Current Internship Opportunities

Below is a regularly updated list of internship opportunities for students of political sciences and international studies.

Work experience allows you to apply and contextualise your studies in an organisational environment and gain a competitive edge in the job market. This will help you discover workplace processes and communication, build your interpersonal skills and expose you to a new professional network. Check out the UQ website for additional information on internships

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Internship Program – Washington

Truman Center Ongoing
For-Credit and Not-For-Credit R2P Internships Asia-Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect Internships Ongoing
Professional Development Internship International Advisory, Products and Systems Ongoing
Research Analyst Internship Asian Trade Centre Ongoing
Volunteer Email and Content Manager Oaktree 30 November 2020
Volunteer Copywriter Oaktree 30 November 2020
Humanitarian Affairs Intern United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) 1 December 2020
Intern for Community of Practice Crisis Prevention and Resilience United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) 1 December 2020
Political Affairs Intern United Nations Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) 2 December 2020
Public Information Intern Department of Global Communications (DGC) 3 December 2020
Australia Research Intern Business & Human Rights Resource Centre 11 December 2020
Volunteer Member of the Risk and Compliance Sub-Committee Oaktree 15 December 2020
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development 19 December 2020