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Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Internships

Interns participate in a variety of activities that support individual programs, including research, writing, and project development.
CSIS offers full and part-time internships in the fall, spring, and summer for undergraduates, advanced students, and recent graduates who are interested in gaining practical experience in public policy.


Must be at least a college junior in good standing, an advanced student or a recent graduate.

Must have at least a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) or equivalent from a non-U.S. institution.

Must be eligible to work in the United States.

Many of our internships are unpaid; however, we do have some stipends that we award each semester based on an applicant’s demonstrated financial need. After you have been awarded an internship you must complete the financial aid questions listed on the application in order to be considered for a stipend. Disclosure of this information is voluntary and will be kept strictly confidential.


Applications accepted on a rolling basis

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: Rising Junior or Senior, Recent College Graduate

Graduate: At any stage

Award Type:

Award Period:
Academic Year (Undergraduate)
Academic Year (Graduate)
Summer (Undergraduate)
Summer (Graduate)
Post Bachelors

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Government/Public Service,Social Sciences

Additional Qualifications:
Must be eligible to work in the US, minimum 3.0 GPA

Last Updated:
July 10, 2018

Last Updated: 9/12/17