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Internship Opportunities

Below are some examples of organizations offering internships of interest to USFP graduate students:

American Enterprise Institute – Foreign and Defense Policy Area http://www.aei.org/

See their internships page for more information or contact internships@aei.org. 

American Security Project http://americansecurityproject.org

See their employment page for internship postings and other information.

The Atlantic Council http://www.atlanticcouncil.org

See the employment and internships page for more information.

The Brookings Institute http://www.brookings.edu

See their Opportunities at Brookings page for more information or email HROffice@brookings.edu.

The Center for Global Development http://www.cgdev.org 

See their internships page for more information.

Council on Foreign Relations http://www.cfr.org

See the internships page for more information on NY and DC internship openings.

Defense Intelligence Agency http://www.dia.mil/

See their student programs page for more information.

Federal Bureau of Investigation – Washington Field Office http://washingtondc.fbi.gov/

Fund for Peace http://www.fundforpeace.org/

See their organization page on Idealist.org for individual internship postings.

The German Marshall Fund http://www.gmfus.org

See their career opportunities page for more information on available internships.

Institute for Policy Studies http://www.ips-dc.org/

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 http://www.justice.gov/nsd/ 

See their internships page for more information.

State Department Bureau of Intelligence and Research http://www.state.gov/s/inr/

See their student programs page for more information on internships.

The Stimson Center http://www.stimson.org/

See the internships page for more information.

United States Agency for International Development

http://www.usaid.gov/

See the internships page for more information.

United States Institute of Peace http://www.usip.org/  

See the Research Assistant Program page for more details.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars http://www.wilsoncenter.org 

See their internships page or email internships@wilsoncenter.org for more information.

The World Bank http://www.worldbank.org/

See the bank internship page for more information.