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

Internship Opportunity: Partnership for Public Service

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

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

Position Type: Student or post-grad Internship

Location: Washington D.C.

Sector: Government, Think Tank, Nonprofit

Start Date: Depends on team needs and intern availability

Wage or benefits: stipend $800/month for undergrads, $1000/month for graduates.

Time Commitment: Full- or part time

Desired Class Year: Any

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: March 9th, 2018

Organization website:

Brief Description of the organization:

The Partnership teams up with federal agencies and other stakeholders to make our government more effective and efficient. We pursue this goal by:

  • Providing assistance to federal agencies to improve their management and operations, and to strengthen their leadership capacity;
  • Conducting outreach to college campuses and job seekers to promote public service; 
  • Identifying and celebrating government’s successes so they can be replicated across government;
  • Advocating for needed legislative and regulatory reforms to strengthen the civil service;

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

Fellows work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment; their responsibilities vary across the Partnership’s internal teams but often include event planning and execution, conducting research, writing and preparing correspondence, and conducting outreach to external partners, such as government agencies and colleges and universities. Additionally, there is time allocated to support the organization by taking shifts to staff the front desk and assisting other teams as needed.

The program also incorporates opportunities for professional and personal growth through workshops and trainings specifically geared toward students and young professionals.

There are numerous different types of internships including communications, Center for Government Leadership, Graphic Design, Development, Education, Government Affairs, etc.

How to apply:

Apply at

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