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Internship at the Delegation of the European Union to the USA, Washington, DC. Deadline: 15 May 2011


The Delegation of the European Union to the USA offers a variety of internship positions at its office in Washington, DC. READ/DOWLOAD OUR INTERNSHIP BROCHURE. The New York Delegation, too, offers internship positions. Please contact that Delegation directly for more information on opportunities there. (For information on EU internships in Europe, click here.)

Internships are intended to provide college and university students and recent graduates with the opportunity to acquire considerable knowledge of the European Union, its institutions, activities, laws, and relations with the US. Internship applicants may be of any nationality.
Internships at the Washington Delegation are offered exclusively on a VOLUNTEER (unpaid) basis. Preference is given to candidates available on a FULL TIME basis, i.e., 35-40 hours per week, Monday through Friday.
Internships are offered three times a year in keeping with the "semester calendar" from: September through December (Fall semester); January through May (Spring semester); June through August (Summer session).
Internship Application Deadlines are as follows:

Fall Semester: May 15
Spring Semester: September 15
Summer Session: February 15
All applicants will receive a response.
Applications must contain a RÉSUMÉ, a RECENT ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPT, an APPLICATION FORM, a COVER LETTER indicating the reasons for pursuing an internship with the European Union, and a LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION from a current or former professor.
Applicants may not have already benefited from previous internships, in-service training, or employment (paid or unpaid) with any of the EU institutions or bodies for more than six weeks.
Applicants who are selected for the program will need to provide proof of comprehensive medical and accident insurance valid in the USA during their internship.
Applications for internships at the Washington Delegation should be sent to the INTERN COORDINATOR:
By fax: 202-429-1766
OR
By e-mail: delegation-usa-internships@eeas.europa.eu
OR
By surface mail:
Internship Coordinator
Delegation of the European Union to the USA
2175 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037.