Department Of State Internship Program
Summer term internships - TBA
Fall semester internships -
Spring semester internships - TBA
Important Notes: (FOR UIC STUDENTS ONLY) You may contact the UIC Ambassador-in-Residence if you would like to discuss State Department internships. Please contact the Office of International Affairs for more information.
Although not required, OSSP will assist UIC students with the State Department internship application.
must be a U.S. citizen, and a full- or part-time continuing
college or university junior, senior, or graduate student.
Applicants should be in good academic standing at an accredited
institution. For overseas assignments, applicants must present
evidence of medical insurance coverage. All students must be
available to begin their internship within the appropriate
internships with the U.S. Department of State provide an opportunity
to gain an inside perspective on different types of positions
and responsibilities available in foreign affairs. The State
Department is looking for students with a broad range of majors,
such as business or public administration, social work, economics,
information management, journalism, and the biological and
physical and engineering sciences, as well as those majors
more traditionally identified with international affairs. Intern
duties and responsibilities may vary according to post or office
of assignment. Some students will work in Washington, DC, and
others have the opportunity to work at an embassy overseas.
Positions are both paid and unpaid.
applications to: please see website listed above;
do not send to the Office of Special Scholarship Programs