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 https://employability.uq.edu.au/work-experience.

If you have any queries, please feel free to contact polsis.gradcentre@uq.edu.au.


 

Australian Internships

Internship

Organisation

Applications Close

For-Credit and Not-For-Credit R2P Internships Asia-Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect Ongoing
Research Internship, Summer Break 2022 Perth USAsia Centre 5 November 2021
Various internships The Institute of Postcolonial Studies December 2021
Vacation Program EOI KPMG 20 December 2021
 

International Internships

Internship

Organisation

Applications Close

Internship Program – Washington

Truman Center Ongoing
Professional Development Internship International Advisory, Products and Systems (i-APS) Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
     
Internship: Human Rights (Human Rights Monitoring) Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UN Human Rights 22 October 2021
Internship - Human Rights (Regional - Europe) Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UN Human Rights 22 October 2021
Youth Engagement Intern International Youth Foundation 22 October 2021
Africa Programs Intern The Global Fund for Children 23 October 2021
Communications and Marketing Intern The Global Fund for Children 23 October 2021
Political Affairs Intern UN Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs-Department of Peace Operations-Shared Structure 27 October 2021
Humanitarian Affairs Intern United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) 28 October 2021
Asia Division Intern Human Rights Watch 31 October 2021
Development & Outreach Intern Human Rights Watch 31 October 2021
The Bank Internship Program (BIP) World Bank 31 October 2021
Internship United Nations Development Programme, Fiji 31 December 2021
Administration Intern United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) 31 December 2021
Web/Information Management Intern UNESCAP 31 December 2021
Public Information Intern United Nations Office at Geneva 31 December 2021
Communications Intern UNESCAP 31 December 2021
Economic Affairs Intern Department of Economic and Social Affairs 14 January 2022
Research and Evaluation Intern United Nations Office at Geneva 31 January 2022