Unpaid Internships

Internship Opportunity: Hoover Institution Summer Policy Boot Camp

Position Type: Undergraduate one-week residential immersion program

Location: Hoover Institution at Stanford University, CA

Program Dates: August 20, 2017 - August 26, 2017

Sector: Public Policy

Application Deadline: Early applications for the 2017 program are due February 1, 2017 ($50 application fee)
Applications for the 2017 program are due March 1, 2017 ($100 application fee).

Wage or benefits: The program is free of charge to accepted participants (including lodging and meals).  Attendees will be responsible for travel costs and incidentals.

Eligibility: Current sophomores, juniors or seniors or recent graduates

Desired Major or Interest: Public Policy

Internship Opportunity: American Heart Association

Position: Undergraduate Internship to support the American Heart Association's Start Training program and CycleNation

Location: Oakland, California

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Eligibility: 

Candidates must be 18 years of age and work at least 10 hours per week 

Brief Description of Start Training Internship: Interns will assist with the half marathon training and fundraising program and receive training and experience in event planning, data entry and database management using Blackbaud, website up keep, administrative duties, communicate directly with program participants, fundraising management, and experience using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher. The internship is available through the end of April. 

Website for Start Trainingwww.starttrainingbayarea.heart.org.

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/

Internship Opportunity: Convergence Center for Policy Resolution

Organization Name: Convergence Center for Policy Resolution: Project on Federal Budget Process Reform

Position Type: Unpaid Internship

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Non-Profit, Think Tank

Subject: Economics

Application Deadline: Rolling deadline

Wage or benefits: Interns are reimbursed commuting costs up to $7 per each working day

Time Commitment: Full time, at least 20 hours a week

Desired Class Year: Undergraduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Interest in Federal Budget process

Organization website: http://www.convergencepolicy.org/

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Convergence Center for Policy Resolution: Education Reimagined

Organization Name: Convergence Center for Policy Resolution: Education Reimagined

Position Type: Unpaid Internship

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Non-Profit, Think Tank

Subject: Education

Application Deadline: Rolling

Wage or benefits: Stipend for commuting costs

Time Commitment: Full time, at least 20 hours a week

Desired Class Year: Undergraduate

Desired Major or Interest: Interest in education policy

Organization website: http://www.convergencepolicy.org/

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Project Vote Smart

Organization Name: Project Vote Smart

Position Type: Unpaid Internship

Location: Philipsburg, MT

Sector: Research Institute

Subject: Politics

Application Deadline: Rolling application

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: 10-week commitment at any time during the year

Desired Class Year: Undergraduate

Desired Major or Interest: Polling, civic engagement

Organization website: http://votesmart.org/

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Center for Perinatal Advocacy at Providence Hospital

Organization Name: Center for Perinatal Advocacy at Providence Hospital

Position Type: Unpaid Internship

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Non-Profit

Subject: Health

Application Deadline: Ongoing for the Fall, also taking interns for Winter and Spring

Wage or benefits: None

Time Commitment: Full-time

Desired Class Year: Sophomore, Junior or Senior undergraduate

Desired Major or Interest: Health

Organization website: http://www.provhosp.org/services/womens-services/womens-specialty-services/obstetrics-maternal-health/center-for-perinatal-advocacy

Internship Opportunity: Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)

Organization Name: Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)

Position Type: Unpaid Internship

Location: Cambridge, MA

Sector: Non-Profit

Subject: Economics and Development, Social Entrepreneurship

Application Deadline: September 1, 2016

Wage or benefits: None

Time Commitment: Part or full time, starting and end dates are flexible

Desired Class Year: Undergraduate

Desired Major or Interest: Public policy, Housing policy

Organization website: https://www.povertyactionlab.org/

Brief Description of the organization: Through its housing-related work, J-PAL North America at MIT:

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.

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations

Position Type: Internship - Unpaid

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Capitol Hill, Legislative

Application Deadline: September 1st, 2016

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: Ideal candidates can start right away or by August 26th and work through the Fall semester

Desired Class Year: Undergraduate or graduate

Desired Major or Interest: Any

 

Organization website: https://www.hsgac.senate.gov/subcommittees/investigations

Brief Description of the organization: The Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs is the chief oversight committee of the U.S. Senate. Formerly known as the Committee on Governmental Affairs, it took on primary oversight responsibility for the Department of Homeland Security in 2003.

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