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About International Center

Founded in 1977, the International Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to informing the press, Congress, U.S. government officials, NGOs and the public on the impact of American foreign policy. The center fulfills its mission through research programs, hosting foreign delegations and publishing briefing books. The International Center has also sent more than 50 delegations of prominent Americans to over 20 countries.

The New Forests Project at the International Center offers internships to students interested in international environmental and public health issues, such as forestry and agro-forestry, water and sanitation, community support and empowerment. New Forests Project interns also provide administrative support to the world seed program coordinator and the clean water initiative coordinator. Interns also provide assistance with research on climate change, agro-forestry technology and other topics.


Ideal candidates are proficient in Spanish or French, have some computer knowledge, and are studying development, environmental studies, biology, anthropology, forestry or a related field.

International Center

Attn. Internship Coordinator
International Center
New Forests Project
1025 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 263-5645


Number of Interns: Less than 10
Compensation/Benefits: Varies
Duration: N/A
Academic Level: College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Graduate Students


Washington, DC