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External Internship Opportunities

Bi/multilingual students have the opportunity to work in a variety of settings.  In order to make more informed decisions about life after college, and understand what types of careers and working environments best fit their needs and interests, students are highly recommended to seek out internship and volunteer experiences as soon as they are able.  

DePaul Handshake is a great place to start. Once you log in, click on jobs/internships (left-side menu) and review the jobs/internships that have been posted.  Below are ideas for additional internship opportunities that may be of interest to bi/multilingual students.  This is merely a list of possibilities and does not include every possible internship opportunity. Students are encouraged to use this list to gather more information about the types of internships that are available, learn more about intern applicant requirements and gain perspective on how to search for other internships related to their career goals and interests. A number of the opportunities listed below were found through Cornell University.  Loyola University Chicago, University of Illinois and Northern Illinois University offer additional links to internships.

The posting of an internship or job does not mean that DePaul University is making any recommendation regarding the internship or job.  Students should understand that DePaul University does not make any representations or guarantees about the accuracy of information regarding internships and jobs included here.  Students are responsible for requesting additional information from a potential internship site or employer as necessary to make internship or employment decisions.

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Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals

​A year-long program including an internship, university courses, and home-stay for students ages 18-24, primarily in “business, technical, vocational, and agricultural fields” sponsored by the U.S. Congress and German Bundestag (Parliament). German skills are a plus but not necessary.

Helping U.S. companies export.  The purpose of the program is to provide college students and law students with "hands-on" experience working in a commercial section of a U.S. Embassy or Consulate. Each post determines its own criteria for intern applicants. We advise you to correspond directly with the intern coordinator at the post (Beijing Mailbox, Shanghai Mailbox, Guangzhou Mailbox, Chengdu Mailbox and Shenyang Mailbox).

French American Chamber of Commerce, New York 

Offers an international career development program with internships for Americans in French companies. The FACC training program for Americans in France connects qualified young Americans aspiring to work in France with companies interested in hosting them for up to 18 months. Through a partnership with the French Government agency Office des Migrations Internationales, the FACC’s International Career Development Programs sponsor training visas for American students and recent graduates to work in France. Work is paid at least €1,300/month (French minimum wage).

Global China Connection

GCC's unique Chinese Language and Internship Program combines Chinese language studies with practical work experience in an international corporation or domestic company operating in China. This program is ideal for graduate students or professionals interested in improving their Chinese language skills and gaining work experience in China. The Internship program may also be combined with the Chinese Language and Business program offered by GCC.

Global Internships - Finance

A finance internship offers an incredible opportunity to gain real-world experience in the high-stakes finance industry. Most importantly a finance internship allows you to distinguish yourself from your classmates, as you gain a competitive advantage by connecting your coursework with industry experience. Gain experience from companies focusing in wealth management, capital assets, financial analysis, and client services.

Italian American Chamber of Commerce

Throughout the year, various volunteer opportunities exist with the IACC. The IACC also needs assistance in hosting networking events, the annual Italian Expo and Gala & Awards Dinner. Please contact the IACC for more information about volunteering opportunities at (312) 553-9137 or

RAI Corporation (American subsidiary of Radio RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana)

RAI Corp., headquartered in New York City, is the American subsidiary of the Italian public broadcasting network. Unpaid internships are available throughout the year in client services, production, accounting and finance, and journalism.

Royal Caribbean Cruises

At Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., our summer internship program has provided many students with the opportunity to gain valuable experience through exposure to real life business situations at our corporate headquarters in South Florida. As an intern you will be a part of our dynamic, global workforce and work closely with our leadership to gain insight into how we create the products, systems and services that help us deliver the best vacation experience to our guests on land and sea.


Sony’s U.S. companies offer college students the opportunity to work in an exciting, innovative, fast-paced environment while receiving valuable hands-on experience.  These internships are a great way to work on challenging projects and to be recognized for your talent and hard work, while giving your career a head start and bringing what is learned in the classroom to life.  Our interns truly become a part of their Sony departments and work shoulder-to-shoulder with some of the most talented professionals in the industry.

