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

Unpaid Internships

Internship Opportunity: U.S. Department of State

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

Position Type: Unpaid Internship

Location: Washington D.C. or abroad

Sector: Government

Start Date: September/October.

Wage or benefits: unpaid, metro subsidy

Time Commitment: Fulltime for 10 weeks.

Desired Class Year: Juniors or seniors returning to campus at the end of the internship. Also open to graduate students.

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: March 2, 2018

Organization website: careers.state.gov

Brief Description of the organization:

Internship Opportunity: The Brookings Institution - Summer 2018, Research Internship, Legal Fellow Internship, Office of the General Counsel

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

Position Type: Internship-unpaid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Think Tank

Start Date: June 2018

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: While Brookings is willing to consider candidates willing to commit at least 20 hours (1/2 time) for the summer semester, a full-time commitment is preferable and will likely result in a more professionally fulfilling experience. The successful candidate needs to work at least three days per week.

Desired Class Year: graduate students enrolled in an ABA accredited law school program

Desired Major or Interest: N/A

Application Deadline: N/A

Organization website: https://www.brookings.edu/

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Internship Opportunity: The Brookings Institution - Summer 2018, Communications Internship, Governance Studies

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

Position Type: Internship-unpaid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Think Tank

Start Date: June 2018

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: N/A

Desired Class Year: Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students

Desired Major or Interest: urban policy and governance

Application Deadline: N/A

Organization website: https://www.brookings.edu/

About the organization:

Internship Opportunity: The Brookings Institution - Summer 2018, International Economics Research Internship, Global Economy and Development

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

Position Type: Internship-unpaid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Think Tank

Start Date: June 2018

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: 40 hours per week

Desired Class Year: Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, recent college graduates, and Graduate Students

Desired Major or Interest: public policy, education, political science, economics, statistics, and/or other social sciences 

Application Deadline: N/A

Organization website: https://www.brookings.edu/

About the organization:

Internship Opportunity: The Brookings Institution - Summer 2018, Research Internship, Center for Technology Innovation (CTI)

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

Position Type: Internship-unpaid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Think Tank

Start Date: June 2018

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: N/A

Desired Class Year: Juniors and Seniors

Desired Major or Interest: any

Application Deadline: N/A

Organization website: https://www.brookings.edu/

About the organization:

This academic credit/external sponsorship internship, beginning in June 2018, is an opportunity for undergraduate students in their junior or senior year or graduate students with an interest in technology policy to apply principles and theory learned in the classroom in a professional environment.

Internship Opportunity: The Brookings Institution - Summer 2018, Research Internship, Brown Center on Education Policy

Position Type: Internship-unpaid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Think Tank

Start Date: June 2018

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: N/A

Desired Class Year: Juniors and Seniors

Desired Major or Interest: public policy, education, political science, economics, statistics, and/or other social sciences 

Application Deadline: N/A

Organization website: https://www.brookings.edu/

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.

Internship Opportunity: The Brookings Institution - Summer 2018, Research Internship, American Government and Congress Internship, Governance Studies

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

Position Type: Internship-unpaid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Think Tank

Start Date: June 2018

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: N/A

Desired Class Year: Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students

Desired Major or Interest: Public Policy and Political Science

Application Deadline: N/A

Organization website: https://www.brookings.edu/

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Internship Opportunity: College to Congress Capitol Hill Internship Program

Position Type: Internship - unpaid

Location: Capitol Hill-D.C.

Sector: Congress

Start Date: June 2-August 4, 2018

Wage or benefits: Internship is fully funded (paid housing on the Hill, a food stipend, and a DC metro stipend)

Time Commitment: 9 Weeks

Desired Class Year: Open to college Juniors and Seniors receiving FAFSA Pell Grant with a GPA of at least 3.0

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: November 24, 2017

Organization website:

http://www.collegetocongress.org/

Brief Description of the organization:

Internship Opportunity: The Brookings Institution

Position Type: Internship - Unpaid

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Think Tank

Start Date: January 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: ASAP

Organization website: 

www.brookings.edu

Brief Description of 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.

Internship Opportunity: White House Council of Economic Advisors

Position Type: Unpaid

Location: Washington D.C.

Sector: Government - Executive

Wage or benefits: Unpaid Internship

Time Commitment: Offers full and part-time

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:

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