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Internship Opportunity: U.S. Department of Education

Position Type: Unpaid Internship

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Education

Start Date: Varies

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: ED offers internships in the fall, winter/spring, and summer. Typically, interns are with the Department for eight to ten weeks. Interns usually work 20 to 40 hours per week during the spring and fall terms and full-time during the summer session (flexible)

Desired Class Year: Open to all undergraduate class years

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors, some offices require specialized skills

Application Deadline: October 1 (winter), March 15 (summer), July 15 (fall)

Organization website: http://www2.ed.gov/students/prep/job/intern/index.html?exp=1 

Brief Description of the organization:

Internship Opportunity: U.S. Department of Education

Position Type: Unpaid Internship

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Education

Start Date: Varies

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: ED offers internships in the fall, winter/spring, and summer. Typically, interns are with the Department for eight to ten weeks. Interns usually work 20 to 40 hours per week during the spring and fall terms and full-time during the summer session (flexible)

Desired Class Year: Open to all undergraduate class years

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors, some offices require specialized skills

Application Deadline: October 1 (winter), March 15 (summer), July 15 (fall)

Organization website: http://www2.ed.gov/students/prep/job/intern/index.html?exp=1 

Brief Description of the organization:

Internship Opportunity: Executive Office of the President-Office of Administration Student Internship Program

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

Position Type: Internship - unpaid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Government

Dates: June 5 – August 24, 2018

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time CommitmentUp 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: Example Open to all majors

Application Deadline: March 2, 2018

Brief Description of the organization:

The Office of Administration (OA) is currently seeking enthusiastic and dedicated students to serve as unpaid student interns to assist in the performance of its mission of providing support services for the Executive Office of the President (EOP).

Internship Opportunities: Brookings Summer 2018 Paid Internships

These are paid employment opportunities from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Employment-paid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Think Tank

Start Date: June 2018

Wage or benefits: $13.25 hourly rate

Time Commitment: Varies depending on internship

Desired Class Year: Varies depending on internship

Desired Major or Interest: Varies depending on internship

Application Deadline: Rolling

Organization website: https://www.brookings.edu/

About the organization:

Internship Opportunities: Brookings Summer 2018 Unpaid Internships

These are unpaid internship opportunities from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Internship-unpaid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Think Tank

Start Date: June 2018

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: Varies depending on internship

Desired Class Year: Varies depending on internship

Desired Major or Interest: Varies depending on internship

Application Deadline: Rolling

Organization website: https://www.brookings.edu/

About the organization:

Internship Opportunity: Team4Tech

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

Position Type: Internship - unpaid

Location:  Redwood City, Silicon Valley, CA

Sector: Non-Profit

Start Date:  TBD (18W)

Wage or benefits:  Unpaid (we expect that the intern will find their own housing)

Time Commitment: Up to 40 hours per week for 10 weeks

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years including graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline:  October 11, 2017

Organization website:  http://www.team4tech.org/

Brief Description of the organization (around 75 words): 

Internship Opportunity: Phillips Exeter Academy

Position Type: Paid Internship

Location: Exeter, NH

Sector: Non-profit

Subject: Education

Application Deadline: Friday, January 12th, 2018

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

Time Commitment: Full time, June 26th through August 3rd 2018

Desired Class Year: Undergraduate students in their junior and senior year, or graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Interest in teaching as a career

Organization website: http://www.exeter.edu

Critical Language Scholarship Program

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 a wide range of fields of study and career paths, with the purpose of representing the full diversity of the United States. Participants are selected based on their commitment to language learning and plans to apply their language skills to their future academic or professional pursuits. This program cover approximately one academic year of university-level language coursework during an eight- to ten-week program and are designed to meet the needs of students from a variety of language levels and backgrounds. The fourteen CLS languages are: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu.

Fellowship Opportunity: The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans.

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 immigrants who are pursuing graduate school full-time in any field and at any advanced degree-granting institution in the United States. They are seeking promising New Americans who plan on making distinctive contributions to American society, culture or their respective field. Each Fellow serves as an example of the richness that refugees and immigrants bring to America. The competition is merit-based and selection criteria emphasize creativity, originality, initiative, and sustained accomplishment.

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/

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