Internship For Credit Guidelines
All internships that you wish to receive course credit for must be approved by Dr. Regina Karp, Director GPIS.
1.) You will need a letter from your Direct Supervisor detailing the tasks you will perform and how you will be evaluated on your performance.
2.) Internships can consume no more than 20 hours per week.
3.) At the end of the semester, you will need a letter from your direct supervisor detailing how you performed at the assigned tasks.
4.) All internships are graded Pass/Fail.
5.) You can receive course credit for only one internship.
If you have any other questions regarding internships for course credit, please feel free to contact Jeffery Mistich, Assistant Director GPIS at email@example.com.
There are 12 new internship possibilities for 2012 with the Joint Forces Staff College! Please follow the links below for detailed information.
Humanitarian/Disaster Assistance, AFRICOM Elective Research Intern, Emerging Educational Technologies Research Assistant, Transformation and Interagency Initiatives Intern, Research Analyst, Research Intern Curriculum Development, JCWS Research Intern (Purple Eclipse), JCWS Research Intern (Operationalizing Knowledge Management in an Information Age), Joint Continuing and Distance Learning School Research Intern, Purple Solace Research Intern (Multiple Positions Available), Reference Intern, Military Strategic Estimates Research Intern
Interns support the staff of the Carter Center's Peace Programs by researching particular themes, issues, or countries and by providing logistical support for current projects. There are programs that specialize in the following areas: Americas, China, Conflict Resolution, Democracy, Human Rights, and Peace Program Development. There are also Graduate Assistantships available that are paid.
The CIA Graduate Studies Program looks for bright graduate students who are focusing on international affairs, languages, economics, geography, cartography, physical sciences and engineering. Other majors may be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Students selected for this program should be entering either their first or second year of graduate studies following this assignment. You will become acquainted with the work of professional intelligence analysts through active participation in Agency projects with the potential to have selected pieces of your work disseminated throughout the Intelligence Community. The program allows the Agency to assess your skills and knowledge as they relate to permanent employment opportunities.
Junior professionals (P1/P2) and professionals (P3) are recruited through National Competitive Recruitment Examinations. The examinations are organized as a matter of priority in countries that are inadequately represented among the staff of the Secretariat. The examinations are administered in a number of occupational groups, including administration, economics, electronic data processing, finance, legal affairs, library, political affairs, public information, social development, and statistics. In order to qualify for P1/P2 positions, a candidate must possess a first level university degree and be 32 years of age or younger. Fluency in either English or French is required for both P1/P2s and P3s. All those who meet these criteria and believe in the purposes and ideals of the United Nations are encouraged to apply.
The Department of State offers many internship and Professional Fellowship opportunities, all of which are designed to prepare students for a career with the US Department of State or other federal agency. Many of them require the ability to receive secret or top secret clearance and all require the standard government background check. Mot positions are paid and you will be hired as a government employee at the G5-G7 level.
IATA strives to attract the very best and brightest recent graduates from around the world. These interns are exposed to the unique challenges faced by IATA and contribute to our work in supporting our members and our industry by performing junior professional tasks. Internships are available in several locations including, Geneva, Montreal, Madrid, Miami and Singapore. Internships are for a 2-6 months, are paid and travel expenses are covered.
This internship is for students that have completed 2 years of study towards a PhD degree. RAND's Graduate Student Summer Associate Program introduces outstanding graduate students to RAND, an institution that conducts research on a wide range of national security problems and domestic and international social policy issues. Students receive a stipend and are given the opportunity to conduct research that can be completed during the three months they are at RAND. The program receives about 500 applications each year for the 20+ positions. The associates who end up finding matches with a research project do so because their skill sets match the needs of the project. The program runs in the summer months only. Summer associates work at RAND fulltime for a 12-week period. Positions are available in RAND's three major U.S. offices — Santa Monica, Arlington, and Pittsburgh. All summer associates are collocated with project mentors. The location of the project mentor determines the location of the summer associate. The summer stipend in 2010 was approximately $12,000 (before taxes) for the 12 weeks of fulltime research.
ECIPE has an internship program (internships are salaried) and accepts every semester two candidates. Candidates should have a Master’s degree in economics (international economics/trade economics), international political economy, European integration, or an equivalent discipline relevant for ECIPE’s research profile. We are particularly looking for candidates with an excellent academic record and with a strong interest for a future career in academia, journalism, or policy making.
This is a listing of all of RANDs Internship and Fellowship opportunities.
This is an unpaid internship that lasts 3-6 months depending on what your interests are. They are most interested in nationals from a developing country (defined as members of the Group of 77 and China), but members of developed countries are also welcome to apply. An internship at the Global Governance for Development Program (GGDP) of the South Centre offers young professionals an opportunity to undertake autonomous, concrete and critical work on global governance issues, e.g. issues relating to reforms in global governance institutions such as the United Nations, World Bank, IMF, World Trade Organization; developing country dynamics as global governance actors; global economic governance issues such as financing for development; global environmental governance issues such as sustainable development and climate change; and global social issues such as migration and human rights. This internship gives young professionals with a window and entry point into international policy forums and negotiations and how these affect the development objectives of countries in the Global South. Interns are based in Geneva (Switzerland) and fully integrated to the every-day work of the South Centre. The aim of the internships is to develop the technical and intellectual capacities of young post-graduate students or professionals, especially from developing countries, by providing them with practical experience that enhances their understanding of global governance issues from a developing country perspective.
