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Citizens for Global Solutions Internships

We are seeking full-time or part-time interns for a substantive and challenging experience at our Washington, D.C. headquarters. The application period is now open for our Fall 2015 Internship Program.

Citizens for Global Solutions is a groundbreaking national membership movement for Americans who want the United States to take a responsible and cooperative role in the world. Our policy areas include: human rights, climate change, international peacekeeping, nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament, international institutions and United Nations reform.

Internships are integral to the work we do. This is a unique opportunity to help build our national movement that promotes a responsible and cooperative role for the U.S. in the world, while learning first-hand about non-profit management and online advocacy.

Length and Compensation:

  • Our internship term generally runs from August-December.
  • Interns must be available to work at least 20 hours per week but preference will be given to those available to work full time, which is Monday through Friday from 9:30 am till 4:30 pm.
  • Interns are provided with a travel stipend of $15 each day, paid bi-weekly.

Positions:

We are seeking interns with interest in the following roles:

Government Relations Internship:

  • Attend meetings with congressional staffers on Capitol Hill
  • Assist the Coordinator with preparing for upcoming Lobby Day
  • Assist with writing Lobby Day materials
  • And other duties as assigned

To Apply:

To apply for any of these positions, please send applications to Internship Coordinator (internships@globalsolutions.org) with the name of the internship you're applying for in the subject line. Please note that any application that is incomplete will not be considered.

Applications must include:

  • A cover letter: must include your availability and your tentative start and end dates
  • Resume
  • Writing Sample: Please submit a brief 2 page writing sample. You may use an excerpt from a paper written for academic or other professional purposes, although it should ideally focus on an issue with which we are engaged. Please no cut-off writing samples.

Internship FAQ's

We offer substantive, challenging internships to undergraduates, graduate students and recent graduates in our National Office in Washington, DC.

We are looking for smart, creative, energetic interns who are seeking an international issues-focused internship that touches upon grassroots activism, research, lobbying, and media/communications. We encourage those with strong written and verbal communication skills, a positive attitude, and high self-motivation to apply.

(Please also see the full internship position description on this page)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Question: When is the deadline for receipt of application?
  • Question: What are the typical duties of an intern?
  • Question: Are students who are not U.S. citizens eligible to apply?
  • Question: If I am graduating from college or graduate school this year and will not be continuing my education, can I still apply?
  • Question: Do I have to be available in person to interview?
  • Question: Is the internship program limited to specific majors?
  • Question: When will I hear if I am selected for an interview?
  • Question: What are the hours, and start and end dates for the program?
  • Question: Is this a paid internship?
  • Question: How can I get a good idea of what being an intern is like?

Additional questions? Please email internships@globalsolutions.org

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