Spanish Broadcasting System

Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) offers a dynamic work environment and competitive benefits package which includes, medical, dental coverage through a National Healthcare provider, vision care plan, life insurance and short term disability, 401(k) plan, Health Care Spending account and Credit Union membership. Paid vacation and holidays.

THG Sports

London-Berlin-Stockholm-Kiev-Barcelona-Madrid-Dublin-Dubai-Prague-Cape Town-Singapore-Tokyo-Sydney-Kuala Lumpur-Chicago-San Diego-Montreal-Vancouver-Rio-Sao Paulo- Miami: There are usually 5 reasons why someone applies for a role at thg. In no particular order, you can prioritise yourself. First there is the travel. With over 60 offices worldwide, successful employees can apply to work from any of those offices, subject to the current opportunities and company needs at that time. Second, there is the money. A top performing executive can earn €100,000 in their first year; most successful executives will earn between €40,000-€60,000 in their first year, increasing 50% in their second, once they have a client base and a small team. Third, there is fast track promotion. From Sales Executive to Senior Executive in 3 months, Team Leader in 6 months, Assistant Manager within a year, and Sales Manager in 18 months! Fourth there is love of sales. The adrenalin of closing high value deals at Managing Director level in Fortune 500 companies in a matter of minutes. Finally there is the product. Who would not want to sell VIP hospitality during major sport events such as the Olympics, World Cup Football and Rugby, The Masters, Wimbledon or the Monaco GP, and have the chance to attend the event with their client!

Transatlantic Program (TAP)

Offered by the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest in conjunction with the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology. Students (preference given to juniors and seniors) perform internships, usually paid, in renewable energy, engineering, and business. Proficiency equivalent to two years of college German required.


WGBO Univision internship program offers training for students that are interested in a Broadcasting Career.  We work with colleges and universities to provide students the opportunity to apply what they have learned in the classroom.  The students will be given the opportunity to work with photographers, editors and our production crew.


You're on the lookout for an exciting internship? We offer you the opportunity to get a taste of Volkswagen and gain practical work experience. You can also write your final paper/dissertation at Volkswagen. And if you are particularly talented, you'll have the chance to be included in our student talent bank.​​​


When you intern with Zappos, you get more than just "real world work experience." You become part of our family. Our core values are embodied in every aspect of the program that sums to an incredible journey that will enable you to enter the workforce with ninja-like skills and a sunny disposition. When you work with us, you gain 1,500 friends who form a support system that's the cat's pajamas. And the perks! In addition to being paid an hourly rate, Zappos summer interns receive free food and drinks on our campus, access to social and community service events, 40% off on and may qualify for corporate housing and transition assistance.


Associazione Culturale Linguistica Educational (A.C.L.E.) 

Opportunity for native English speakers to spend a summer as a camp counselor in Italy. Summer camp program is geared toward teaching English through a variety of songs, games, and drama productions. Counselors earn 245 euro a week or 225 euro a week  if they teach in a city.  Program fee covers room and board (homestay, flat, or hotel), travel between camps, and on-the-job insurance. Those with acting skills can apply to work for 5 months with the Theatrino program, which tours Italian schools to present interactive shows and workshops in English. Pay is 250 euro a week with accommodations and transport provided.

The Cloisters Summer Internship for College Students

A nine-week summer internship for college students that focuses on conducting gallery workshops for children about medieval art. Interns work full-time, five days a week for a stipend of $2,925.

Education Pioneers

The Education Pioneers Summer Internship Program (SIP) is a full-time, 10-week summer program where talented and motivated undergraduate students will get first-hand experience working for a rapidly growing and successful national nonprofit.  Interns will be exposed to the many facets of Education Pioneers, work closely with sites or national teams during our summer training program, have the opportunity to attend the numerous networking and professional development events, and work on meaningful summer projects.

English Language Teaching Assistantship Program, Fulbright Commission for the Austrian Ministry of Education, the Arts and Culture

Paid opportunities to TA English courses for one school year in secondary schools throughout Austria.

