Global Studies Internships
The Washington Center Program, Internship Program in Washington, DC (Summer and Fall 2020)
"The Washington Center is the bridge between higher education and professional careers—leveraging all of what Washington, D.C. has to offer to provide dynamic, experiential learning opportunities to empower and motivate young people to become engaged global citizens." All majors are free to apply to this academic internship program consisting of:
Rhode Island State Government Internship Program (Summer 2020, June 1- July 31)
"The internship experience provides real world experience with a strong educational focus. Students are connected with internship experiences throughout state government. This includes the Legislative, Executive and Judicial branches as well as state departments of government, municipal agencies and community and non-profit organizations. Students are placed in areas of interest where they work with their placement supervisor on a variety of projects and tasks that enable them to meet educational learning objectives."
Smithsonian Institution: General Internship Pool (Summer 2020 Session May-August)
"The Smithsonian offers internship programs in a wide variety of fields encompassing business and public administration, history, art, science, culture, and education. The purpose of the General Smithsonian Internship Pool is to provide a place for internship applicants who are generally interested in the Smithsonian to indicate their interest. Smaller units and offices at the Smithsonian, which may not run formal application processes but who have internship learning opportunities available, may reach out to applicants from the general pool that seem like a good fit."
College Student Congress: May 11-22, 2020- The Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship
The College Student Congress is a two-week summer program for undergraduates interested in public policy, politics, diplomacy and modern leadership. The summer program in public policy selects fifty-one rising college seniors, representing each state and the District of Columbia, to learn about the dynamics of the policy process through an experiential and immersive curriculum. Students engage with lawmakers, academics, government relations experts, policy advisors and other leaders to explore the challenges of formulating comprehensive public policy. Click the title to learn more.
Spring & Summer 2019
Summer 2019 Honors Internship Program FBI Jobs, Various locations
The Honors Internship Program is a 10-week, paid internship for undergraduate and graduate college students. While exploring our exciting career options, students will work side-by-side with FBI employees at one of our FBI Headquarters locations or in one of our 56 field offices located across the country. The goal of this internship is to offer students experiences they can’t find anywhere else and to assist the FBI with building a pipeline of potential future entry-level employees. FBI Hiring Managers are seeking applicants from a wide range of academic areas of study. Interns are placed in assignments based on their educational background, skill sets and unique life experiences.
Internship, The Clinton Foundation, New York City
Click on this link to check out upcoming applications: www.clintonfoundation.org/internships/new-york -
The Clinton Foundation is proud to offer the Clinton Careers Internship Program for current students and recent graduates. This program is designed to provide students from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to work in a professional position while building the career they would like to pursue upon graduation. The program has three primary components: hands-on work experience, educational and professional development, and mentorship. The program also includes a lecture series, social and community service events, and culminates in a final project to help guide participants beyond their Clinton Foundation experience. Internships are approximately three months in length, but can be up to one year in some instances.
Internship, Changing Our World, Inc., New York City
Founded in 1999, Changing Our World is a philanthropy firm that knows management, and a management firm that knows philanthropy. We have extensive experience in designing, building and managing the implementation of strategic initiatives that enable nonprofits, foundations and corporations achieve their philanthropic goals. Changing Our World is the only firm in the sector that has four primary service areas – fundraising, corporate social engagement, research and analytics and digital. While each of our service areas provide specific expertise, our true strength is in our ability to combine all four areas to deliver results – organizational, programmatic and financial – for our clients. Research, preparing PowerPoint presentations, working with spreadsheets, data entry, binding, preparing labels, stuffing envelopes, etc. Internships are competitive. Successful candidates will have demonstrated an interest and commitment to philanthropy, fundraising, and non-profits through their employment, voluntarism, and/or academic studies. You can also search on their career site for internships outside of Ney York!
Internship, The Ford Foundation, New York City
Our summer internship program has been a part of the foundation for more than 30 years. Since its inception, we have worked to provide an enriching and rewarding experience for students of all majors with varying career aspirations. The program is designed to expose students to philanthropy and the not-for-profit sector and to provide them with a rich learning and development experience. Assignments vary by department but generally include administrative, analytical, research and special project support. Students also attend weekly learning sessions, which include meetings with senior foundation staff and opportunities to learn about business etiquette, build networking skills and discuss career planning.
Development Summer Program, Center for Reproductive Rights, New York City
The Center's Development department is looking for an enthusiastic, resourceful and highly organized participant in our summer program with a commitment to reproductive rights issues to support our fundraising and donor engagement efforts. This position will be responsible for providing support to the development team as well as performing other fundraising and administrative related tasks as needed. The summer program is full-time from June 5, 2016 through August 11, 2017 and is based in New York, NY. The position will be paid on an hourly basis. The Center's summer program includes opportunities for lunches with experts in the field, social events, networking opportunities with other organizations, and other activities.
