International Internships

NOTEWe do not take unsolicited requests for postings to the PPPM Internship Program webpages.

There are numerous sites for international internship opportunities.


UO Resources

IE3 Global Internships
This OUS-wide program is open to juniors, seniors, and graduate students. Earn academic credit while gaining professional experience abroad.

UO Career Center
Links to many international internships.

Internship Databases

Internships, fellowships, jobs.

Global Impact Investing Network
Jobs and internships with U.S. and international organizations involved in the impact investing industry.

Global Jobs
Jobs and internships in the U.S. and abroad with international agencies (NGOs, Think Tanks, Government, Private sector)
Searchable database of international internships.

InterAction–A United Voice for Global Change
Jobs and internships in the U.S. and abroad with international relief and development agencies.

Microfinance Gateway
Paid and unpaid internships with a focus on microfinance.

Resources and jobs for humanitarian professionals.


Microenterprise development internships.

Paid summer internships in international economic development. Graduate students only.

American Foreign Service Association
Internships, fellowships, jobs for undergraduate and graduate students.

Internships with one of the largest NGOs in the world dedicated to the alleviation of poverty and empowerment of the poor.

Internships and fellowships with humanitarian organization fighting poverty.

Council on Foreign Relations and Foreign Affairs magazine
Independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher.

Cultural Vistas
Summer internships in sustainability and environmental awareness in Argentina, Germany, or Singapore. Applicants must be rising juniors or seniors with no prior formal work or study abroad experience. Strong preference given to students historically underrepresented in international exchange. Program-related transportation and accomodations are paid by the program.

Emerging Markets Development Advisers Program
Fellowships in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Caribbean, Middle East, Eurasia.  Open to MPA and MNM students and recent graduates with 2 years of professional experience.

Foreign Policy Research Institute
Policy related event and administrative internships for undergraduates and graduates.

Global Policy Forum
Internships related to monitoring the policy making at the United Nations.

Innovations in Civic Participation
Internships and fellowships on global youth service.

International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Nonprofit organization that works to respond to humanitarian crises and assist refugees.

Mercy Corps
Unpaid internships with humanitarian organization that works to alleviate suffering, poverty, and oppression.
Internships on human rights and sustainable development.

Oxfam America
Internships in international relief and development.

Nonprofit organization that works to break longstanding cycles of poor health.

Search for Common Ground
Paid and unpaid conflict resolution-related internships in U.S. and abroad.

Village Enterprise Fund
Internships in Africa and U.S. in the areas of international development, poverty reduction, and microfinance. Expenses on the ground in Africa provided.

Government, Intergovernmental/Other Resources

International Internships by William Nolting, University of Michigan
Links to international internships in government, private enterprise, NGOs, and educational organizations.

The World Bank
Internships in Washington, D.C. and abroad. Graduate students only. Typically opens in December.

United Nations Development Programme
Internships for graduate students only. Application process is decentralized; internships are advertised on UNDP’s job site.

U.S. House of Representatives House Foreign Affairs Committee
The House Committee on Foreign Affairs considers legislation that impacts the diplomatic community, which includes the Department of State, the Agency for International Development (USAID), the Peace Corps, the United Nations, and the enforcement of the Arms Export Control Act.

World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO)
Excellent resource for NGOs.