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About Center For International Policy

The Center for International Policy is a nonprofit organization focused on US foreign policy. Founded in 1975, the organization engages in advocacy and policy research to promote “international cooperation, demilitarization and respect for human rights.” The organization includes four programs: Avoided Deforestation Partners, Common Defense Campaign, Global Financial Integrity, and Latin America Rights & Security.

CIP offers internships in its various program areas, as well as more general internships in communications and operations. Interns’ daily tasks vary but may include some of the following: completing administrative duties; maintaining and updating project web pages; engaging in social media; researching; blogging; and monitoring news, reports, and legislation relating to the specific region or theme.


Open to undergraduates (sophomore year or above), graduate students, and recent graduates. Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in the theme and/or region to which they apply. Non-US citizens are welcome to apply.

Center For International Policy

Meredith Pierce, Operations Manager
Center For International Policy
New Media Coordinator
1717 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC
Phone: 202.232.3317


Number of Interns: Less than 10; 6 (Summer; Fall; Spring)
Compensation/Benefits: Academic Credit, Unpaid; Unpaid; Academic Credit is available, Plus Perks: Speaker Series
Duration: 3 to 6 months; May to August (Summer); August to December (Fall); January to May (Spring)
Academic Level: College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Recent College Graduates, Graduate Students


Washington, DC