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
Innovation & Evaluation Program Intern Ceres Ongoing / Early January
Internship Program Asia Society Policy Institute Ongoing
Research and Communication Intern United Nations Development Programme 15 January 2021
Intern — Programs and Research Asia Society Australia 17 January 2021
Gender Equality Intern UNDP Istanbul Regional Hub 20 January 2021
Capacity Building Intern International Centre for Migration Policy Development 20 January 2021
New Urban Agenda Implementation Intern United Nations Human Settlements Programme 20 January 2021
Global Communications Service Intern United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees 21 January 2021
Storytelling and Strategy Intern Ashoka 23 January 2021
Peacebuilding Internship Concordis International 24 January 2021
Impact Investment Summer Associate (Environmental Finance) Quantified Ventures 31 January 2021
Impact Investment Summer Associate (Health and Human Services) Quantified Ventures 31 January 2021
Programme Management Intern United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism 1 February 2021
Monitoring and Evaluation Intern Trickle Up 6 February 2021
Political Affairs Intern United Nations Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs 7 Feburary 2021
Security Institutions Intern United Nations Department of Peace Operations 9 February 2021
Humanitarian Affairs Intern United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs 11 April 2021
Programme Management Intern UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 30 June 2021
Public Information (Knowledge Management) Intern United Nations Department of Operational Support 8 July 2021
Research and Communications Intern United Nations Office at Geneva 31 August 2021