Internship Opportunities

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Although we do not directly link students up with internships, occasionally we do post relevant opportunities below and in the UNC, Non-UNC categories.

** These internships are not endorsed or in any way guaranteed by the Curriculum in Global Studies.

UNC Sponsored/ Organized Internships And Resources

Check out the International Internships Database.

Non-UNC Internship Opportunities

US AID Student Internships
We draw enthusiastic and forward-thinking interns from a wide variety of fields of study.Interns generally work in one of USAID’s offices in Washington, D.C., supporting programs in fields such as economic growth, agriculture, education, health, environment, democracy and governance, conflict prevention, and humanitarian assistance.The work assigned to an intern typically includes:

  • Research
  • Writing program memoranda
  • Drafting documents
  • Facilitating meetings and special events
  • Attending program discussions in the Agency, at the Department of State, or on Capitol Hill
  •  Communicating about program issues with USAID field Missions abroad, and with USAID’s many stakeholders and the general public

Check out their website for available internships:

VIF International Education is an international education company based in Chapel Hill that delivers international education and language immersion programs to help students and teachers become a global citizen in our interconnected world.The internship would be within the Curriculum and Instructional Design department. This department is responsible for developing globally geared curriculum and resources necessary for students and teachers to become global-ready citizens. This internship would be a great opportunity for anyone who is interested in education policy, international education, international exchange teachers, curriculum design and much more.We are looking for an individual who has a medium-to-high proficiency in Spanish, and if they have experience with AP Style or InDesign that is a plus. We are looking for an intern who can work 10+ hours each week at an hourly rate of $10.00/hour.Please ask those who are interested to email their resume and cover letter to []posted 9/2/2014
Cambridge Global Advisors (posted 4/2/2014) is a strategic communications and public relations firm that is looking for a Communications and Office Assistant. CGA is a new, small business, that is developing quickly and looking for a Communications and Office Assistant who can help with day-to-day operations, client and project assistance, program outreach, and assist CGA staff in business and project needs. Our clients span across industries, including NGOs, private sector, and government, with a special focus on national security and campaign-related projects. The ideal candidate should have an interest in public relations, communications. campaigns, and be comfortable in a small office environment. The internship is unpaid, but successful interns will have potential for professional growth and employment opportunities as business develops.Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Administrative Work/Filing/Scheduling
  • Public outreach and organizing
  • Assist on multiple clients as needed

If interested, please email a cover letter and resume to


Here is a list of expired internship opportunities: 14-15 Internship Archive