The Carter Center Internship Program for International Students

Deadline: June 15, October 15

For more than 20 years, the Carter Center Internship Program has provided more than 2,500 interns with a rewarding complement to classroom experience, enhancing participants' educations and careers in the field of public service. Carter Center interns come from around the world and make vital contributions to the Center's work. In turn, the Center provides a substantive learning experience that serves as a basis for interns to explore their career options and to attain professional skills.

The goal of the Internship Program is to develop an informed and skilled work force committed to advancing peace and health worldwide.

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To complete the online application, be prepared to provide the following:

  • A 100-word autobiography.
  • A short 200-250-word essay stating your objectives and expectations of a Carter Center internship and how they relate to your goals.
  • Your resume, to be uploaded as a Microsoft Word document or PDF.
  • A short pertinent writing sample, preferably an academic paper five pages or less in length, to be uploaded as a Microsoft Word document or PDF. This can be a paper that you have previously written for your academic coursework.
  • The names, titles, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of two people who will write letters of recommendation on your behalf. 

The following materials must be submitted by mail:

  • Official transcripts in sealed envelopes.

Transcripts must be postmarked by the application deadline and sent to the address below:

Educational Programs
The Carter Center
One Copenhill
453 Freedom Parkway
Atlanta, Ga. 30307

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