The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

Internship Opportunity: The Brookings Institution


The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. that conducts in-depth research that leads to new ideas for solving problems facing a society at the local, national and global level.

This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Internship - Unpaid

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Think Tank

Start Date: Winter or Spring 2018

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: Full time

Desired Class Year: Junior or senior or graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: German language skills highly preferred, interest in international relations

Application Deadline: November 17, 2017

Organization website:

About the organization:  The Brookings Institution is a leading think tank on various areas of national public policy. Brookings traces its foundation back to 1916, when a group of experts founded the Institute for Government Research, the first private organization devoted to analyzing public policy issues at the national level. Since then, Brookings has developed a name for itself as a leading think tank.

Duties and Qualifications:  Interns at Brookings must be upper level undergraduate students seeking a degree in a relevant field, such as international relations, government, economics, etc. Interns will assist with the organization of seminars, head the distribution of publications, undertake research into issues of interest, contribute to project reports, papers, and briefing memos, assist with the website and social media accounts, and attend meetings and events on behalf of the assigned project.

How to apply:  Application instructions can be found on the Brookings website (

This opportunity is posted in an effort to help students find a leave-term internship experience in public policy or a social sciences related area. Such postings do not constitute an endorsement by the Rockefeller Center of the political objectives of any one person or organization.

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