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Internships in International Relations

Internships at the American Foreign Policy Council

Summer, Fall, and Spring unpaid internships available. Summer application deadline is March 31; Fall application deadline is July 31; Spring application deadline is November 31.

American Foreign Service Association

Several internships available; paid and unpaid.

Traditional Medicine Project Internship Program

Center for World Indigenous Studies

$35 application fee.

Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

The U. S. Department of State

Spring, Summer, and Fall paid and unpaid internships.  Application deadline for summer internship is November 1; Fall deadline is March 1; Spring deadline is July 1. 

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Internships, Fellowships, and Student Programs

The Office of the General Counsel Volunteer Legal Internships

Unpaid, year-round internships.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Unpaid spring, summer, and fall internships.

The United States Council on Environmental Quality internships

Spring, summer, and fall internships.

United States Office of Management and Budget internship

Paid and unpaid internships available from mid to late May until the end of August.

Washington Interns for Native American Students

Summer internships available.

Internships from OneWorld (law, public relations, environment, etc.)

Internships are unpaid.

The Arms Control Association Internship Program

Fall, winter, and summer internships available.  Fall applications due Friday of first week of August; winter applications due Friday of second week in December; summer applications due first Friday in May.

The Atlantic Council of the United States, John A. Baker internship program

Fall, spring, and summer internships available.  Fall term applications due June 30, 1999; Spring term applications due November 15,1999; Summer term applications due March 1, 2000.

Business Executives for National Security (BENS) Internship

Fall, spring, and summer internships available.  Fall applications due July 30; Spring applications due November 30; summer applications due April 30.

1999 CIIA Youth International Internship Program

Must live in southwestern Ontario, be between the ages of 18 and 30.   Six month compensated internship.

The Carter Center Internship Program

Offers internships in prevention and resolution of conflict, control and eradication of disease, and operations.  Different deadlines for the various internships.

Henry L. Stimson Center Internship

Summer internship; deadline for application is April 25.

National Democratic Institute for International Affairs

Compensated internships.

American Society of International Law

Editorial and research internships available.  Fall, spring, and summer internships.

International Fund for Agricultural Development

Requires minimum of 20 hours per week during the academic year, and a full-time commitment for the summer.

United Nations Children's Fund

UN Public Outreach Fellows program

11-month program.

World Health Organization

Internships last from six weeks to three months.  Request for internship must be made at least three months in advance.  Unpaid.

Israel Policy Forum Internships

Rolling applications, paid internship.

Fundraising and Public Relations Intern

Stipend, starts June 1.

BASIC Internship Program in Washington, D.C.

Rolling applications, monthly stipend

BASIC Internship Program in London

Rolling deadline for application; daily travel expenses and lunch stipend provided.

Korea Economic Institute of AmericaResearch Associate Intern
Summer, fall, and winter internships offered.  Application deadlines: Summer, April 15; Fall, August 15; Winter, November 15