Thank you for your interest in interning at the Brookings Institution. Current internship opportunities are listed below and applications are accepted for posted internships. Please be sure to review the Eligibility and Application Requirements as well as the Internship Program Schedule before applying. Internships are very competitive and you will be notified via email or phone if you are being considered for an internship.
Please note that the dates below are approximate. Based on a student's availability and school schedule, internships can begin or end before or after the dates indicated below.
Internship Program Schedule:
Internships posted: August 31
Application deadline: October 19
Decisions are generally made by: November 9
Program start date: January 14
Program end date: April 12
Internships posted: January 7
Application deadline: March 1
Decisions are generally made by: March 22
Program start date: June 3
Program end date: August 9
Eligibility and Application Requirements:
To be eligible for an internship with Brookings, students must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited college or university, or be a recent college graduate. International students who are legally able to intern or work in the United States without sponsorship from Brookings are eligible to apply. When applying for an internship, you must submit:
A resume and a cover letter
A copy of undergraduate/Graduate official or unofficial transcripts
Students applying for an academic credit internship must be eligible to receive academic credit and able to provide documentation from their school.
Candidates selected as finalists will be asked to submit writing samples, professional references or letters of recommendation upon request.
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Founded in 2006, BTC is a unique partnership between China’s Tsinghua University and The Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. It is a leading think tank in China that produces high quality and high impact policy research in areas of fundamental importance for Chinese society and for better U.S.-China relations. In addition, it serves as a significant platform for U.S.-China dialogues on a number of important topics, bringing together researchers and policymakers to enhance mutual understanding and cooperation.
The Brookings-Tsinghua Center for Public Policy (BTC), located in Beijing, is seeking Four part-time interns in Spring2019 to assist with research, communications, events, administrative and outreach activities. The internship is based in Beijing, China, and will last from February 25, 2019 to June 28, 2019. Spring interns are expected to devote at least 3 days per week to BTC. Please note that all internships are unpaid.
To view this position in Chinese, please click here: Spring 2019 Internship – Brookings-Tsinghua Center