Outside Opportunities

These are opportunities from outside the Rockefeller Center. The Rockefeller Center posts such opportunities in an effort to help students prepare for a leave-term or post-graduate experience in public policy or a social sciences related field. Such postings do not constitute an endorsement by the Center of the political objectives of any one person or organization, and not all of the opportunities listed below are eligible for support from the Rockefeller Center.

The Rockefeller Center does provide resources for undergraduate students interested in leave-term internships in the fields of public policy, public affairs, and social entrepreneurship. To learn more, visit the Rockefeller Internships Program page.

March 05, 2017 5:28PM

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:...

February 11, 2017 12:41PM

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

Position Type: Health Intern

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Sector: News

Start Date: June 5 – August 11

Wage or benefits: Paid minimum wage

Desired Class Year: Must have completed their sophomore year prior to the start of the internship


January 29, 2017 12:46PM

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


January 20, 2017 5:10PM

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...

January 06, 2017 4:35PM

Organization Name: Impact

Position Type: Full-time job

Location: Any of 25 different cities across the country

Sector: Nonprofit

Start Date: August 2017

Wage or benefits: The target annual compensation for this position is $26,000 in the first year. Impact offers a competitive benefits package. We also offer an excellent training program and opportunities for advancement.

Time Commitment: Although...

December 29, 2016 10:16AM

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...

December 28, 2016 12:10PM

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

Location: Oakland, California

Wage or benefits: Unpaid


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...

December 28, 2016 9:47AM

Position Type: Undergraduate and Graduate Internship

Location: Providence, Rhode Island

Sector: Public Policy

Wage or benefits: Unpaid


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...

December 16, 2016 12:00AM

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...

November 10, 2016 12:00AM
Veterans Day ceremony on the Green.

Here are a few internship opportunities related to veterans affairs.

  1. Department of Veterans Affairs: The VA is the lead agency responsible for taking care of our nation’s veterans and providing them with essential services, such as healthcare. The VA has been granted funding for an extensive overhaul, including improvement of existing facilities, construction of new facilities, and hiring of additional doctors and staff. For more information on available...


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