U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program

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 Deadline: 

Varies
   

Start Date: 

Varies
   

Duration: 

Summer and Academic Year, 10 weeks
   

Location: 

Various locations domestic and abroad
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Internships
   

Description: 

The Department is looking for students with a broad range of majors, such as Business or Public Administration, Social Work, Economics, Information Management, Journalism, and the Biological and Physical and Engineering Sciences, as well as those majors more traditionally identified with international affairs. Intern duties and responsibilities may vary according to office of assignment. For instance, interns may write reports on human rights issues, assist with trade negotiations, assist with citizenís services or visa work, help Americans in distress abroad, or organize conferences or visits of high-level officials. Others may research economic or environmental issues, write news stories, work on web pages or help produce electronic journals.
   

Benefits/
Compensation:
 

Majority of internships are unpaid, but with demonstrated financial need, paid internships can be arranged

   

Major(s): 

Aerospace Engineering
Criminology, Law & Society
Psychological Science
Applied Ecology, International Studies, Political Science

   

GPA: 

2.5

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: Ability to receive either a Secret or Top Secret clearance
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Intern Coordinator
Intern Coordinator, U. S. Department of State, Recruitment Division
2401 E Street, N. W., Room H518
Washington, DC 20522
Phone: (202) 261-8888    
Email: StudentPrograms@state.gov

 

Company Website: 

http://careers.state.gov/intern/student-internships
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