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

Unpaid Internships

Internship Opportunity: Office of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

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

Position Type: Internship - unpaid

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Government

Start Date: Fall 2018

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: 7/1/18

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

Brief Description of the organization:

Kirsten Gillibrand is a U.S. Senator from New York

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

Internship Opportunity: White House Council of Economic Advisors

Position Type: Unpaid

Location: Washington D.C.

Sector: Government - Executive

Start and End Date: September to December

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: 7/1/18

Internship Opportunity: U.S. Department of Education

Position Type: Unpaid Internship

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Education

Start Date: Varies

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: ED offers internships in the fall, winter/spring, and summer. Typically, interns are with the Department for eight to ten weeks. Interns usually work 20 to 40 hours per week during the spring and fall terms and full-time during the summer session (flexible)

Desired Class Year: Open to all undergraduate class years

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors, some offices require specialized skills

Application Deadline: October 1 (winter), March 15 (summer), July 15 (fall)

Organization website: http://www2.ed.gov/students/prep/job/intern/index.html?exp=1 

Brief Description of the organization:

Internship Opportunities: The Brookings Institution - Fall 2018 Unpaid Internships

These are unpaid internship opportunities 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: Varies depending on internship

Desired Class Year: Varies depending on internship

Desired Major or Interest: Varies depending on internship

Application Deadline: Rolling

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

About the organization:

Internship Opportunity: U.S. Department of Education

Position Type: Unpaid Internship

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Education

Start Date: Varies

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: ED offers internships in the fall, winter/spring, and summer. Typically, interns are with the Department for eight to ten weeks. Interns usually work 20 to 40 hours per week during the spring and fall terms and full-time during the summer session (flexible)

Desired Class Year: Open to all undergraduate class years

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors, some offices require specialized skills

Application Deadline: October 1 (winter), March 15 (summer), July 15 (fall)

Organization website: http://www2.ed.gov/students/prep/job/intern/index.html?exp=1 

Brief Description of the organization:

Internship Opportunity: White House Council of Economic Advisors

Position Type: Unpaid

Location: Washington D.C.

Sector: Government - Executive

Start and End Date: September to December

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: 7/1/18

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/

About the organization:

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/

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