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Feb 9 / BARD CEP

British Embassy Summer 2014 Internship Opportunities-Washington DC.

Organization: British Embassy Washington DC

Position Title: British Embassy Summer 2014 Internship Opportunities

 Location: Washington DC.

Hours & Compensation: Unpaid. $100 month/travel stipend

Application Deadline: March 16, 2014


Internship Description:

The British Embassy’s Internship Program is designed to supplement undergraduate coursework in international affairs, government, public affairs, economics, US-UK relations human relations, or environmental studies, and overall understanding of British Government policies. The program allows students to work part-time in a fast-paced environment at the centre of this important trans-Atlantic relationship. Interns can work in any of several exciting departments within the Embassy Network, in order to further develop their own understanding of and interest in those areas.

This program offers internships for 15-25 hours per week during the fall and spring semesters, and up to 40 hours per week during the summer semester. These are unpaid internships, but the Embassy does provide a stipend of $100 per month for transportation costs.

We currently are recruiting for interns for summer 2014 semester.


In order to be eligible for an internship with the British Embassy, you must be a junior or a senior in an undergraduate program, or enrolled in a graduate program by the start date of your internship (least 60 credit hours of undergraduate coursework completed). Since this is an unpaid internship, students receiving college credit in exchange for their internships are preferred.

Under US State Department requirements, the Embassy may only employ, as non-diplomatic staff, persons who are US citizens, US Green Card holders or A or J1 Visa holders with Valid Work Authorization Document. If you hold a Visa other than an A or J1 Visa with Valid Work Authorization Document you are not currently eligible to work at the Embassy. All candidates will be subject to security clearances and background checks.

The Embassy offers exciting opportunities in the following departments:

  • Scottish Affairs Office
  • Crisis Management
  • British Council (Marketing & Communications)
  • Energy, Environment, and Resource Security (EERS)
  • Human Resources (Recruiting/Employee Relations)
  • Human Resources (Employee Benefits)
  • Communications
  • Digital Media
  • Political
  • Trade and Business Policy
  • Economics
  • UK Trade & Investment
  • Foreign Policy
  • Security Policy
How to apply:

Please submit a resume and cover letter by 16 March 2014 to Please identify on your cover letter whether you are currently eligible to work at the Embassy.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, we cannot guarantee the consideration of your application if the submission instructions are not properly followed.

The British Embassy is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, or other category protected by law.


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