Funding your master's education and gaining practical experience

The following fellowships are available to help make education more affordable for current USFP students. Also, below are some examples of organizations offering internships of interest to USFP graduate 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.