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About Atlantic Council of the United States

Founded in 1961, the Atlantic Council of the United States is a nonprofit public policy center advancing U.S. global interests within the Atlantic and Pacific communities.  ACUS is also a nonpartisan organization working with various entities, including the executive and legislative branches of the government, the international business community, academia and foreign leaders.  ACUS projects focus on new relationships within Europe and between Europe and North America; the transformation of the newly independent Slavic and Eurasian states; new opportunities for strengthening global and regional security; and other topics.

The John A. Baker Internship Program offers 10 to 15 positions during the spring and the summer.  Interns may work on a variety of business and economic policy projects ranging from monitoring and analyzing transatlantic business news events to organizing a business leaders’ speaker series.  Internship areas include Atlantic the Council 50 Year History Project, the South Asia Center, the Editorial Offices and the Patriciu Eurasia Center.


Open to college juniors and seniors, as well as graduate students and recent grads.  Strong interest in international affairs and U.S. foreign policy is required.  Applicants should have some scholarly research and administrative or office experience.  A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

Atlantic Council of the United States

Internship Coordinator
Atlantic Council of the United States
The Atlantic Council of the United States
1101 15th Street NW, 11th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 463-7226


Number of Interns: 10 to 20
Compensation/Benefits: Unpaid
Duration: N/A
Academic Level: College Juniors, College Seniors, Recent College Graduates, Graduate Students


Washington, DC