American University of Beirut

 Internship Program at IFI

​​​Are you a motivated university student interested in contributing to the fields of public policy and international affairs? Don't miss applying to the next cohort of IFI's internship program!​

The next program is the Fall internship session, which will be running from early September to Friday, December 1, 2023.  

​IFI accepts applications from undergraduate and graduate students at all levels. IFI's work is mostly in English and Arabic is an asset, but not a requirement. 

Deadlines for IFI's internship applications:

Spring 2023-2024 session
December 15, 2023
​Summer 2024 session
April 5, 2024
Fall 2024-2025 session
August 2​, 2024

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​​​​​​Interns can apply to the below IFI programs, initiatives, and units. Potential candidates are expected to make a decision regarding which IFI program(s) they are applying to in their application (see below for more information).

1. Climate Change and Environment Program

2. Refugee Research and Policy Program

3. Arab and International Affairs Program

4. Research Development Unit

5. Communications Unit

6. Finance and Budget Unit

7. Women, Peace, and Security Initiative

To apply, please send all of the following to 

1. CV/resume

2. Letter of purpose (stating the specific IFI program(s) you are applying to)

3. One recommendation letter (academic or professional)

Shortlisted candidates will be called in for an interview. Due to the high volume of applications received, candidates will be contacted only if shortlisted.

Before submitting their application, it is strongly recommended that all internship candidates read the documents carefully, for details on how to apply and what to expect out of the internship.

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