Internships

TeamworkFMC accepts undergraduate and graduate student interns for the Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters. Recent graduates are also encouraged to apply. Our interns assist with FMC’s international programs and domestic initiatives, and we strongly recommend applicants familiarize themselves with the work we do by browsing through our website.

Language proficiency and Hill experience are a plus, but are not required. Applications for spring, summer, and fall terms are reviewed on a rolling basis. For more information about the specific positions, please see the descriptions below.

You can meet our current and past interns here!

Internship Descriptions

Fall 2017 Programs and Events Internship


 

Fall 2017 Programs and Events Internship

FMC and its international exchange program, The Congressional Study Groups, are seeking a highly-qualified intern to assist in event planning and program administration for our regular roundtables on Capitol Hill, Washington DC based panels, as well as study tour opportunities for Members of Congress and senior congressional staff abroad.

Learning opportunities include:

  • improving project management and event coordination skills by assisting with the planning and coordination of Washington, DC based events and study tours for Members of Congress and Congressional staff
  • developing critical-thinking skills by identifying targeted invitation lists;
  • strengthening a clear and concise writing style by drafting invitations and narrative reflections following internal programs;
  • and capitalizing on educational and networking opportunities by attending events with current and former Members of Congress, congressional staff, ambassadors, and administration officials when appropriate.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have basic experience with event planning; demonstrate strong verbal and written communications skills; be extremely motivated, flexible, responsible, and resourceful with a love for learning (if you don’t know how to do something, you figure it out or you know who to ask). Interest in transatlantic or transpacific affairs and/or professional language proficiency in German or Japanese is beneficial.

Timeframe: 3-4 days/21-28 hours per week, 3-4 months

Benefits

Stipend of $1000 for duration of internship. College credit is also available upon discussion of requirements.

To Apply

Send an email with a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three references attached to Lorraine Harbison at LHarbison – at – usafmc – dot – org with the subject line “Fall 2017 Internship.” Incomplete applications will not be considered.