Academic Year Virtual Internship (Education USA Ukraine)

Deadline: July 31, 2021

EducationUSA Ukraine is currently looking to hire three virtual interns for the 2021-2022 academic year through the Virtual Student Federal Service. This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in international affairs or international education and want to support the future leaders of Ukraine.

The full job postings with information about how to apply are below:
• Social Media Internship Program:
• Advising Internship Program:

Virtual Student Federal Service (US Dept of State)

Deadline: July 31, 2021

The U.S. Department of State is currently accepting applications for the Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS).

The Virtual Student Federal Service is the largest virtual internship program in the world! This year we will offer 3,000 positions with 52 federal agencies. VSFS offers unique mentoring and exposure to job opportunities within the U.S. government.

Each year, applications are open to U.S. college students during the entire month of July. Go to VSFS to see the 950+ projects available. Then, create an account on, build a resume, and apply to the VSFS vacancy announcement. VSFS does not require any documentation although you may upload transcripts in your USAJOBS profile if you like. The most important part of your VSFS application is your personal statement of interest.

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Fellows and Interns Wanted (Research to Policy Collaboration)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

This opportunity allows junior scholars to gain hands-on experience applying empirical information to the needs of federal public policymakers. This position can be adapted to meet a range of professional development goals, including supporting fieldwork requirements and  student milestones. ​The purpose of this position is to support the Research-to-Policy Collaboration (RPC) by

a) joining meetings with legislative staff and the RPC coordinator

b) organizing requests for research-based information

c) organizing a response to requests using a network-based approach for voluntarily mobilizing research experts

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Summer Internships in Siberia

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Education Centre “Cosmopolitan”, Novosibirsk, Russia, is happy to announce that we are now accepting applications to our popular summer internship program that is located in the Altai Mountain region. If your students are looking for an exciting, fulfilling and rewarding internship / volunteer / study abroad experience in Russia, our program is the best option! Please be sure to inform your students of these unique opportunities that are not to be missed.

Our summer internship is offered for two weeks from July 12th until July 27th at the children’s camp in the picturesque Altai Mountain region. If your student is interested in a more extended stay we can offer a summer internship that would comprise of the camp program and a Russian course in the city of Novosibirsk on completion of the camp. Further details of such extended internship can be discussed.

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Intern: Virtual Internships at Voice of America

Deadline: Open Until Filled, May and June Depending on Position


***VOA’s Internship Program will be virtual through January 2021, and is smaller than our usual program. Please send in your application to the appropriate team and a manager will follow up if they are able to accept virtual interns.​***

Are you motivated, hard-working, and enthusiastic? Think about becoming a VOA intern!

Click here to learn more about VOA and the Internship program or here to learn more about VOA.

General Information

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Internship: Summer Online Research Internship and Submissions Open for Student Journal (SRAS)

Internship Deadline: May 20, 2021
Journal Submission Deadline: August 31, 2021

The SRAS Summer Online Research Internship is a highly flexible program that builds student resumes with publishing experience! Students who complete the program also earn $200 towards a SRAS study abroad program OR $75 that can be spent on SRAS online courses. Writing topics are highly varied and tailored, in part, to student interests. The application deadline is May 20th. More information can be found at

Vestnik, the student journal started and supported by SRAS, is also currently accepting submissions. Student writing on any subject and time period related to Eastern and Central Europe, Russia, Central Asia, and the Caucuses is accepted. Student writing involving primary source research is particularly encouraged. More information can be found at

Any questions on either of these opportunities may be addressed to Josh Wilson at, Assistant Director,, Editor in Chief of Vestnik, The Journal of Russian and Asian Studies

Fellowship: Graduate Women in Public Policy (Washington DC)

Deadline: June 3, 2021

The Congressional Fellowships on Women and Public Policy program is now accepting applications until the deadline on June 3rd. The program places fellows in the Washington, D.C. offices of Members of Congress and congressional committees. Additionally, fellows meet once a week at issue seminars with women’s advocates, congressional staff, researchers, and lobbyists. This program is unique—it is the only graduate-level fellowship program on Capitol Hill focused on women.

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Fall 21 Student Internship Program (US Department of State)

Opening Soon

Our Fall 2021 Student Internship Program will open for application soon for one week only.  This is a limited amount of time to apply for these positions; we encourage you to start preparing today.  Here are three steps you can take: 

  1. Learn about the Student Internship Program 
  2. Create your USAJOBS account, build your resume, and get your transcript 
  3. Research the U.S. Department of State’s Bureaus and Offices to find the right internship opportunity for you.   

If you have any questions or would like to search for topics of interest, please visit our forums or FAQs at

Freedom in the World Junior Fellowship

Deadline: April 30, 2021

Location: Remote (New York, NY)

Position Summary

Freedom House is seeking three (3) motivated candidates to inaugurate the nine-month Freedom in the World Junior Fellowship program. Freedom in the World is Freedom House’s flagship analysis on political rights and civil liberties in 210 countries and territories. Produced since 1973, it is the most widely read and cited report of its kind, used on a regular basis by policymakers, journalists, academics, activists, and others. The most recent edition of Freedom in the World, published in March 2021, was cited in the Washington Post, the AtlanticNBC NewsCNN, the BBC, and in a March 3 speech about US foreign policy by US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, among many other places.  

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Prof. Devt: Summer Online Research Internship (SRAS)

Deadline: May 20, 2021

SRAS will be offering free summer online research internships.

These will be flexible – based on student interests and student schedules – and allow participants to build up their portfolio of published works via the SRAS Family of Sites.

Current topics of interest center on Eastern or Central Europe, Central Asia, and the Caucasus. They include sport teams, movies, video games, fashion brands, and music groups/artists based there. We will also be open to articles on art, contemporary literature and food. We are particularly interested to hear from heritage speakers of minority languages or Caucasian languages who can research in those languages, provide first-hand perspectives, and potentially contribute to our Talking Phrasebooks. Students with an interest in translation are also encouraged to apply.

Application deadline is May 20. Internships will run from approximately June 1 – July 30, but with a high degree of flexibility.

Find out more about the free program here: