Check out these online resources for information on internships and job opportunities!
GSAS Compass offers a variety of career development services tailored to master’s and doctoral students, including career development workshops, employer events, networking opportunities, and one-on-one advising. The Compass website contains information about upcoming events (and recordings of past ones), sign ups for advising, and access to LionShare, an online job search database available exclusively to Columbia University students and alumni. GSAS Connect is an online career-management hub available exclusively to the Graduate School’s master’s and doctoral students and alumni.
The Diversity Abroad community inspires, connects, and assists you in reaching your academic and career potential in our increasingly interconnected world.
Over 3000 NGOs, Think Tanks, Governments, and private sector companies post to Global Jobs. Global Jobs allows users to search through these listings, and apply through the website.
Idealist’s job search engine allows students to search for opportunities across a wide variety of industries and filters these results based on their individual interests.
Indeed enables users to search jobs posted on thousands of websites. Employers also post jobs directly on Indeed. Users can create an Indeed resume, and apply to jobs posted on the website.
The Inside NGO job board provides students with a list of international job opportunities within NGOs.
LinkedIn is the largest professional networking site available today. LinkedIn provides a way to connect with other professionals and helps you stay in contact with millions of users.
One World provides the latest job and volunteer positions from organizations working to make a better world.
Sample Internship Programs
Please note, this list is not comprehensive or updated continually, and the CGT cannot endorse or otherwise guarantee the availability or quality of these internship opportunities.
One to World
To advance global cooperation, One To World fosters intercultural understanding by creating face-to-face experiences among local communities, international students and Fulbright scholars. Throughout the academic year, One To World offers outstanding internship opportunities for graduate students and upper-level undergraduates with an interest in education, fundraising, non-profit management, student services, global affairs, and intercultural exchange. These internships typically start at the beginning of the semester and conclude at the end of the semester.
Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) Internship Opportunity
Americans for Tax reform offers the chance to work alongside some of the best political advocates in Washington, as well as the opportunity for increasing responsibility. Interns are assigned to work on policy issues side by side with members of our staff. As a key part of the ATR team, interns work on projects such as the Taxpayer Protection Pledge (both federal and state candidates pledge not to raise taxes) and tax battles across the country. The application form can be found here
Visit the ATR website for more information: http://www.atr.org/internship-opportunities-apply-now
Chapter Four Uganda
Chapter Four Uganda was formed in 2013 drawing inspiration from the works of other civil liberties organizations such as the American Civil Liberties Union. It seeks to become a vocal and principled defender of constitutionally-guaranteed rights across a spectrum of issues without limitation based on ethnic, religious, or other group identities, political affiliation or sexual orientation. Contact Nicholas Opiyo at firstname.lastname@example.org
Clara Vista Foundation Internships
Clara Vista Foundation is an international community development 501(c)3 non-profit. We work closely with the rural village of Venado, Costa Rica to empower local leadership and support community members in being their own agents of change. Our development projects include the establishment of a vibrant community center, environmental stewardship initiatives, health promotion activities as well as economic and educational opportunities. You can learn more about our work at ClaraVista.org. Our community development framework is evidence-based and focused on best practices. The framework was co-created with Professor Bernard Amadei, Founder of Engineers without Borders – USA Chapter and is featured in his latest book.
Council on Foreign Relations
The Council on Foreign Relations’ Internship Program offers outstanding volunteer opportunities for college students and graduate students focusing on international relations and who are pursuing a career in foreign policy or a related field.
We are the largest provider of internship opportunities and study abroad courses for students in China, with 1, 2 and 3-month programs starting every month in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Sanya. We have organized over 3500 student placements in the past six years, and work with over 400 companies, across various industries including Finance, Law, Marketing/PR, Engineering, Green Tech, International Business, Pharmaceuticals, NGOs and many more. Fluent English is the only language requirement. To read about our programs, please visit www.crccasia.com and to apply for one of our scholarships, please click here and click on the Application Form on the left of the page or click here.
Engalitcheff Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems (ICPES)
Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies, the Institute provides a substantive professional experience for 30 hours a week with a challenging academic experience at Georgetown University. This fast-paced, eight-week residential program provides students from around the world with the opportunities to gain an edge in today’s competitive job market and graduate school admissions, and experience the excitement of Washington first-hand. Click here for more information.
Environment America is hiring summer field organizers to help us fight global warming!
Ghana Health and Education Initiative (GHEI)
GHEI is a small non-profit in the Western region of Ghana in the small farming community of Humjibre. http://www.ghei.org/ssl
Global Student Embassy
GSE is a nonprofit that does environmental service trips abroad and then brings the change back to the community through projects like school gardens.
Humanity in Action Fellowship Programs
Humanity in Action Fellowship programs seek to educate, connect and inspire the world’s future leaders to be responsible citizens in the broadest range of fields—government and diplomacy, journalism, entrepreneurship and trade, grassroots activism, academia and culture and the arts. Students of all backgrounds and identities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Upon successful completion of these programs, Fellows will join the global network of over 1,500 Humanity in Action Senior Fellows. As Senior Fellows, they are eligible for advanced professional and educational opportunities, such as fellowships in the United States Congress and the European Parliament and study trips to Detroit, Berlin, Athens and elsewhere. You can contact us at any time with questions or concerns at email@example.com. Learn more here.
International Affairs Internship
Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies, the Institute on Economics and International Affairs combines a substantive professional experience in international affairs for 30 hours a week with a challenging academic experience at Georgetown University.This fast-paced, eight-week residential program provides students from around the world with the opportunities to gain an edge in today’s competitive job market and graduate school admissions, and experience the excitement of Washington first-hand. Click here to learn more.
International Governance and Economic Development Internship
The Governance and Economic Development (GED) Division provides outstanding students the opportunity to work side-by-side with senior international governance experts to develop new tools and approaches to some of the most challenging issues in developing countries. Interns will gain exposure to all aspects of the business development process in governance and are encouraged to propose ideas for independent research or business development projects. For more information click here.
Industrial Technology Research Institute of Taiwan
For general Internship Program info, complete position descriptions, and application details students should go to: https://www.itri.org.tw/eng/internship and follow the instructions to apply through the on-line system — To see the position listings: Go to our main Careers page (https://www.itri.org.tw/eng/careers), click on Apply Now, then use the Search function, for Job Field choose Intern then click Search for Jobs.
Internship at Hands 4 Others
Hands 4 Others is a nonprofit advocating for refugees and people without access to clean water. We are opening up global internships to students in the Fall. This is a chance for students to learn Global Advocacy and dive deeper into leadership. To date, our interns have brought clean water to over 225,000 people and brought critical aid to refugees displaced by the Syrian civil war. We are at the forefront of something pretty special. Students have a chance here to make a very tangible impact. The internship is remote and flexible. To learn more click here.
Internship for Humanitarian Development
Internship for Humanitarian Development (IHD ) is located in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. We provide Internship and Research Programs in Rajasthan which are embedded in a structured and ongoing Training and Education framework. We have identified key Competencies necessary for productive community and humanitarian development work in a developing country. These Competencies guide our Training programs, Field Work and Research. Interns and researchers complete projects in many different fields—Micro-enterprise, Health, Education, Human Rights, Microfinance, Gender Equity, Environment and the Arts.
National Academy of Social Insurance Fellowships
The Academy’s internship programs offer a wide array of opportunities and a $3,500 stipend. Visit the Internship Opportunities page for details.
One Heart Source
As an OHS Volunteer you will:
Mentor students to realize measurable academic growth and cultivate life-long relationships.
Immerse yourself in diversity through service, workshops, and excursions.
Collaborate with small cohorts of university students from around the world.
Develop leadership or entrepreneurial skills through the pursuit of social justice.
teamLab (f. 2001) is art collective, an interdisciplinary group of ultra-technologists whose collaborative practice seeks to navigate the confluence of art, science, technology, engineering, design and the natural world. Various specialists such as artists, programmers, engineers, CG animators, mathematicians, and architects form teamLab.
Our internship program concept is based on “experiencing everyday life at teamLab”. As an Intern, you will be able to share experiences and collaborate with us on a daily basis. Sitting side by side with our members, engage yourself in a new journey of learning and dive into our company’s culture. There are many aspects that are hard to measure during a job interview – in order to break that barrier we have designed this program that could lead you to a new job!
US AID Student Internships
We draw enthusiastic and forward-thinking interns from a wide variety of fields of study.Interns generally work in one of USAID’s offices in Washington, DC, supporting programs in fields such as economic growth, agriculture, education, health, environment, democracy and governance, conflict prevention, and humanitarian assistance. Check out the website for available internships: http://www.usaid.gov/work-usaid/careers/student-internships
U.S. Commercial Service Internship Program at the U.S. Embassy London
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is an agency of more than 200 committed professionals with decades of specialized experience in trade issues and regions of the world. USTR is a year-round, volunteer program in which undergraduate, graduate students, and recent graduates gain knowledge and experience on U.S. trade policy and, in many cases, earn college credit at the same time. Assignments may include research, analysis, statistics, coordination of briefing books, report preparation, meeting and conference planning, letter writing, and covering meetings, hearings, and/or legislative markups.
To assist with identifying areas of interest within our agency, you can find a brief overview of the functional responsibilities for each office by selecting the “Organization” option under the “About Us” tab on our webpage www.ustr.gov.
For additional information, please review the full overview of our program on USTR’s website or contact Taiwo Carmichael at (202) 395-7360.
VE Global Seeks Volunteers
VE is a non-profit organization providing free volunteer abroad opportunities in Santiago, Chile. VE Global fosters the development of children at social risk in Santiago de Chile by recruiting and training volunteers to do volunteer work in the areas of literacy, arts, health and recreation, and English. We always need more volunteers to further our cause and help our children.
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is the living, national memorial to President Wilson established by Congress in 1968 and headquartered in Washington, D.C. It is a nonpartisan institution, supported by public and private funds, engaged in the study of national and world affairs. The Wilson Center establishes and maintains a neutral forum for free, open and informed dialogue. The Center commemorates the ideals and concerns of Woodrow Wilson by providing a link between the world of ideas and the world of policy. The Wilson Center fosters research, study, discussion, and collaboration among a broad spectrum of individuals concerned with policy and scholarship in national and world affairs.
Global Engagement Trip with Human Connections
Global Engagement Trips (GETs) are experiential learning trips from 4 days to 2 weeks that provide insight into Latin American culture and contemporary social issues.
Join a group of globally-minded students from across North America, and spend your Spring Break learning from locals and engaging in service. Click hereto learn more.