The Institute of Politics offers term-time internship stipends for freshman, sophomores, juniors, and seniors who will be enrolled in coursework full-time during the Fall and Spring Semesters and accept unpaid term-time internships in politics and public service. Eligible internships include: local, state, or federal government, public interest groups, non-governmental organizations, campaigns, political organizations, advocacy work, direct service, research and education.
Fall 2023 Timeline:
Application Opens: October 17, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. ET
Application Deadline: November 1, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. ET
Offers: Applications will be reviewed after the application deadline and offers will be made by November 8, 2023. If you are offered a stipend, you will have three days to accept or decline that offer.
Frequently Asked Questions
Resume: 1 page maximum. 1" margins, 11-12 point font. No exceptions.
Proof of Internship: Please submit documentation (e-mail, scanned letter, etc.) from the organization with whom you intend to intern that confirms your internship offer and acceptance. This documentation must include the following:
Work schedule: hour/week, days of the week, start and end dates
Stipends will be awarded in the amount of $1,250.