Program Length: 3 Months
Location: Remote or in person (Facility located in Philadelphia)
• 3-5 pages of a written sample, cover letter, resume
• You must be authorized to work in the United States
Admissions Deadline: Depends on the internship – July, November, or April
Highlight: Are you a student interested in political science, foreign policy, and international affairs? If so, then I have the perfect opportunity for you: The Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) internship! This foreign policy internship program is a 3 month remote program that any one can apply to as long as they are able to work in the United States. This foreign policy internship program allows participants to gain practical work experience while connecting with experts in the field through three different types of internships: Research Interns, Special Events Interns, and Operations Interns. Although the internships are unpaid, many students are able to secure work-study grants through their university’s financial aid office. What sets this foreign policy internship program apart is the access interns have to all FPRI events, providing them with firsthand exposure to cutting-edge research and analysis in international affairs. Additionally, interns from this foreign policy internship program have the chance to work on a research paper, which, if selected, could be published on FPRI’s prestigious Intern Corner. This platform showcases interns from this program and their work. This provides their interns with a chance to contribute to the broader academic and policy discourse. The application for this his foreign policy internship program includes a 3-5 paged relevant written sample, a cover letter stating which internship you are applying for – Operations, Editorial, Middle East, Eurasia, Africa, or Asia, and a resume. Note that applications are open in March-April, July, and November, depending on the session duration. If you have any further questions you can contact them via this number 215.732.3774. With its emphasis on professional development, networking, and the potential for publication, this foreign policy internship program is an exceptional experience for students passionate about foreign policy and global affairs.