Internships

The American-Scandinavian Foundation
Promoting educational and cultural exchange between the US and Scandinavian countries. It also offers internship opportunities.

Global Institute for Tomorrow - Global Young Leaders Programme (YLP)
The purpose of the YLP is to challenge prevailing perceptions, to expose participants to diverse cultures and different ways of thinking - outside the classroom: beyond the boardroom; in those parts of the world that have been to students just concepts of "elsewhere".

InternAbroad.com
An excellent resource containing listings of internship programs (including other opportunities for working and living abroad). This site also includes information on intensive language programs, work programs, and has a study abroad chat room.

International Programs - Boston University
Boston University International Programs is one of the premier study abroad providers and is well known for its internship programs, with over 4,000 active internship sources worldwide.

Initiating Mutual Understanding through Student Exchange (IMUSE)
IMUSE aims to promote broad understanding between people in China and North America by bringing together top college and graduate students from both regions to think about key issues. This cultural exchange culminates in a two-week conference in Beijing - please explore our website and consider applying for our 2009 Summer Fellowship.

United Nations
Extensive and comprehensive listing jobs available for the UN world wide in addition to countless links to other related nongovernmental organizations and internship opportunities

United Planet
A leading international volunteer abroad and cross-cultural exchange organization based in Boston.

International Center - University of Michigan
Excellent source of information concerning internship opportunities and other related issues.

IREX - Internship Opportunities
IREX is an international nonprofit organization providing leadership and innovative programs to improve the quality of education, strengthen independent media, and foster pluralistic civil society development.

Volunteer Capital Centre
VCC is registered in Britain and has volunteer abroad programs in Africa. It works with various nonprofit organizations in Africa to provide numerous work opportunities for the volunteers. The programs offered are locally based and are drawn up by the nonprofit organizations.

U.S. State Department Internship Program for Undergraduates
Student internships at the U.S. Department of State represent a greatly coveted inside look into Foreign Service, the positions and the responsibilities that are possible. Think of it as test-driving a career before you decide what you’re going to do with your life. You’ll gain valuable work experience that you’ll be able to apply to virtually every endeavor — whether you work in government or in the private sector. Most of all, you feel good about doing something worthwhile for your nation.

Internships are available in Washington, D.C. or Overseas
At the U.S. Department of State, we like to say that we represent America to the world. As an intern here or abroad, you will be, too. Positions are both paid and unpaid, and many are available during spring, summer or fall. For more information about this internship program find details such as duties of an intern, participating offices and bureaus, types of internships, and salary/benefit/housing information. Think of as test-driving a career before you decide what you’re going to do with your life. You’ll gain valuable work experience that you’ll be able to apply to virtually every endeavor — whether you work in government or in the private sector. Most of all, you feel good about doing something worthwhile for your nation. Internships available for summer 2015 will soon become available for undergraduate students. The deadline for application is November 1st. Check back at this site as applications are accepted on rolling basis and are kept for 6 months and find information on how to qualify.

Ambassadors Walter and Leonore Annenberg Fellows Council of American Ambassador
The Council of American Ambassadors (CAA) International Affairs Fellowship (also known as the Ambassadors Walter and Leonore Annenberg Fellows) program enables undergraduate students to go to Washington D.C. and participate in a prestigious summer program that combines mentoring by former U.S. Ambassadors, practical training through internships at the Department of State and academic studies in international affairs. Students will also receive valuable advice and guidance from former U.S. ambassadors, who are members of the CAA and who serve as mentors, meeting with the Fellows on a regular basis during their stay in Washington D.C. to discuss international affairs and careers. To qualify, students first must be selected for a D.C. - based summer internship at the Department of State. Please note that the State Department's application deadline is November 3rd of the year prior to the summer internship. Please click here for more information.

Internships Available at the Foreign Policy Institute (FPRI)
Founded in 1955, FPRI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization devoted to bringing the insights of scholarship to bear on the development of polices that advance U.S. national interests. They add perspective to events by fitting them into the larger historical and cultural context of international politics. Work study and internships are available throughout the year and consist of: research, editorial and administrative assistant positions. Please click here for more information.

Sierra Club
Since 1892, the Sierra Club has been working to protect communities, wild places and the planet itself. They are the oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization in the U.S. Feel free to browse this site in order to find out what sort of international internships and career oriented positions might be right for you.

African Human Rights Heritage at the United Nations
The AHRH has an internship program that provides successful candidates with the opportunity to experience a unique organization dedicated to civic innovation and social progress. The work of their team combines cutting edge thinking and research, practical action and talents for a network of over 27,000 Fellows. Their interns have the chance to explore the AHRH's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to social change in teams that range across a vast number of projects, external affairs and fellowships.

Stumble Upon 
This site has several links to organizations which offer internship opportunities in Africa or are related to the continent. Areas include: engineering, business, health care, sustainable development, journalism and more.