Internships & Summer Institutes

American Economic Association Summer Program

The American Economic Association Summer Program increases the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented minorities in economics. The fellowship allows the fellow to spend a summer in residence at a sponsoring research institution. Apply as a Junior.

Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL)

CAPAL awards two scholarships to outstanding Asian Pacific American college undergraduate and graduate students for summer internships in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Applicants committed to the breadth and diversity of the Asian Pacific American community, including but not limited to economic, ethnic, generational, and regional diversity, are especially encouraged to apply. Application deadline: Late February - Early March.

Fulbright UK Summer Institutes

U.S. Citizens can go to the UK for the summer through the US-UK Fulbright Commission Summer Institutes. Programs provide 3-4 weeks of academic and cultural engagement. Applicants must be over age 18 and have at least 2 years of undergraduate study remaining.

LeadNext Fellows Program

LeadNext, funded by the Asia Foundation, is open to emerging leaders aged 18-25 and focused on strengthening leadership skills and in-depth knowledge of critical challenges facing Asia and the globe. The program offers a leadership training intensive, expert-led masterclasses, mentorship, and a week-long in-person Global Leaders Summit in the San Francisco Bay Area. The cohort consists of 10 Asians + 10 Americans to facilitate a community of global leaders across cultures and disciplines.

Morris K. Udall Internship

The Udall Foundation established the Native American Congressional Internship Program to give Native American students an opportunity to learn about the federal government from the inside. Each year, twelve candidates are selected for a ten-week, intensive internship in Washington, D.C. Interns work full time in congressional offices or federal agencies, fulfilling a variety of tasks ranging from general support work to special research and writing projects. Application deadline Late January - Early February.

Public Policy & International Affairs Junior Summer Institute

The PPIA Junior Summer Institute is an intensive seven-week summer program that focuses on preparing students for graduate programs in public and international affairs and careers as policy professionals, public administrators, and other leadership roles in public service. Apply as a Junior.

UNESCO Internships

The UNESCO Internship Program offers practical work in one of UNESCO's priority areas. Placements aim to help understand the Organization's mandate, programs, and main thrusts. It also enhances academic knowledge with work assignments relevant to future career goals.