Are you on the hunt for an internship? Are you already employed, but thinking your life might be better if you quit your job and instead got paid to Instagram for three weeks? Well then, hold on to your iPhones.
Royal Caribbean UK & Ireland will be hiring one savvy photographer this summer for its new “intern-ship” program, according to Conde Nast Traveler. This lucky human will get to spend three weeks between June and July 2017 setting sail with Royal Caribbean and documenting their adventures all over Instagram. The intern will board Ovation of the Seas, Anthem of the Seas and Freedom of the Seas and travel to Beijing, New York, and Barcelona, respectively, with all of their daily expenses covered.
The intern will also receive 3,000 British pounds ($3,723) in prize money and get “complimentary access to climbing walls, Flowrider, restaurants, swimming pools, zip wires, water-slides and onboard fitness facilities.”
All you have to do to apply is post a “most extraordinary” travel photo or video to Instagram and tag @RoyalCaribbeanUK and #ExtraordinaryExplorer. Applicants must be at least 21, own an iPhone, and have “extensive knowledge of all 23 filters.” Apply here before applications close on Jan. 31.
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is now accepting applications for JCamp, an all-expenses-paid journalism training program for talented high school students of diverse backgrounds.
JCamp is free and open to current freshmen, sophomores and juniors in high school. Students of all races and ethnicities are encouraged to apply before the March 12, 2017 deadline. I encourage you to pass this information along to any students you think may be interested in the program.
JCamp will celebrate its 17th year in 2017 at the Temple University School of Media and Communication in Philadelphia, PA, July 22 – 27. The six-day camp brings students together for intensive training in writing, photography, broadcast, online media and reporting led by professional journalists.
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is a non-profit educational and professional organization with more than 1,600 members across the United States and Asia. Part of AAJA’s mission is to provide encouragement, information, advice and scholarship assistance to AAPI students who aspire to professional journalism careers.
The Flowminder Foundation is a non-profit organisation registered in Stockholm (Sweden) with staff in Geneva (Switzerland) and Southampton (UK). Our mission is to improve public health and welfare in low- and middle-income countries. We collect, aggregate, integrate and analyse anonymous mobile operator data, satellite and household survey data. We often work with extremely large datasets, composed of billions of data points. Our analyses enable us to map the distributions and characteristics of vulnerable populations in low- and middle-income countries. The data we provide are global public goods. We work with governments, intergovernmental organizations and NGOs. We help save lives by providing analyses and decision support to all relevant parties, based on our latest academic advances.
The Communications Officer will act as the focal point for all communications-related activities within Flowminder and will develop and implement communications strategies in coordination with the Executive Director and line managers. The Communications Officer is a new position within the organization with room to grow and develop. The position is a 6-month paid internship, that could lead to employment depending on individual performance and funding.
In coordination with the Executive Director, design the overall Flowminder communication strategy, programs and activities, and execute them
Coordinate communications across multiple platforms including print, web, social media and event in order to increase awareness of Flowminder’s mission and activities
Produce and edit content to develop and maintain the website, internet presence, newsletter, marketing materials and annual reports Liaise with Executive Director and line managers on how to frame Flowminder expertise and track record in interesting and engaging ways
Liaise with external service suppliers, such as web design and communications agencies
Develop expertise and skills through self-training, networking and benchmarking. Identify best practices in nonprofit communication management and implement them
Monitor and evaluate impact of communication activities using relevant tools
Master’s degree in Communications or Marketing, alternatively in a relevant field in which Flowminder works (international development, international relations, global health or humanitarian response) with documented relevant experience in Communications
Previous significant experience in communications-related work for a development, humanitarian or research organisation, preferably in an international environment
Demonstrated experience in developing communications across various platforms, including web and social media
Demonstrated experience in designing, producing and editing electronic and printed materials and content
Native speaker in English is a requirement
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English
Ability to think strategically in terms of communications needs and setup
Capacity to work on own initiative
Capacity to work effectively as a team member in a multicultural environment
Robust computer skills Advanced knowledge in utilizing and developing presence on social media platforms relevant to the target audience
Knowledge of measurement tools such as Google Analytics to monitor and evaluate impact
Knowledge of social media management dashboards, blogging platforms, email marketing software
Graphic design skills (InDesign/Photoshop)
Start date: January 2017
Duration: The position is a 6-month internship, that could lead to employment depending on individual performance and funding
Remuneration: Paid internship
This position is full-time (40 hours/week) and based in Geneva, Switzerland. Occasional trips abroad.
Only Swiss and eligible EU citizens, or those with a valid work permit for Switzerland will be considered
Deadline for applications: Application will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please apply as soon as possible but no later than January 8, 2017.
Please submit all applications only by email to “ email@example.com ” stating “FLCO_2017” in the subject line of the email. Please submit your CV and cover letter in ONE file and name the file with your LAST NAME.