Language Trainers

Language Trainers provides individually-tailored language training on a one-on-one or small group basis to busy people who need language skills for business, family and travel needs.

Newberry Library/École Nationale des Chartes Exchange Fellowship 

This fellowship provides a monthly stipend and free tuition for an American or Canadian graduate student to study at the École Nationale des Chartes in Paris for a period of three months. The École des Chartes is the oldest institution in Europe specializing in the archival sciences, including paleography, bibliography, textual editing, and the history of the book. Applications are especially encouraged from students who are in the early stages of preparing their dissertations. In your project abstract and project description, provide specifics about your need for the training available at the École Nationale des Chartes and how it will contribute to your dissertation or future projects.

Pasteur Foundation

Students interested in biomedical research can spend a summer interning at the Institut Pasteur in Paris to get international lab experience. Interns will receive a living allowance of $400 per week for a maximum of $4,000. Travel and housing is not covered by this program, but a $500 subsidy is provided and intended to defray costs of travel and requisite insurance. French knowledge is a plus, but not required.

The Phi Beta Kappa Society Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship

The annual Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship is awarded alternately in the fields of Greek and French. The award may be used for the study of Greek language, literature, history, or archaeology, or the study of French language or literature. The fellowship has a stipend of $20,000. Candidates must be unmarried women 25 to 35 years of age who have demonstrated their ability to carry on original research. They must hold a doctorate or have fulfilled all the requirements for a doctorate except the dissertation, and they must be planning to devote full-time work to research during the fellowship year. The award is not restricted to members of Phi Beta Kappa or to U.S. citizens.

Stanford University—“Volunteer and Internship Opportunities in Latin America”

Stanford’s Center for Latin American Studies provides an extensive list of organizations in Latin America seeking volunteers and interns.

Teach for China

This innovative nonprofit organization takes a unique approach to eliminating educational inequity in China by enlisting the US and China's most promising future leaders in the effort. Placed in four-person, cross-cultural teams (2 Americans + 2 Chinese) at their host schools, TFC's Fellows share profound, enduring experiences that will shape the long-term trajectory of US-China relations, and ultimately produce shared solutions to as yet unsolved problems. Fellows receive 6 weeks of intensive training and Chinese language instruction before they begin teaching in local schools throughout China.

Temple University, Japan

The Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies (ICAS) internship program provides opportunities for the interns to work as research associates with faculty members, help organize conferences, or work on special projects with TUJ administrators. Through TUJ’s Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies, interns have worked on organizing major academic symposia, assisted faculty in their work (in art history, nation-branding, and Chinese immigration), and co-written articles.

U.S. Department of Education

The Department of Education (ED) offers internships for interested students seeking valuable work experience in government and federal education policy and administration. Volunteers have the opportunity to make meaningful contributions to the Department's mission to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.

University of Tokyo

The University of Tokyo Summer Internship Program in Kashiwa is: A short-term summer program which provides a scholarship. A program for undergraduate students in their 3rd or 4th years of study from institutions overseas, and are considering attending graduate school in Japan after graduation. An opportunity for students to expose themselves to cutting-edge research in the natural sciences and social sciences.


City of Chicago

In addition to individual internship opportunities, DHR has developed a new and innovative Student Intern Pool.  This new process allows students interested in gaining valuable municipal government experience to submit their profile which is kept in a pool of pre-qualified candidates for consideration for available positions.

Chicago Council on Global Affairs

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs offers undergraduate juniors and seniors as well as graduate students the chance to learn about our organization and participate in a variety of duties associated with ongoing projects through internships.  While intern responsibilities vary by department, tasks may include researching prospective speakers, donors, studies, and corporate members, writing communications, assisting in the development of marketing/program materials, audience and outreach development, administrative duties (filing, faxing, data entry, preparing mailings, assembling program/meeting materials), assisting at Council events, and other projects as assigned. 

Embassy of France in the U.S.