Nonprofit Management Internship, AES World Language and Culture Institute, Boston
AWLCI offers unique, volunteer-based opportunities to gain practical experience in the nonprofit sector while developing professional skills such as team leadership, project management, and professional communication. These opportunities are offered throughout the year. These internship programs provide the training and opportunities to grow professionally through significant responsibilities that directly impact the organization and the community. Please read below to learn more about working with AWLCI and the opportunity to engage with the organization through administrative and non profit management internships.
Human Rights Various Paid Internships, Across the U.S
Join as an intern important organizations like; American Red Cross, Rethink Media, Alexandria Virginia Office of Human Rights, International Lesbian Gay, Bisexual Trans and Intersex Association, Doctors Without Borders Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), World Justice Project (WJP) , Human Dignity Trust, Justice Internship Program, International AIDS Society
Youth Development Intern, Horton's Kids, Inc., Washington, D.C.
Horton's Kids is seeking a highly-motivated person to serve as our Youth Development Intern for (1) Summer or (2) Fall semesters. This position would be a great fit for someone interested in education, social/emotional development of youth, working with low income youth and families, or social work. Desired experience and competencies include the following: enthusiasm for Horton's Kids' mission and social justice for children, commitment to community service, ability to connect with children and adults from diverse backgrounds and strong organizational skills.
Forest and Climate Change Intern, Bank Information Center, Washington, D.C.
The Bank Information Center (BIC) partners with civil society in developing and transition countries to influence the World Bank and other international financial institutions (IFIs) to promote social justice and ecological sustainability. BIC works closely with civil society to enhance their capacity and political space to participate in the design and implementation of development projects in their countries. The Bank Information Center's Forest Campaign works to address the threats to forests posed by IFI lending, and to promote forest peoples' rights to live in and manage their forests. BIC is looking for an intern to provide support to the forest campaign staff. The first major task will involve planning for the upcoming World Bank Spring Meetings on April 18-20, 2017. The ideal candidate should have some knowledge of international financial institutions and/or forests and climate change issues. The intern will support the forest campaign staff by helping with research on various forest or climate topics; and supporting other forest campaign activities such as liaising with partners, administration and logistics support, and helping to organize meetings.
Various Internships at Art Museums, Many locations
Here you will find many internship opportunities for all of you art lovers who are also interested in working in the business side of arts. All internship opportunities are different, and locations are all across the US.
Gender, Security and Human Rights Intern, Consortium of Gender, Security and Human Rights, Boston, MA.
The Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights is an organization devoted to bringing knowledge about gender to bear on the quest to end armed conflicts and build sustainable peace. Founded in 2002, and now based at the University of Massachusetts Boston, its work is a result of collaboration between scholars and researchers, as well as NGOs and international institutions such as the United Nations. Through knowledge-building workshops, conferences, publications, speaker events, and fellowship and internship programs, the Consortium generates critical new thinking and engagement on gender, war and peace building, providing a necessary bridge between research, activism and policy making.
Program Intern, The Human Rights Foundation, New York City
The Human Rights Foundation's 2019 summer interns will assist the program team with writing and editing, research, web and media development, and clerical and administrative work. Tasks include editing and proofreading press releases and reports, web research, and maintaining online presence via social networking sites. There will also be clerical and administrative tasks, such as filing, mailing, and some data entry. The intern will also assist in the planning of HRF's annual human rights conference, the Oslo Freedom Forum. The ideal candidate should be a self-motivated college student passionate about defending human rights globally and possessing excellent research and communication skills. This is an ideal position for someone who would like to learn multiple aspects of working at a human rights nonprofit. Sound judgment, focus, organization, an ability to work under pressure, and a sense of humor are imperative. Fluency in a foreign language is beneficial but not required.
Finance, Grants and Contracts Internship, Meridian International Center, Washington, D.C.
The intern will work closely with the Grants and Contracts Specialist and Program Accountant to develop and maintain a grants management database on the Salesforce platform. He or she will provide support to efforts of project staff and Finance relating to monitoring compliance with agreement terms and conditions. The intern will collaborate with Finance department to develop analytical data for use in annual planning and obtain required closeout information from grantees and otherwise facilitate grant closeout process.
ICT Programs, National Democratic Institute, Washington, D.C.
The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) is looking for an intern with a passion for global political systems and technology to join the NDItech team as a Project Assistant. NDItech works around the globe with political experts in NDI’s 60+ field offices to design and support technology-enabled programs giving citizens more voice in their governments and aiding governments in being more responsive to their people. The NDItech team works to improve democratic institutions like political parties, civil society organizations, and legislatures by applying locally-appropriate technology to increase transparency, open new channels of dialogue, and empower activist organizing and advocacy. Interns/Project Assistants at NDI are given substantive responsibilities and are expected to be professional contributors to the wide-ranging efforts of this small team. Interns/Project Assistants need to be disciplined self-starters who can accept assignments and run with them, occasionally under pressure; they also need to know when to seek guidance before proceeding. Interns/Project Assistants are encouraged to attend workshops, lectures and other staff development events at NDI and across DC.