Eligibility to receive assistance with travel expenses.
A stipend of up to $1,500 (funding determined by each JSI).
University housing with a meal plan.
Books and related course materials at your JSI.
Each JSI may offer additional benefits, such as GRE preparation, at their discretion. Please check with each JSI about any additional benefits.
Minimum of a one-time $5,000 scholarship at a PPIA graduate school if admitted for a Master’s degree or select PhD programs. PPIA Fellows often receive financial offers above and beyond this minimum from their graduate program.
Fee waiver when applying to programs that are members of the PPIA Graduate School Consortium.
The Honors Internship Program is a 10-week, paid internship for college undergraduate and graduate students. While exploring our exciting career options, students work side-by-side with FBI employees at our Washington, D.C. area headquarters locations, or in field offices around the country. Open to a wide range of academic areas, this internship offers experiences students can’t find anywhere else.
To apply for the Honors Internship Program, applicants must:
Have U.S. Citizenship.
Attend a college or university full-time as an undergraduate (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior), graduate, or post-doctorate student. Students are not eligible if graduating before the program start date; exceptions are permitted to students continuing their education in the following immediate semester.
Have and maintain a 2.95 cumulative grade point average (GPA) or better at the time of application, throughout the application process, and the duration of the internship program.
Pass all of the FBI employment background investigation requirements and be able to receive a Top Secret security clearance
The FBI is interested in applicants with a wide range of educational backgrounds. These include but are not limited to the following:
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
While applicants come from a range of academic backgrounds, the most competitive applicants also possess the following skills:
Strong analytical thinking abilities
Flexibility and adaptability
Take initiative and be self-motivated
Work well with others and have strong interpersonal abilities
Good judgment and decision-making skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Intern assignments are based on the current skills needed in the FBI. As part of the application, candidates are asked to pick their top three desired field offices or headquarters locations, and these are taken into account during the selection process. To find the closest field office to you or view all of our locations, visit the Locations page.
Headquarters selections include the FBI’s main headquarters locations in Washington, D.C., as well as Quantico, Virginia; Clarksburg, West Virginia; Huntsville, Alabama; and Winchester, Virginia. Quantico opportunities include the Training, Operational Technology or Laboratory Divisions. Clarksburg offers opportunities at our Criminal Justice Information Services, Winchester offers opportunities at our Records Management Division, and Huntsville offers opportunities at our Terrorist Explosive Device Analytical Center (TEDAC).
Candidates who select Quantico, Clarksburg, Huntsville, or Winchester must have their own transportation to and from work, as no public transportation is available in these areas.
The Honors Internship Program is highly competitive. As such, FBI representatives select and interview the most qualified candidates based on academic achievements, area of study, life/work experiences, and the current needs of the FBI. Below is a more detailed timeline of the application process.
August 26th through October 14th, 2016: Applications for the Honors Internship Program: Graduate and Undergraduate opportunities open.
October 2016 through December 2016: Applicants are reviewed, selected and interviewed based on location choices, degrees, and current needs of the FBI.
December 2016: Conditional Job Offers are extended and candidates begin their FBI background investigations. For more information on the FBI background investigation, please visit our Employment Eligibility page.
Summer 2017: Internships begin (start dates may vary due to variations in the length of time of students’ background investigations).
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom was created by the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 to monitor the status of freedom of thought, conscience, and religion or belief abroad, as defined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and related international instruments, and to give independent policy recommendations to the President, Secretary of State, and Congress. The Commission is an equal opportunity employer.
USCIRF offers the following types of internships:
Policy: Legal Research
Policy: Regional Policy Analysis (Africa; East Asia; Europe and Central Asia; Middle East; South Asia)
General Information on USCIRF Internships
Currently enrolled students are eligible for internships with USCIRF.
All USCIRF internships are paid; course credit may be available.
USCIRF does not provide housing or moving expenses.
Internships can be full-time (40 hours a week) or part-time (20-30 hours a week) for a minimum of 8 weeks, but not to exceed 16 weeks.
General Eligibility Requirements(applicable to all USCIRF internships)
Currently enrolled undergraduates (sophomores, juniors and seniors) and graduate students (including JD and LLM candidates)
Minimum 2.5 GPA
Successful completion of a background check
Internships are available year-round, and applications are accepted on a rolling basis. However, given the number of applications received, the following are recommended application deadlines:
Fall Semester: September – December
Application Deadline: July 1
Spring Semester: January – April
Application Deadline: November 1
Summer Semester: May – August
Application Deadline: March 1
Cover letter explaining your qualifications and why you would you like to intern at USCIRF
3-5 page writing sample
2-3 letters of reference
E-mail, fax, or mail your application materials to:
United States Commission on International Religious Freedom
732 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite A714
Washington, DC 20401
Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is a non-partisan, independent, not-for-profit organisation registered in Berlin. Democracy Reporting International promotes the political participation of citizens, the accountability of state bodies and the development of democratic institutions world-wide. Democracy Reporting International is currently recruiting a communications intern for its Berlin headquarters to support DRI’s work in Asia (Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka). The intern will support the Asia Team in the areas of communications and project management/administration.