Only American candidates, or those candidates studying within an American institution, can apply directly to the embassy for an intern position. The procedure for French citizens is different (please see below). The Office of Press and Communication accepts interns adherent to the fall, spring and summer semester schedule. Interns must be currently enrolled, full-time students in an American university to be considered. A proficiency in French and native speaking level in English is required. There is a specific application process candidates much undergo to be considered. These positions are very competitive and candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as much in advance as possible. For all internship queries, please email

Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

The Embassy of Pakistan, Washington, DC offers internship positions for undergraduates and graduate students enrolled in United States Colleges and Universities as well as for fresh out of school graduates still exploring career options.

Embassy of Pe​ru

Embassy of Jordan​

The Embassy of Jordan welcomes interns on an unpaid basis for a minimum of 20 hours per week for Full Time and a minimum of 10 hours per week for Part Time positions.
Positions are open to current undergraduates as well as recent graduates holding a B.A. in the following fields of study: 

  • Political Science/International Relations
  • Business Studies
  • Middle East Studies
  • History
  • Religion
  • Communications/Media Studies/Journalism
Interns provide administrative and research support for the Embassy. Applicants are required to send a cover letter addressed to Jordan Information Bureau and a resume

Émigré Memorial German Inte​rnship Program

Internships with the German state parliament for undergrads and graduate students studying international relations, public administration, political science, law, economics, European studies with an emphasis on Germany, German or German studies or related fields. “High-intermediate” German skills required.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

The Student Volunteer Employment Program hires students to work at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as volunteers (in an unpaid capacity) for valuable work experience directly related to their academic field of study. Students may receive educational credit for their internship!

Federal Government

Under President Obama’s leadership, the Federal Government has taken steps to help students and recent graduates join the Federal service. New opportunities will appear on USAJOBS as agencies post them.

Illinois Gov​​ernor

The Governor’s Office of Constituent Affairs Internship and Fellowship programs offer students and recent college graduates the opportunity to explore their own unique interests within state government. Program participants will connect constituents to crucial state services and promote civic engagement across Illinois while developing an expertise of state government programs and functions.


Interns will be based at INTERPOL's General Secretariat in Lyon, France, or at one of the Regional Bureaus. It is an opportunity to gain an insight into how an international organization operates and to work in a multicultural and multilingual environment. As well as learning about the functioning of international police co-operation, interns will be able to enhance their educational experience through practical work assignments, thereby developing skills which will be useful in future employment.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Italy

The programme is offered by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through its diplomatic mission in the accredited country of the applicants, to foreign citizens or Italian resident abroad (IRE), living and residing in selected countries wishing to study at Italian public universities or other public institutions of higher education. Bursaries will be awarded with a priority to students who shall demonstrate through the excellence of their curriculum the ability to complete with profit their studies in Italian public study institutions.

United Nations

The objective of the internship is to give you a first-hand impression of the day-to-day working environment of the United Nations. You will be given a real chance to work with our people. As part of our team, working directly with outstanding and inspiring career professionals and senior management, you will be exposed to high-profile conferences, participate in meetings, and contribute to analytical work as well as organizational policy of the United Nations. Initially you will take on the amount of responsibility you can shoulder; the potential for growth, however, is yours to develop.

United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Students from a wide range of disciplines, are all able to apply for individual 1-4 month internships at UNESCO Headquarters and Field Offices. Depending on your qualifications, these internships relate either to the Organization’s strategic activities or to administrative or technical functions.

United Nations - Office at Vienna

The United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) accept unpaid interns on an ad hoc basis. The purpose of our Programme is to offer students from diverse academic backgrounds an educational experience through practical work assignments within the international environment of the UN, while offering the United Nations the assistance of qualified students specializing in various professional fields.


The work assigned to an intern typically includes:

  • Research
  • Writing program memoranda
  • Drafting documents
  • Facilitating meetings and special events
  • Attending program discussions in the Agency, at the Department of State, or on Capitol Hill
  •  Communicating about program issues with USAID field Missions abroad, and with USAID’s many stakeholders and the general public

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Immigration and Customs Enforcement - The Internship Program targets students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions from high school to graduate level. Benefits include providing students with short or long-term internship opportunities, which allow for the exploration of a Federal career while being paid for the work performed. Within 120 days of successful completion, some participants may be non-competitively converted to a permanent position or a term position lasting one to four years.