This is an unpaid internship in Geneva. ISHR trains motivated interns to work in their Geneva office. Please note that if you are a non-EU citizen and the internship is not integral to your studies or if you are a non-EU citizen and have already completed an internship in Geneva, ISHR may not be able to secure your work visa. All successful candidates will need to provide a bank statement and a letter from a guarantor to demonstrate that you can cover your expenses in Geneva (2,500chf per month). We offer full-time and part-time internships from 3-6 months to work with: UN monitoring team, Communications team, Training team, Finance team, Fundraising team, Regional and national human rights program team.
Internships offer a small group of outstanding graduate-level students the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to UNDP's work. They are designed to complement development-oriented studies with practical experience in various aspects of multilateral technical cooperation, but also complements other international studies, including law. Internships can take place in a UNDP country office/ regional center or at the organization's Headquarters in New York. Assignments vary greatly in terms of content. Every attempt is made to match the interests of the intern with the needs of the organization. Internship assignments vary in length according to the availability and academic requirements of the intern, as well as the needs of UNDP. Assignments are available on a part-time and full-time basis throughout the year. These are unpaid internships.
MicroCapital offers the premier microfinance internship program. Since 2003, our interns have emerged from the program with a level of knowledge that is unparalleled among new entrants to the field. Our interns have entered full-time positions in many top microfinance organizations. Benefits to interns include direct interaction with senior management and the opportunity to make a visible contribution to a vibrant organization. Academic credit can sometimes be arranged for interns, as can complimentary admission to some industry events. Past interns have included both students and accomplished professionals. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for the following two positions: Research Associate: This position focuses on research of current events in microfinance and involves writing 8 stories per week of the type that appear on our home page. Interns have leeway to direct a significant portion of their work toward areas of personal interest (e.g., savings, micro-insurance or a particular region of the world). Native English and excellent writing skills are required. Webmaster Associate: This position involves maintaining and developing our websites. A technical background is required.
The Foreign Policy interns are responsible for assisting the Foreign Policy Department with extensive research, analysis, and report writing for current international initiatives and in preparation for international events. They will also be required to assist with administrative responsibilities relating to the daily operations of the department. This position requires strong research skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. In addition, Foreign Policy interns must be able to work well independently and as part of a team.
An internship with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee offers an exciting opportunity for motivated college students, graduate students or recent graduates to gain first-hand experience working on issues of foreign policy and to learn about the legislative and political process. The position requires excellent writing skills, attention to detail and an active imagination. Selected candidates will be matched with Committee staff members, based on their interests and experience. Intern responsibilities range from attending meetings on and off the Hill to drafting memos, tracking legislation and conducting research projects. While internships last for a full semester, the Committee can accommodate full-time interns as well as those who are only available a few days per week. Internships with the Committee are highly selective, but we encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply because, we are looking for a diversity of experiences and interests.
Research Assistants work under the direct supervision of the Institute’s research staff. Students help maintain data files, conduct literature searches, compile indices, or produce other material. Editorial Assistants are trained to analyze scholarly articles, correspond with authors, fact check, copyedit, proofread, and generally help with the production of the quarterly journal Orbis, as well as perform general administrative duties throughout the Institute. Administrative Assistants help with conference preparation, development, public relations, and maintain the Institute’s specialized periodical collection. All language skills are welcome, but knowledge of Russian, Chinese, Persian, Arabic, French, German, and Spanish is especially helpful. A familiarity with word-processing programs and conducting research on the worldwide web is also desirable. Internships are available for an academic year, a semester, a summer, or by agreement, for a shorter time. A minimum commitment of 10 hours a week is required.
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WFPG is looking for three responsible and motivated interns to focus on planning and outreach for programs featuring international affairs officials and experts. In addition to assisting with our Author and Embassy Series programs, interns also contribute to Celebrating Women Leaders Benefit Luncheons. Interns will also research foreign policy topics before events, assist in media outreach and the production of our newsletter, update the WFPG database and webpage, and complete other office tasks as assigned. Applicants must be available to work a minimum of two full days per week. These internships are paid.
This is an unpaid Intern position at the World affairs Council in Washington State. The minimum term is 3 months, but a 6-9 month stay is encouraged. There are 5 different internship programs available with the World Affairs Council. Administration, Community Programs, Global Classroom, International Visitors Program and Communications and Outreach.
NBR offers full- and part-time paid internships for undergraduate and graduate students, and recent postgraduates. Responsibilities are varied and include general office support, conference and meeting organization, editing and proofreading, research and writing, fundraising and corporate development support, and website editing and database work.
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research offers internships in the Summer, Spring and Fall. Internships are unpaid. They are offered in the fields of economic policy, foreign and defense policy, social and political studies, public relations, The American Online magazine, publications editing, marketing, government relations, and communications. They offer 45 internships for each season.