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


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PLEASE NOTE: This opportunity is listed for reference only. The deadline to apply has passed.

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

Position Type: Internship - unpaid

Location: Washington D.C.

Sector: Federal Government

Start Date: Fall 2019 - September 10, 2019 to December 6, 2019

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: Up to 40 hours 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: April 12, 2019 by 11:59 p.m.

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Brief Description of the organization:

The Executive Office of the President (EOP) is comprised of eleven Components: The White House Office, Executive Residence, Office of the Vice President, Office of the United States Trade Representative, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Office of the National Drug Control Policy, Office of Management and Budget, Office of Administration, National Security Council, Council on Environmental Quality, and Council of Economic Advisers. Within the EOP, the Office of Administration (OA) assists the other ten Components in fulfilling their missions by providing a myriad of services ranging from financial management, information technology design & support, human resources management, library & research services, legal services, facility design & maintenance and security.

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

The OA internship program is available to dedicated and enthusiastic students enrolled in a variety of educational institutions (ranging from community college to law school) and studying a wide range of subjects. OA Interns support the operations of the EOP and gain a perspective of employment within the federal government. Although unpaid, working for EOP/OA compensates for this fact by providing prospective interns an opportunity, unrivaled in its uniqueness, to work in this branch of government. The chance to work and attend events held in and around the White House campus are invaluable experiences and create life-long memories.

Basic Key Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be a citizen of the United States of America
  • Be registered with Selective Service (males only)
  • Obtain a favorable security determination and pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Must have a 3.0 GPA
  • Must be enrolled in a degree seeking academic program throughout the internship

How to apply:

Apply here: by 11:59 p.m. on April 12, 2019. For more information, contact

This is an unpaid internship from outside the Rockefeller Center. Such opportunities are posted in an effort to help students find a leave-term internship experience in public policy or a social sciences related area. Such postings do not constitute an endorsement by the Center of the political objectives of any one person or organization.

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