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center College Intern Program - The FLETC College Intern Program provides a unique opportunity for college students majoring in criminal justice, criminology, or a related field of study from across the country, to participate in a federal law enforcement training environment.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)  The Internship Program targets students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions from high school to graduate level. Benefits include providing students with short or long-term internship opportunities, which allow for the exploration of a Federal career while being paid for the work performed. Within 120 days of successful completion, some participants may be non-competitively converted to a permanent position or a term position lasting one to four years.

Federal Emergency Management Agency - The Student Volunteer Employment Program hires students to work at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as volunteers (in an unpaid capacity) for valuable work experience directly related to their academic field of study. Students may receive educational credit for their internship!

Secretary’s Honors Program Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative  The Secretary’s Honors Program (SHP) Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative is an unpaid student volunteer program for college students pursuing a program of study in a cybersecurity-related field. Originally created in April 2013, the program expanded to new DHS offices and locations in 2014, with over 100 unpaid student volunteer assignments available in over 60 locations across the country. Participating offices and Components in the program include U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations computer forensics labs, the U.S. Secret Service, the U.S. Coast Guard, the Transportation Security Administration, the Office of Intelligence and Analysis, the DHS Office of the Chief Information Officer, and state and major urban area fusion centers. Student volunteers in the program gain invaluable hands-on experience and exposure to the work done by DHS cybersecurity professionals, and perform a broad range of duties in support of DHS’ cybersecurity mission.

U.S. Department of State

Experience the thrill and rewards of working in a student program at the U.S. Department of State. Whether you're a high school student looking for summer employment, or a college or graduate student seeking a substantive internship supporting U.S. foreign policy, there's no limit as to how far our opportunities can take you. At the U.S. Department of State, you'll have the opportunity to gain insight into U.S. foreign policy and diplomacy, explore new career avenues and acquire lifelong skills as you represent America to the world.

U.S. Senate - IL, Mark Kirk

If you, or someone you know, is interested in interning in Mark Kirk's Washington, D.C. office, please contact them 202-224-2854 or by email. Applications should be submitted online. To apply, please download an application and then return the application via email. In addition please download the letter of recommendation form and submit two letters of recommendation with your application.

For internship opportunities in Mark Kirk's Chicago or Springfield office, please contact Constance S. Palas at 312-886-3506 or by email. Applications should be submitted online. To apply, please download an ​application and then return the application via email. In addition please download the letter of recommendation form and submit two letters of recommendation with your application.



American Bar Association

The program is intended to facilitate the establishment of legal internships for U.S. law students interested in the practice of international law with overseas law firms.

American Foreign Service Association

The American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) offers internships in the areas listed on the right hand side. Each internship is offered three times a year - for the spring, summer and fall semesters. Please see each individual description for deadlines and requirements.

American Friends Service Committee

Internship positions are available in each of our Chicago programs. Interns will work with a challenging and diverse staff, with opportunities to attend planned activities, as well as work on a long-term project. Duration and project focus are negotiated. Small stipends are available for some of the internships; others are on a work-study or volunteer basis.

American Red Cross – Chicago

As reflected in the Red Cross mission, the Chicago Region seeks to help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to natural and human-caused disasters through the immediate mobilization of people and resources and the provision of community, workplace, and school-based training. All internships are unpaid and require a 300 hour commitment. Students that are not receiving academic credit are eligible for a $500 travel reimbursement upon completion of the 300 hour requirement. To be considered for an internship you must complete an application on our Volunteer Connection System.

Amman Center for Human Rights Studies (ACHRS) - Jordan

Intern responsibilities during this 5-6 month internship include: making and maintaining relationships with other organizations and individuals, completing funding applications for ACHRS programs, organizing conferences and seminars for the center, recruiting new interns, and updating the English language web site.  The position is unpaid, but interns are provided with housing for the duration of the internship.

