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Internship Opportunity: U.S. Department of State

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

Position Type: Internship - unpaid

Location: Washington D.C. or abroad

Sector: Government

Start Date: September/October (TBD)

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: Up to 40 hours per week for at least 8 weeks

Desired Class Year: Open to Juniors, Seniors, and graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: Application opens in January

Organization website: https://www.state.gov/

Brief Description of the organization:

Internship Opportunity: The White House Council of Economic Advisers (CEA)

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

Position Type: Internship - unpaid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Government, Economic

Start Date: Exact start and end dates are fairly flexible and determined on an individual basis

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: Both full and part-time opportunities offered

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years including graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors (however, some economic coursework to their credit is required)

Application Deadline:

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. CEA is currently accepting applications for:

  • Spring II session (Apr-Jun) 
  • March 20 for Summer session (Jun-Aug)
  • July 1 for Fall session (Aug-Dec)

Organization website: https://www.whitehouse.gov/cea

Brief Description of the organization:

Internship Opportunities: Supreme Court Internship Program

These are unpaid internship opportunities from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Internship-unpaid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Government

Start Date: June 2018

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: Interns selected for the fall and spring terms should plan to work for 16 weeks. Summer interns are expected to work for at least 12 weeks. Preference will be given to applicants prepared to work eight-hour days, five days per week. Some offices may accept interns available less than full time but at least four days per week.

Desired Class Year: N/A

Desired Major or Interest: Law

Application Deadline:

Internship Opportunity: Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

This is a paid employment opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Organization Name: Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

Position Type: Paid Internship

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Government

Subject: Public Policy

Application Deadline: Fall 2019: February 15, 2019

Desired Class Year: For all undergraduate students.

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors 

Organization website: http://chci.org/programs/internships/

Brief Description of the organization:

For nearly 40 years, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) has forged a critical pathway to Educate, Empower, and Connect our nation’s future Latino leaders, creating a transformative and lasting Impact on Latino youth and our nation.

Brief Description of the Intern’s role or key qualifications:

Internship Opportunity: Office of US Senator Robert Portman

Internship Opportunity: Office of US Senator Robert Portman

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

 

Organization Name: Office of U.S. Senator Rob Portman

Position Type: Internship - Unpaid

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Government

Start Date: Summer 2019

Wage or benefits: N/A

Time Commitment: Up to 40 hours per week for at least 8 weeks

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: February 15th, 2019

Organization website: https://www.portman.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/students

Brief Description of the organization:

Internship Opportunity: US Government Accountability Office (GAO)

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

Position Type: Internship - paid

Location: Locations include Washington DC, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Dayton, Denver, Huntsville, Los Angeles, Norfolk, Oakland and Seattle.

Sector: Government Agency

Start Date: June 2019

Wage or benefits: Paid at an annual rate of $29,847 to $36,033 per year

Time Commitment: Flexible; Interns who successfully compete 400 hours are evaluated to be considered for full-time job offers upon completion of their degree.

Desired Class Year: Open to Juniors and Seniors

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: January 8, 2019

Organization website: https://www.gao.gov/index.html

 

Brief Description of the organization:

Internship Opportunity: House of Representatives Judiciary Committee

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

Position Type: Internship - unpaid

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Government

Start Date: Exact dates TBD

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: Up to 40 hours per week for at least 8 weeks;

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years including graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: Summer 2019: March 1st, 2019; Fall 2019: May 31st, 2019; Spring 2020: October 4, 2019

Organization website: https://judiciary.house.gov

Brief Description of the organization:

Internship Opportunity: United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations—Minority Office

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

Position Type: Internship - unpaid

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Government

Start Date: Summer Session 1: May-June; Summer Session 2: July-August; Fall Session: August to December

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: Up to 40 hours per week for at least 8 weeks;

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years including graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: Summer Sessions: 3/8/19; Fall Session: 6/21/19

Organization website: https://www.foreign.senate.gov

Brief Description of the organization:

Internship Opportunity: Biochemical Markers Fellowship Opportunity at CDC

This is a paid employment opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Employment - paid

Location: Atlanta, GA

Sector: Health

Start and End Dates: May 23rd – August 2nd, 2019

Wage or benefits: Approximately $2,900 per month for full-time undergraduate student fellows and $3,600 for full-time graduate student fellows

Time Commitment: Full-time

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years including graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Chemistry

Application Deadline: 1/18/19

Organization website: https://www.cdc.gov

Brief Description of the organization:

Fellowship Opportunity: Director’s Financial Analyst at The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection

This is a paid employment opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Employment - paid

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Government, Economic

Start Date: After the 2018-2019 academic year

Wage or benefits: TBD

Time Commitment: 2 years

Desired Class Year: Graduating seniors

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: Rolling

Organization website: https://www.consumerfinance.gov

Brief Description of the organization:

The CFPB was created to provide a single point of accountability for enforcing federal consumer financial laws and protecting consumers in the financial marketplace. Before, that responsibility was divided among several agencies.

CFPB work includes:

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