The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

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.

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...
November 08, 2016 5:39PM

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...

October 30, 2016 12:53PM

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 ...

October 28, 2016 12:00AM
Exeter Visit

Position Type: Paid Internship

Location: Exeter, NH

Sector: Non-profit

Subject: Education

Application Deadline: Friday, January 13th, 2017

Wage or benefits: Paid $3250 stipend plus room and board

Time Commitment: Full time, July 12th through August 4th 2017

Desired Class Year:...

October 16, 2016 4:56PM

Position Type: Overseas language and cultural immersion program

Dates: Summer 2017 

Eligibility: U.S. undergraduate and graduate students in every field of study

About the Fellowship:

CLS is an intensive group-based language and cultural enrichment program of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs The CLS Program seeks participants with diverse interests, and from...

September 17, 2016 5:50PM

Position Type: Full-Time Internship

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Public Policy Non-Profit Think Tank

Wage or Benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: Full semester commitments are preferred, but there is flexibility for Dartmouth terms that can be discussed if accepted.

Desired Class Year: Undergraduates, regardless of major, recent graduates, graduate students, or law students who have a strong...

September 16, 2016 7:14PM

Position Type: Graduate Fellowship

Dates: 2017 - 2018 academic year

Eligibility: New American who is 30 or younger as of the application deadline, and who is pursuing a graduate degree full-time in the United States in the 2017-2018 academic year 

About the Fellowship:

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans provides up to $90,000 in support for immigrants and children of...

September 16, 2016 5:33PM
yale undergraduate journal of economics and politics

Yale University's Undergraduate Journal of Economics and Politics publishes articles related to economics and political science and provides a unique platform for authors to share their ideas with readers at universities, think tanks, and government agencies. 

The journal is currently seeking submissions from academics, professionals and students from any discipline for its inaugural fall edition. They accept submissions of any length and recommend students submit ...

September 13, 2016 12:00AM
Bethany Malzman

Looking for an internship with Congressman or Senator? Here are some tips from past interns:

  1. Start early! Most offices will start accepting applications for an internship many months in advance. If you submit your application early, you’ll beat the rush and may have a better chance of getting the internship. Most past interns recommend narrowing down your search and applying six months in advance.
  2. Look for your own state congressman or senator. ...
September 12, 2016 12:29PM

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...



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