Contribute to writing and editing website stories and newsletter articles;
Support in drafting and scheduling content for social media channels;
Conduct image selection for the website and social media channels;
Assist in drafting and editing reports and briefing papers and translating documents;
Support in the recruitment and management of international experts including travel logistic
Support the organisation and its implementation of expert missions as well as workshops and DRI events in Berlin or in-country;
Assist in maintaining project files, databases and other resources;
Conduct research on current and political affairs in programme countries and the wider Asia region with a particular focus on elections, constitutions and human rights;
Other duties as required.
Academic background in law, political science, (South) Asian studies, journalism, public relations or related fields;
Experience in media/communications/social media
Previous office experience
Excellent oral and written English;
Proficiency in key computer applications, such as Microsoft Word and Excel;
Experience working with Content Management Systems (WordPress) is preferred;
Experience with photo and graphic editing software is an asset;
Knowledge of the Asian region, with a particular focus on Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Myanmar, is preferable;
Experience in project cycle management, communications, and research is an asset;
Student status; must be enrolled in university throughout the duration of the internship;
Working permit for Germany (if you are a foreign student).
The internship is full time, starting 1 October 2016 for a duration of three months. A monthly internship allowance of 400 € will be provided.
Please submit your application (**cover letter and CV**) to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Asia Intern 2016” as the subject heading and supporting documents in the following format: SURNAME_FIRSTNAME_DOCUMENTNAME. The deadline for applications is 20 August 2016. The position may be filled before the end of the deadline, so early applications are encouraged. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted .
White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Internship Program
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Washington, D.C. offers full-time internships during the spring, summer, and fall. The Initiative is responsible for the implementation of the President’s Executive Order 13515. Its purpose is to develop, monitor, and coordinate executive branch efforts to improve the quality of life of AAPIs through increased participation in federal programs.
Applicants for intern positions must be undergraduates or graduate students who are enrolled at least half-time. Ideally, the candidate will already be familiar with AAPI issues and have outstanding research, writing, communications, and computer skills. The application deadline is July 29, 2016.
On behalf of the American Public Health Association, I am thrilled to announce the call for applications for the 2017 APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government. This is the ninth year APHA is offering this fellowship, which has been described as an “amazing,” “phenomenal” and “life altering” experience by previous fellows.
Candidates must have strong public health credentials and be able to spend one year in Washington, D.C. The fellow will have the option of working in the House or Senate on legislative and policy issues such as creating healthy communities, improving health equity, addressing environmental health concerns, population health or the social determinants of health.
Training for the fellowship will begin in January 2017 so you must be able to move to the Washington, D.C., area in January. The fellowship provides a unique learning experience and demonstrates the value and need for basing policy on sound science. Throughout the year, the fellow will gain a practical knowledge of government and how the public policy process works.
The U.S. Department of State’s Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS) eInternship program is bigger and better than ever! This year, we have over 900 vacancies at 30 U.S. Government agencies. The 309 projects available this year can be found here. Students can apply between July 2 – 22 on USAJobs to their top three projects.
VSFS is a way for the American public and government employees to collaborate on projects of global importance. Selected applicants will contribute up to 10 hours per week from September 2016 through May 2017 working on projects from a U.S. Mission abroad or a domestic government office. As eInterns, students will play an important role in advancing the federal government’s reach in diplomacy, development, space, journalism, trade, environment, health, agriculture, technology, housing and other essential initiatives. Together, we can create a more effective, efficient, and smarter government that takes advantage of an engaged and participatory citizenry.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled in university level courses in the U.S. or abroad. Last year, we had students in programs ranging from undergraduate to PhD levels, both full and part-time, taking courses in person or online. A resume, transcript, and statement of interest are required as part of the application process. Interviews may be conducted in August. eInternships are unpaid and do not require a security clearance or travel.
The following agencies are participating in the 2016-17 VSFS program:
Agency for International Development (USAID)
Agriculture Department (USDA)
American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC)
Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)
Census Bureau (USCB)
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Commerce Department (DOC)
Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS)
Defense Health Agency (DHA)
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of State (STATE)
Education Department (DOE)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
General Services Administration (GSA)
Geological Survey (USGS)
Health and Human Services (HHS)
Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
National Library of Medicine (NLM)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
National Parks Service (NPS)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Peace Corps (PC)
Smithsonian Institution (SI)
Veterans Affairs Department (VA)
Visit our forums if you have any questions, or to search for topics of interest. The forums can be found under Connect on the careers.state.gov website. You can also search our FAQs for more information.
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