The Carter Center International Internship Program 2014

Deadline: Varies

Candidates from across the world are invited to apply for the 2014 Carter Center Internship Program. The goal of the Internship Program is to develop an informed and skilled work force committed to advancing peace and health worldwide. The Carter Center Internship Program provides interns with a rewarding complement to classroom experience. All internships are based in Atlanta, Ga. Occasionally, opportunities arise for interns to travel with staff on Center-related trips.

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.

Program Areas

  • Peace Programs
  • Health Programs
  • Operations

Eligibility and Qualification

In order to be eligible to apply as an intern, applicants must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Undergraduate Students: Candidates who have completed at least two years of study by the start of the internship. For example, qualified candidates within the United States will have a minimum of 60 credit hours earned toward their bachelor’s degree.
  • Recent Undergraduates: Candidates who have completed an undergraduate degree within 24 months of the internship start date.
  • Graduate Students: Qualified applicants must be currently enrolled in, but not yet graduated from, a master’s-level program.
  • Recent Graduates: Candidates who have completed a graduate degree within 24 months of the internship start date.

*There are no age restrictions or citizenship requirements for interns or graduate assistants.

Application Details

FALL (late August – early December)
Deadline: June 15

SPRING (mid-January – early May)
Deadline: Oct. 15

SUMMER (mid-May – mid-August)
Deadline: March 1

Please see Program Highlights and FAQ’s for more information regarding the internship program.

NOTE: The Center does not offer stipends; however, there is some need-based financial assistance available for candidates who are selected*.  Instructions for applying are provided in the appointment letter to successful candidates.

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