Arab West Foundation – Egypt

The Arab West Foundation publishes an e-magazine, Arab West Report, which includes special reports and summary translations of the Egyptian press.  Interns live in Cairo, and there are a variety of opportunities such as web editor, e-marketing coordinator, and Arabic-English translation assistant.  Internships are unpaid, but CIDT can assist with requesting funding and finding housing.

Better Government Association

The Better Government Association (BGA) seeks an intern to work in public relations and communications.  We are looking for a bright, ambitious intern who is in college or graduate school. The ideal candidate should be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, excel is a plus. Daily activities would include maintaining media logs, assisting staff with internal and external communications and event planning. A major and/or interest in communications/journalism and government is preferred. 

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Middle East Studies Program

Junior Fellows provide research assistance to Associates on various projects.  Responsibilities may include: researching for books, co-authoring journal articles and policy papers, participating in meetings, contributing to congressional testimony and organizing briefings. Only graduating seniors and those who have graduated within the last year are eligible to apply; not open to graduate students. The one year fellowship includes a $35,000 salary and full benefits.  Participants must be nominated by their institution. Out of around 400 applicants, only 8-10 fellows are selected.

DePaul contact:
Dr. Phillip Stalley

Casa de los Amigos

Casa de los Amigos is a Quaker-run organization that supports various community services in Mexico City. Full-time volunteers receive free room and board at the Casa de los Amigos residence, although their work is unpaid. Full-time volunteers help run the Hospitality Program (including the guest house, maintaining community spaces, and planning and running events), work with one of the Peace Programs, participate in Casa life, and share in the many other tasks and projects needed to keep the house and community healthy, safe, and vibrant. Volunteers must commit to 6 months to 1 year of service and must be fluent in Spanish.

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center

Internships for grads and undergrads, most unpaid, at this German cultural center in Chicago. Students can work in various departments, including design, cinema, cultural programs and museum operations.

Global Brigades

Global Brigades is the world’s largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization. Since 2004, Global Brigades has mobilized tens of thousands of university students and professionals through skill-based programs that work in partnership with community members to improve quality of life in under resourced regions while respecting local culture.  Global Brigades provides professional opportunities both in-country (Ghana, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama) and virtually from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, and Switzerland.

International Committee of the Red Cross

The ICRC, established in 1863, works worldwide to provide humanitarian help for people affected by conflict and armed violence and to promote the laws that protect victims of war. An independent and neutral organization, its mandate stems essentially from the Geneva Conventions of 1949. Based in Geneva, Switzerland, it employs some 12,000 people in 80 countries; it is financed mainly by voluntary donations from governments and from national Red Cross and Red Crescent societies. Read full overview.

Foundation for Middle East Peace (FMEP) – Washington, D.C.

Interns provide research support to the president and director of research, help organize events, provide administrative support, and attend related events.  Preference given to applicants with Arabic, Hebrew, or Persian skills.  

Habitat for Humanity International

The Internship program of Habitat for Humanity International is designed to provide current students and recent college graduates with opportunities to gain professional experience in various fields. Through paid and unpaid international and domestic opportunities, Habitat for Humanity interns will receive a substantive learning experience that includes professional training and mentoring.

International Committee of the Red Cross

The ICRC, established in 1863, works worldwide to provide humanitarian help for people affected by conflict and armed violence and to promote the laws that protect victims of war. An independent and neutral organization, its mandate stems essentially from the Geneva Conventions of 1949. Based in Geneva, Switzerland, it employs some 12,000 people in 80 countries; it is financed mainly by voluntary donations from governments and from national Red Cross and Red Crescent societies. Read full overview

Japan Society

The Japan Society volunteer internship program offers individuals opportunities to increase their awareness of contemporary Japan and gain knowledge of its history and cultural heritage while simultaneously preparing for professional and academic careers.  Select, qualified interns are invited to volunteer to contribute their talents and abilities to assist Japan Society’s programs in the arts, business, education and public affairs. Interns participate in the day-to-day activities of these programs, in addition to specific projects. While at the Japan Society, interns serve alongside experts on Japan from diverse disciplines and enjoy the benefits of its many resources.

Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders)

A variety of internships are available at the New York office in summer, spring, and fall. Interns are paid $10 per hour. For many of the available internship positions, French language skills are a plus.

Middle East Institute Leadership Development Program –Washington, D.C.

Internships are available in a number of areas, such as Development, Languages, Programs, Publications, Research, and the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center.  Positions are unpaid, but interns receive one free language class, a one-year membership to MEI, and reimbursement for all local travel expenses.

The National Council of La Raza (NCLR)—the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States—works to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans. Through its network of nearly 300 affiliated community-based organizations, NCLR reaches millions of Hispanics each year in 41 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. To achieve its mission, NCLR conducts applied research, policy analysis, and advocacy, providing a Latino perspective in five key areas—assets/investments, civil rights/immigration, education, employment and economic status, and health. In addition, it provides capacity-building assistance to its Affiliates who work at the state and local level to advance opportunities for individuals and families.

National Geographic

A career opportunity at National Geographic is an opportunity to become part of the organization's rich history and culture and to have a chance to learn from, work with, and grow professionally among people who are leaders in their fields. ​

The program combines Arabic language, Homeland Security, Intelligence and Area Studies, National Security Seminars, and on-the-job training experience at either the US Department of Homeland Security or the FBI Headquarters.  Room, board, and travel expenses are provided. Not offered until 2012.

Order of Sons of Italy

Unpaid internships for sophomores, juniors, and seniors are available at the organization’s national office in Washington, D.C.  Interns gain experience with the workings of a nonprofit, membership organization through administrative work, web site content development, communications and marketing projects, and more.

Outreach 360

In Spanish, Camino means path or road, and in our Caminos Long-Term Volunteer Program, volunteers play a crucial role in providing a path out of poverty for disadvantaged children in Latin America. As a Caminos volunteer, you’ll be working in the community to provide powerful and meaningful education programs that pave the way to a new life for the children we serve. A life with options. A life of choice. And, as you journey with Outreach360 in empowering children to transform their lives, you’ll discover that they’ve transformed yours.

Palestine Center - Washington D.C.

Interns conduct primary-source research, develop writing and organizational skills, build D.C. contacts, and gain hands-on experience.  Specific responsibilities may vary by internship date, but can include: developing an annual summer lecture series, drafting transcripts of Palestine Center briefings, and assisting with event planning. Internships are unpaid. Spring and fall positions are part-time; summer positions are full-time. Knowledge of Arabic is preferred but not required.

Princeton in Asia

Princeton in Asia (PiA) is an independent, non-profit organization located at Princeton University. Founded by students in 1898, the program has long been driven by a mission to foster cross-cultural understanding between East and West by giving young people opportunities to live and work in Asia. As employees of a variety of Asian institutions, PiA fellows gain work and life experience while providing valuable services to their Asian hosts. It is PiA’s vision that through extended exposure to Asian workplaces and cultures, fellows will develop a life-long appreciation for this region of the world.

​Spannocchia Foundation

The internship p​rogram is dedicated to enriching the lives of young people by providing them with a unique educational experience on a community oriented organic farm in Tuscany, Italy. Tenuta di Spannocchia’s 1100-acre pastoral estate serves as an active model for responsible stewardship through collective effort. The Spannocchia Foundation supports a unique pair of programs at the Castello di Spannocchia: the Farm and Guest Services Internship Programs. Both programs have three sessions per year and are run together on the same three-month schedule.

World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) as the leader in global public health issues is committed to building future leaders in public health. WHO's Internship Programme offers a wide range of opportunities for students to gain insight in the technical and administrative programmes of WHO.

World Vision

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.  The Programmes are designed for junior/entry-level professionals to apply knowledge and experiences acquired in undergraduate and graduate education for the development of practical skills and talents applicable to the non-profit world.​