International Specialty Bulletin #5, February 2012


  • U.S. Dept. of State –  FALL Internship Program
  • Search for Common Good (SFCG) – International Internship Program
  • MEXICO:  IAPE – Assistant Teacher Internship
  • LONDON ­-  Mountbatten Institute Internship Program ( 1yr.) – POST-GRAD
  • Global Health Fellows Program II- USAID – Internship
  • LONDON – BioMed Central – Editorial Intern – POST-GRAD
  • Relief InternationalMiddle East and Haiti Programs Intern (DC)
  • Intensive Language Immersion – Middlebury College
  • Sister Cities International – Special Programs Intern
  • Congressional-Executive Commission on China – INTERNSHIP


1. U.S. Dept. of State –  FALL Internship Program:


2. Search for Common Good (SFCG) – International Internship Program:

Interns work (typically 3 mos. in summer) with NGOs to find culturally appropriate means to strengthen societies’ capacity to deal with conflicts constructively, using innovative tools such as media production – radio, TV, film and print – mediation and facilitation, training, community organizing, sports, drama and music. Include the following countries: Angola, Burundi, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, East Timor, Guinea, Indonesia, Israel/Palestine (based in Jerusalem), Kosovo, Liberia, Madagascar, Nepal, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe.    (Yearlong internships are also available.)


3. MEXICO:  Inter-American Partnership for Education (IAPE) – Asst. Teacher Internship:

April 20- May 24, 2012

The English Language Fellow (Assistant Teacher Intern) participate in drills, assist Rassias Trainers and plan/deliver evening cultural activities.

(IAPE) is a joint effort of Worldfund and Dartmouth College’s Rassias Center for World Languages and Cultures.

DEADLINE:  FEB. 29   See full description in DartBoard, under Job Search tab – enter Inter-American in Employer field.

4. London ­ Mountbatten Institute Internship Program ( 1yr.) – POST-GRAD:

Combine full-time work with seminars, self-assessment, and projects leading to either the Certificate or MBA in International Business Practice.   (for year beginning August)   *MARCH 31

5.  Global Health Fellows Program II- USAID – Internship:

25 newly-opened summer internships with USAID in Washington, DC. One of the offices in USAID’s Bureau for Global Health—Office of the Assistant Administrator, Office of HIV/AIDS, Office of Population and Reproductive Health, Office of Health, Infectious Diseases and Nutrition. Technical areas include: * HIV/AIDS * Infectious diseases (e.g. malaria, avian influenza, TB) * Maternal and child health * Reproductive health * Nutrition * Commodities and logistics. While most positions are at the graduate level, some positions are also open to undergraduate students who meet certain criteria.

6. LONDON – BioMed Central – Editorial Intern– POST-GRAD:

Work 3 months with the journal acquisitions team, identifying existing journals that would be suitable to become part of BioMed Central’s publishing portfolio.

7. Relief InternationalMiddle East and Haiti Programs Intern (DC):

Assist in report and proposal editing; write program summaries or assist in developing program communication material; assist on creating or revising program budgets.    (See list for several other internships)

8. Intensive Language Immersion – Middlebury College:

Middlebury College conducts intensive summer immersion programs for undergraduate and graduate college credit in 10 languages. Offer 24/7 learning environment with expert in-class instruction, co-curricular activities in language and small classes. Sampling of Middlebury’s programs:

-7-8 week programs in Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish (Middlebury, VT campus)

-7-8 week program in Arabic, Japanese, French and Spanish at Middlebury at Mills (Oakland, CA)

9.  Sister Cities International – Special Programs Intern:

The Special Programs Intern will assist with the planning and/or implementation of annual Sister Cities programs which include but are not limited to the Young Artists and Authors Showcases and the Annual Youth Leadership Conference. There will also be a research component as the Special Programs intern will be expected to stay up to date on member activities.

10.  Congressional-Executive Commission on China – INTERNSHIP (paid):

Conduct research and writing projects on human rights and rule of law issues in China under the supervision of Commission staff. Interns may also assist with researching and updating records on the Commission’s Political Prisoner Database. Interns may also be invited or required to attend some of the many rule of law and human rights events.

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