Émigré Memorial German Internship Program
This is a well-established program of political internships, offered by CDS International, Inc. Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens majoring in international affairs, political sciences, or similar fields. Internship are from 1 to 3 months with German Landtage -- German State Parliaments. Excellent German language skills are required. CDS provides students with a work permit, orientation, and a stipend to help with living expenses. Internships are also available in the German Bundestag, at the federal level (sponsored by DAAD).
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing more than three million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. It includes hundreds of associations, thousands of local chambers, and more than 100 American Chambers of Commerce in 91 countries. Internships are available at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in the country of your interest. Visit the U.S. Chamber of Commerce website for more information.
U.S. Department of State
Unpaid summer internships abroad are available at certain U.S. embassies and consulates in the political, economic, or administrative sections. A minimum of 10 weeks is required, and interns are expected to work a 40-hour week. When available, the embassy or consulate may provide lodging. Deadline for receipt of application for summer internships is November 1.
USAID is an independent federal government agency that receives policy guidance from the Secretary of State to provide assistance to Africa, Asia, the Near East, Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe, and Eurasia. USAID operates from headquarters in Washington, D.C.
World Food Programme
Set up in 1963, WFP is the United Nations frontline agency in the fight against global hunger. The Agency also provides the logistics support necessary to get food aid to the right people at the right time and in the right place The agency works to put hunger at the center of the international agenda, promoting policies, strategies and operations that directly benefit the poor and hungry. WFP offers an internship to students currently enrolled in a university having finished at least two years of his/her undergraduate studies and specializing in fields relevant to WFP activities.