U.S. Department of State Spring 2016 Student Internship Program (unpaid)

Please visit our Careers Website for more information about the U.S. Department of State Spring 2016 Student Internship Program (unpaid), and to start the online application process via USAJobs. Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is July 1, 2015.

This program offers U.S. citizen undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to participate in 10-week, unpaid internships that provide intensive educational and professional experience within the environment of America’s principle foreign affairs agency.

The unpaid internships are available at many of the over 270 U.S. embassies, consulates and missions to international organizations around the world, as well as at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. and other locations throughout the U.S. Participants gain first-hand, hands-on experience, and learn the realities of working in – and with – Foreign and Civil Service professionals who are at the forefront of America’s diplomatic efforts.

As an unpaid intern, you may have the opportunity to: Participate in meetings with senior level U.S. government or foreign government officials; Draft, edit, or contribute to cables, reports, communications, talking points, or other materials used by policy makers in furthering U.S. foreign policy objectives; Help organize and support events, including international and/or multi-lateral meetings and conferences on critical global issues; Contribute to the management and administration of the Department of State and America’s foreign policy; and Engage directly with U.S. or foreign audiences to promote U.S. foreign policy and improve understanding of U.S. culture and society.

Applicants who are selected for a U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program (unpaid) can contact the selecting bureau, or the central Student Programs office, if they require further details about the program to support their request for academic credit.

U.S. citizenship is required. An equal opportunity employer.

Policy Research Associates – Internship Positions (2)

The National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice (NCMHJJ) is seeking two interns to join our team. Located at Policy Research Associates, Inc. (), the NCMHJJ was founded in 2001 to promote awareness of the mental health needs of youth in contact with the juvenile justice system, and to help the field develop improved policies and practices to respond to these youth based on the best available research and practice.

Policy Research Associates (PRA) is a small business located in Delmar, NY. PRA has been funded by federal and state agencies, national organizations, and foundations to support major national surveys; conduct research and evaluation; provide technical assistance and training; and plan and facilitate major conferences, meetings, and other knowledge-transfer activities in the behavioral health field. PRA is known for its expertise on behavioral health issues related to juvenile and criminal justice; services for children, adolescents, and their families; recovery supports; service members and veterans; homelessness and housing; and violence.

PRA is seeking to fill two Internship positions for the Summer of 2015. The internships will involve various project tasks across divisions, including criminal justice and juvenile justice. High-level supervision/mentorship will be provided for both internships.

Requirements: Undergraduate or graduate level student in a relevant policy or public health oriented degree program (e.g., sociology, psychology, criminal justice, public health, public policy); Some experience, knowledge and/or significant interest in behavioral health issues, criminal justice, and/or juvenile justice; Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to work within timelines; and Excellent writing skills.

If you are interested in a position with PRA, please send a cover letter (indicating position title) and resume via E-mail or fax (518-439-7612) or mail to PRA, 345 Delaware Ave., Delmar, NY 12054.