Washington, D.C., supporting program work in economic growth, agriculture, education, health, environment, democracy and governance, conflict prevention, and humanitarian assistance. Internships and Fellowships allow students the opportunity to explore Federal careers and offer valuable work experience. U. S. Government [D. C.] A full description and application information can be found here. Rolling Basis

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