Internships and Careers
The French Government offers many programs of interest. Visit the official website of the cultural services of the French Embassy for more information.
The Institute of International Education is launching the Global Careers Service to assist fellowship recipients in programs administered by IIE to obtain leadership-track positions in their home countries in important fields in the business, non-governmental, and non-profit sectors.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Summer Internship Program is an annual program to provide an opportunity for graduate students to learn about IDB operations and acquire work experience for two months at the professional level through on-the-job training during their summer vacation.
Intrax. Professional career development program pairs successful, ambitious students with leading companies in major business centers around the world.
IDB 2005 Junior Professional Program. The Inter-American Development Bank is an international financial institution created in 1959 to help accelerate the economic and social development of its member countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) (Smithsonian Institution): Work/Learn Program. Annual program to provide students with an opportunity to conduct an individual research project in environmental studies under the supervision of professional staff members.
The United Nations Headquarters: Internship Programme is an annual program to promote among the participants a better understanding of major problems confronting the world and to give them insight into how the United Nations attempts to find solutions to these problems.
The United Nations Office at Geneva: Graduate Study Programme is an annual three week summer program to focus on issues relating to environment, development, human rights and humanitarian affairs, and to provide an opportunity for participants to deepen their understanding of the United Nations system through first-hand observation and study.
Fulbright. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers opportunities for recent graduates, postgraduate candidates, and developing professionals and artists to conduct career-launching study and research abroad.
Thomas Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program. Open to sophomores at time of enrollment interested in masters program relevant to international affairs.
The Carter Center. Internships are offered throughout the year to undergraduate juniors and seniors, recent graduates, and graduate/professional students who have demonstrated superior academic ability and who have course work, professional, or personal experience, and career interests related to Carter Center programs.
Embassy of France in the USA internship programs. The French Embassy in association with the French-American Chamber of Commerce offers various types of short-term internships in France.
CIEE work abroad programs in Canada.
Center for Cultural Interchange (CCI) offers volunteer internships in Italy and France. “As a CCI Internship participant, you will be placed in an internship related to your course of study while living with a screened host family. It’s a wonderful way to improve your foreign language fluency and gain real world experience!”
Internships International offers placements in France.
Little Brothers–Friends of the Elderly offers a volunteer placement in France.
InterExchange offers volunteer placements abroad.
Association pour la Participation et l’Action Régionale (Association for Regional Participation and Action) offers volunteer work camps in Provence.