Rutgers Distinguished Fellowships

Distinguished Fellowships website

Check database and meet with officer to seek fellowships/funding for international internships and study abroad.

The United Nations

Internship programme

  • Seniors, Recent Graduate, and Graduate Students
  • Paid and Unpaid
  • New York and global
  • Various organizations - Development Program UNDP, Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issus UNPFII, Children’s Fund UNICEF, Refugee Program UNHCR, Environment Program UNEP, etc.

Washington Office on Latin America (WoLA)

WOLA’s Sally Yudelman Internship Program

  • Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Social justice. advocating for human rights in Latin America.

Organization of American States (OAS)

Internships at the OAS

  • unpaid
  • Washington, D.C., member states
  • Juniors/Seniors
  • Fundraising, Communications, Foreign Policy

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

UNESCO Internship Programme

  • unpaid

Interamerican Development Bank

Center for Economic and Social Justice (CESJ) Internships and Fellowships

  • unpaid

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Internship and Practicum Program (part of World Health Organization WHO)

PAHO Internship and Practicum Program

  • Unpaid but includes health insurance
  • Washington, D.C. and overseas

Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch Internship/Volunteer Opportunities

  • New York and International
  • Development, LGBT, children’s rights etc.

World Learning Visitor Exchange Program

Interns work on design, implementation, and monitoring of programs for participants from more than 140 countries visiting the U.S. under grants from the U.S. Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program and Office of Citizen Exchanges.

World Learning Internship Opportunities

  • National/international
  • Various -see website for current opportunities

National Organizations for Applied and Practicing Anthropology

National Association of the Practice of Anthropology (NAPA) - A unit of the American Anthropological Association

National Association of the Practice of Anthropology website

NAPA provides a Mentor program for student anthropologists seeking practical advice on their next career steps. The "Students pag (tab at the top of the site's homepage) has links to both internship and field study opportunities.

Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA)

Society for Applied Anthropology website

SfAA "promotes the integration of anthropological perspectives and methods in solving human problems throughout the world" The SfAA website's "Student" section includes a Student Web Forum with information on internships and field study schools, resources available to attend conferences, grants and fellowships, and ongoing discussions of issues in applied anthropology.