Funding your master's education and gaining practical experience

Many opportunities are available to develop professional skills and expertise, build networks, and make education more affordable. There are a number of organizations offering fellowships or internships on topics of interest to GGPS students.

Internship Opportunities

  • American Enterprise Institute - Foreign and Defense Policy Area
    See their internships page for more information or contact internships@aei.org.
  • American Security Project
    See their employment page for internship postings and other information.
  • Atlantic Council
    See the employment and internships page for more information.
  • The Brookings Institution
    See their Opportunities at Brookings page for more information or email HROffice@brookings.edu.
  • Center for Global Development
    See their internships page for more information.
  • Council on Foreign Relations
    See the internships page for more information on NY and DC internship openings.
  • Defense Intelligence Agency
    See their student programs page for more information.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation - Washington Field Office http://washingtondc.fbi.gov/
  • Fund for Peace
    See their organization page on Idealist.org for individual internship postings.
  • The German Marshall Fund
    See their career opportunities page for more information on available internships.
  • Institute for Policy Studies
    See their Jobs and Internships page for more information on their internship application process.
  • National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) http://www.start.umd.edu/start/
  • National Security Division of the Department of Justice
    See their internships page for more information.
  • State Department Bureau of Intelligence and Research
    See their student programs page for more information on internships.
  • Stimson Center
    See the internships page for more information .
  • United States Agency for International Development
    See the internships page for more information.
  • United States Institute of Peace
    See the Research Assistant Program page for more details.
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
    See their internships page or email internships@wilsoncenter.org for more information.
  • The World Bank
    See the bank internship page for more information.