Internships

Are you passionate about making a difference in the Americas? At Partners, you will have the opportunity to make a real impact. We offer a rich work experience in a professional and supportive environment, where interns play a critical role in our success. The leaders of tomorrow have to start today, and our internships can provide you with the skills, connections and work experience needed to stand out in the global job market. 

Why Partners?

  • 50-year track record
  • Over 30+ interns hired as full-time staff or consultants
  • 300 interns since 2007
  • Global network of international development experts and grassroots community leaders

Open Positions

Youth Engagement Intern

As an intern for the Youth Engagement unit, you will support tasks leading up to the implementation of YE programs including planning and design, and will support the day to day activities required to execute the promotion and selection, orientation, travel and follow-up phases of the programs taking place in the "sending" country, Washington, DC, and a "host" US state/Latin American country. Interns may also support other youth related initiatives. 

Resource Development and Sponsorship Intern

Partners of the Americas seeks a self-motivated and knowledgeable intern to provide support to the Membership Unit in the area of resource development/ sponsorship.  The Partners of the Americas network consists of Chapters, individuals, organizations, and higher education institutions that build lasting partnerships to serve and change lives in our local and hemispheric-wide communities. The network is growing rapidly and is continuously seeking to build strong relationships with the private sector. As an intern in this department, you will have the opportunity to seek new foundation and corporate funding partners that will ensure the growth and sustainability of our programs.

Program Development Internship 

Partners of the Americas seeks a self- motivated and dedicated intern to provide integral support to its Program Development (PD) unit.  The PD unit works with Partners staff and network of chapters, organizations, and institutions throughout the Western Hemisphere to identify and respond to funding opportunities around a broad array of technical, thematic, and development issues.

Higher Education/Study Abroad Program Intern

Partners of the Americas seeks a passionate and knowledgeable intern to support its higher education programs focused on study abroad. The 100,000 Strong in the Americas and Capacity Building Grants for U.S. Study Abroad are programs that aim to help higher education institutions (HEIs) create and/or expand their capacity for study abroad programming. Through grant competitions, both programs help HEIs develop partnerships that make international study more broadly available to all students.

Higher Education/Study Abroad Communications Intern

Partners of the Americas seeks a passionate and knowledgeable Communications Intern to support its higher education programs focused on study abroad. The 100,000 Strong in the Americas and Capacity Building Grants for U.S. Study Abroad are programs that aim to help higher education institutions (HEIs) create and/or expand their capacity for study abroad programming. Through grant competitions, both programs help HEIs develop partnerships that make international study more broadly available to all students.

Communications and Membership Unit, Event Planning Intern

Partners of the Americas seeks a self-motivated and knowledgeable Event Planning Intern in our Communications and Membership unit.  The Event Planning intern will have the opportunity to assist with the planning, organizing, and marketing of key events happening in 2017. Partners’ events bring together hundreds of participants from the government, non-profit and private sectors and from all the countries of the Americas. This is a great opportunity for interns seeking hands-on experience.

Communications and Membership Unit, Membership & Development Intern

Partners of the Americas seeks a self-motivated, creative, and knowledgeable intern to provide support to our growing membership network by developing new processes, tools, and resources that help the network connect internationally and execute effective development projects.  The Partners of the Americas network consists of volunteer Chapters, individuals, organizations, and higher education institutions that build lasting partnerships to serve and change lives in our local and hemispheric-wide communities.

Finance and Administration Intern

Partners of the Americas seeks a detail -oriented and dedicated intern to provide integral support to its Finance and Administration (F&A) unit. F&A oversees all of the financial, administrative and HR functions for Partners of the Americas, domestically and overseas. This is a unique learning experience for those studying finance or accounting to expand their skills in the non-profit sector.

Please note: Our positions are filled on a rolling basis, and only finalists will be contacted. Please, no phone calls!