Category Archives: Internships

Internship: Foreign Service Intern (DoS)

Deadline for applications: September 24

During the summer of 2014, The Department of State launched a new internship program, the U.S. Foreign Service Internship Program (USFSIP), which offers a limited number of two-summer ten-week internships to interested candidates to familiarize them with diplomacy and the Foreign Service. The first USFSIP summer entails a few weeks of classroom instruction in U.S. diplomatic history, professional writing, foreign policy operations and career skills. That is followed by an internship on a policy desk at the State Department in Washington, D.C. The second summer involves an internship at a U.S. Embassy overseas. Selected students are paid an entry level salary and qualify for transit benefits in Washington. This program also pays for travel and assists with housing.

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Internship: Unpaid Student Internship (DoS)

Deadline for Applications: October 5, 2017

U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program (unpaid)

United States Department of State
An Equal Opportunity Employer
How to Apply

Announcement No.: 
Position Title: U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program (Unpaid) – Summer 2018
Open Period: 9/1/2017 – 10/5/2017
Hiring Agency: U.S. Department of State
Duty Locations: MANY Vacancies in Washington, DC, US
For More Info: Student Programs Office,

Who May Apply: Work Schedule for this announcement is for full time, unpaid, internships for Summer 2018. – Interns serve for a period of 10 consecutive weeks during the Summer 2018.

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Internship: in Warsaw (Adam Mickiewicz Institute)

Deadline for Spring 2018 internship: Oct 30, 2017.

Intern at the Adam Mickiewicz Institute in Warsaw for UT students and recent graduates

The Adam Mickiewicz Institute is accepting applications for semester-long unpaid internships during the academic year. The internship is open to UT graduate students and undergraduate students in their junior and senior years as well as recent graduates. Internships will take place at the Warsaw editorial office of, a leading website about Polish culture run by the institute.


• Current student at UT Austin
• Outstanding writing and editing skills (in English)
• Previous experience with website content management systems and/or social media
• Interest in Polish culture

Knowledge of Polish or enrollment in Polish language study or tutoring is preferred, but only required to receive travel funding.

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Internship: Higher School of Economics in Moscow

Deadline for Applications: September 15, 2017.

The Faculty of Economic Sciences of the Higher School of Economics invites students to spend a semester in Moscow studying and doing unpaid internship in one of the most modern Russian University Higher School of Economics. The application deadline is September 15, 2017.

We can accommodate different types of people with various backgrounds and academic and
professional interests. We would like to find motivated interns who are ready to work to accomplish certain tasks while changing the environment around them. We need people with excellent work ethic, who are creative and hard-working, and who can inspire people around them with their innovative attitude and performance, bringing U.S. service standards to the Russian environment.

The qualities that we are looking for are:

– ability to write and edit in English
– interpersonal skills, including patience, motivation, clarity of reasoning and excellent English communication skills
– strong personal self-control and ability to handle the fast pace of life in Moscow
– genuine interest in helping others

For more information about the internship, email Oxana Budjko.

Watch a short video on international students’ experiences at HSE here.

Internship: Virtual Student Foreign Service Internship Program (Dept. Of State)

Deadline for Applications: July 26, 2017

The U.S. Department of State’s Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS) eInternship program is bigger and better than ever! This year, they have over 1,300 vacancies at 33 U.S. Government agencies. Students can apply between July 2 – 26 on USAJOBS to their top three projects.

VSFS is a way for the American public and government employees to collaborate on projects of global importance. Selected applicants will contribute up to 10 hours per week from September 2017 through May 2018 working on projects across the U.S. government. As eInterns, students will play an important role in advancing the federal government’s reach in diplomacy, development, space, journalism, trade, environment, health, agriculture, technology, housing and other essential initiatives. Continue reading

Internship: Recruiting Info Sessions (Peace Corps)

Deadline to Apply for Positions Leaving in Jan-Mar ’18: July 01, 2017

Walk Through the Application Process with a Recruiter

July 1 is the deadline to apply for positions leaving in January, February, and March 2018. Learn how you can strengthen your Peace Corps application and find openings that match your skills.

Online Events:

  • Tuesday, May 30, 6 to 7 p.m. Eastern; click here to register
  • Tuesday, June 20, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern; click here to register

Local Events:

  • They are holding local application workshops throughout the country in advance of the July 1 deadline. Search events here.

Twitter Chat:

  • Friday, June 2, 3 to 4 p.m.; @GopeaceCorps; Use #AskPC to participate

Internship: English Teacher (Novosibirsk, Russia)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

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“If you have students still looking to intern or study or do a year abroad in Russia for the next academic year, will you please let them know that we have a vacancy for one of our best internships available in the city of Novosibirsk, the administrative capital of Siberia and the third largest city in Russia?

The internship comprises a course on methodology of teaching English to Russian learners, a paid teaching position at the English language courses that we run in Novosibirsk, and participating in our children’s language camps as a volunteer teacher of English. We provide FREE accommodation in a centrally located apartment in the city of Novosibirsk as well as an opportunity to have Russian language lessons and/or work on a year-abroad project under the guidance of our professional teachers. Internship fees are very reasonable. Continue reading

Internship: Spring 2018 Student Internship Program (U.S. Dept. of State)

Deadline for Applications: June 30, 2017

The U.S. Department of State is now accepting applications for the U.S. Department of State Spring 2018 Student Internship Program (unpaid).

Please visit for more information about the U.S. Department of State Spring 2018 Student Internship Program (unpaid), and to start the online application process via USAJOBS. Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is June 30, 2017.

Visit to view the announcement: U.S. Department of State Spring 2018 Student Internship Program (unpaid).

