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Internship Opportunity: Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

Organization Name: Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

Position Type: Internship 

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Public Policy

Subject: Latinx/Hispanic Advocacy

Application Deadline: April 21, 2017

Wage or benefits: $3,750 stipend

Time Commitment: Twelve weeks for Fall 2017

Desired Major or Interest: Latinx/Hispanic Students

Organization website: http://chci.org/programs/internships/

Brief Description of the organization: The CHCI experience places Latino youth on a new trajectory by inspiring high school and college completion, and then providing programs to explore public policy and leadership in our nation’s capital. These vital opportunities empower Latinos for great personal and professional achievement.

Brief Description of the Intern’s role or key qualifications: 

Internship Opportunity: President’s Council of Economic Advisors

Internship Opportunity: President’s Council of Economic Advisors

This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Internship - unpaid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Executive Branch of the Government

Dates: June – August for Summer, August – December for Fall

Time Commitment: Up to 40 hours per week for the duration of internship

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years including graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: March 15 for Summer, July 1 for Fall (Accepted on a Rolling Basis)

Organization website:

https://www.whitehouse.gov/cea

Brief Description of the organization:

Internship Opportunity: The Charles Group

This is an unpaid opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Internship - unpaid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Private

Start Date: Summer 2017

Time Commitment: At least three days per week for at least 8 weeks

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years including graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: Mid/late March

Organization website:

http://www.charlesgroupdc.com/default.aspx

Brief Description of the organization:

Internship Opportunity: FiveThirtyEight

This is a paid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Data Reporter; Copy Editor; Podcast and Video; Visual Journalist

Location: New York City

Sector: Journalism

Start Date: June 5

Time Commitment: Up to 40 hours per week for 10 weeks

Desired Class Year: Must be a junior, senior, or recently graduated at the time of the internship

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Organization website: https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/were-hiring-summer-interns/

Brief Description of the organization:

Internship Opportunity: Policy internship at the Office of Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo

Position Type: Undergraduate and Graduate Internship

Location: Providence, Rhode Island

Sector: Public Policy

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Eligibility: 

Must be 18 years or older 

Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program or recent college graduates 

Ability to work a minimum of 15 hours a week; hours are available outside of 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday- Friday

Desired Interest: Health and Energy Policy, but no previous experience is required

Website: http://www.governor.ri.gov/programs/

Fellowship Opportunity: The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program

Position Type: Undergraduate and Graduate Fellowship

Location: Washington, D.C. and various U.S. embassies or consulates

Sector: Foreign Affairs

Application Deadline: Friday, January 13th, 2017

Wage or benefits: 

Undergraduate: Up to $37,500 annually for tuition, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expenses for the senior year of undergraduate studies and first year of a master’s degree in fields related to the Foreign Service such as business administration, economics, public policy, international affairs, and other relevant fields.

Graduate: Up to $37,500 annually for tuition, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expenses for a two-year master’s degree in fields related to the Foreign Service such as business administration, economics, public policy, international affairs, and other relevant fields.

Eligibility: 

Undergraduate: Applicants must be U.S. citizens in the junior year of undergraduate study with a minimum 3.2 GPA

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Internship Opportunity: Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

Organization Name: Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

Position Type: Paid Internship

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Government

Subject: Public Policy

Application Deadline: (Spring Term) November 4, 2016

Desired Class Year: For all undergraduate students.

Desired Major or Interest: Open to ALL majors 

Organization website: http://chci.org/programs/internships/

Brief Description of the organization:

For nearly 40 years, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) has forged a critical pathway to Educate, Empower, and Connect our nation’s future Latino leaders, creating a transformative and lasting Impact on Latino youth and our nation.

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INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Press Intern for Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY)

Position Type: Internship - Unpaid

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Capitol Hill, Legislative

Application Deadline: August 20th, 2016

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: August/September starting time, full-time Fall term

Desired Class Year: Any class year

Desired Major or Interest: Communications

Organization website: https://www.schumer.senate.gov/

Brief Description of the organization: Senator Charles E. Schumer’s press office seeks a full-time, unpaid intern in the Press Staff.

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