Job: Health Extension Volunteer-Albania (Peace Corps)

Deadline for Applications: July 01, 2017

Before You Apply

You can only have one active Peace Corps Volunteer application, so choose a position that best fits your skills and interest. You have the opportunity to tell us if you’d like to be considered for other openings and more about the ones that interest you most!

Project Description

Health Education (HE) Volunteers are assigned to a community in which they co-teach Health Education at a middle school or combined elementary and high school, and/or work within a regional community visiting several schools co-teaching lessons with “Life Skills” teachers.

A significant component of Peace Corps Albania’s Health Education project is to co-teach students as well as to help train teachers on Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health. Some Volunteers may also liaison with a health education unit or at a community health center to provide staff trainings, which have a long history of being under-resourced. Volunteer placement is typically in smaller towns and rural areas, and no Health Volunteers are placed in the capital city of Tirana.

In addition to classroom teaching and facilitating other health education trainings, Volunteers may also liaison with local health directorates on community-wide health promotion and education campaigns.

In the summer months, HE Volunteers will be leading summer camps and other youth development efforts/activities by working through the schools, or with NGOs that focus their efforts on youth/children, or by taking part in youth-centered projects such as Model UN, Outdoor Ambassadors (an environmental-themed afterschool program begun by Volunteers), Girls Leading our World (GLOW) camps, etc. Volunteers may develop or participate in summer youth camps, promote “life skills” education, tutor students in other school subjects including English; and assist with efforts on the development of school student governments or linkage with projects that promote career development and foster youth employability.

Volunteers, especially those with prior health education-related technical training, may work closely with health education professionals at health centers or NGOs, or with other health professionals, in addition to being at schools and kindergartens to increase their capacities regarding new techniques and methods of teaching preventive health education. Volunteers will also link with NGOs and other community-based organizations to provide basic health education, instruct proper sexual and reproductive health practices, and raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and other emerging health issues.

Some of the HE Volunteers’ work takes place outside the school as well, and Volunteers will likely have more than one main colleague, depending on the projects or activities you are involved in. Health Education Volunteers work with multiple schoolteachers responsible for health education classes, and sometimes with representatives of NGOs (if they are located in the community), as well as with representatives from the District Health Promotion Unit. If you are placed in a school within a community that also has a rural health center, you may also focus on linking directly with the doctors and nurses staffing those facilities and the smaller health posts in the surrounding villages, as well as schools and kindergartens linking them with resources and assistance to improve their skills and implementation of health education efforts. Finding colleagues to work with on diverse projects will not be automatic but will demand a concerted effort on the Volunteer’s part to seek out active community members. For this reason, successful community integration and language acquisition is crucial.

Required Skills

Competitive candidates will have one or more of the following criteria:
• Master of Public Health degree or Master of Arts/Master of Science degree in Public Health
• Certified Physician’s Assistant or Public Health Nurse with expressed interest in public/community health
• Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition, Health, or Nursing

For more information, and to apply, click here.

Job: Community Development Volunteer-Albania (Peace Corps)

Deadline for Applications: July 01, 2017

Before You Apply

You can only have one active Peace Corps Volunteer application, so choose a position that best fits your skills and interest. You have the opportunity to tell us if you’d like to be considered for other openings and more about the ones that interest you most!

Project Description

As a Community and Organizational Development (COD) Volunteer, you may be placed with either a local government unit (Municipality Regional Council) or one of a variety of different community-based organizations. Depending on your background, you may be placed with a department within Municipal Unit (Social Services, Planning, or Development Department), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) or other institution. Project activities are focused in several key areas: municipal development, business development, tourism/cultural development and preservation, youth development (including youth employability and job skills) and/or capacity-building in the areas of information and communications management and technology. Post may find a limited number of sites that can utilize Volunteers with education or experience in GIS/Mapping or Information/Communication Technology Development, but this may not likely be the primary focus of one’s site assignment

COD Volunteers often target youth and work to increase their capacities in starting up businesses, developing their entrepreneurial skills, and provide employability trainings to teach skills such as resume writing, cover letter writing, and job interviewing skills. Volunteers and a local counterpart are often the main liaison with their community’s Youth Council, working to develop internship programs, civic awareness campaigns and other community projects.

Depending on the specific placement, your role may be to work in partnership with the key actors in the community, to build the capacity of local institutions, or to increase the involvement of citizens and youth in local decision-making. You may facilitate collaborative activities between local non-governmental organizations, businesses, and citizen groups. You may provide assistance to all sectors of the community in strategic planning or in project design and management. You may also support the development of non-governmental organizations and youth groups, depending on locally- identified needs.

Other potential activities include:
• Coordinating with other Peace Corps Volunteers in the sphere of youth development and employability and implementing grassroots community development projects.
• Providing direction and training within specific areas of expertise; i.e. marketing, administrative, financial, IT or business English.
• Becoming aware of and competent in the use of all available resources for community development; i.e. small project grants, etc.
• Providing support in editing materials that are prepared by your organization in English, basic training in the use of computer hardware and software, and at the same time helping your colleagues improve their business – English skills.
• Improving marketing PR strategies of organizations and businesses.
• Conducting needs assessment surveys to determine development opportunities within the community and organization.
• Building the capacities of your counterparts in management, organizational development, customer service and financial management.
• Promoting networking and partnership-building in communities among business development organizations, local governments, NGOs and citizens groups; and between these groups and outside resources.
• Providing assistance to all sectors of the community in strategic planning or in project design and management.

Despite the challenges, there are many opportunities for change and growth, and increasing attention is being paid to the development of local capacity of local organizations. You will find support for your activities from both the host agencies that have requested you, and from organizations working to promote civil society and institutional development in the country.

Required Skills

Competitive candidates will have one or more of the following criteria:
• Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degree in any business discipline
• 5 years professional experience in business management

For more information, and to apply, click here.