InterActionWashington, DC
Unpaid Internship

6 months ago


Job Title

GDPL Intern

Job Location

Washington, D.C.

Job Overview

The GDPL Intern position is offered by InterAction, a leading alliance of U.S.-based international development and humanitarian organizations. As an intern, you will support InterAction's Global Development, Policy, and Learning Team in their efforts to advocate for social justice and basic dignity. This internship provides valuable experience in global change and policy work.


  • Paid internship at D.C. minimum wage ($16.10 per hour)
  • Opportunity to receive class credits
  • Robust professional development program with workshops, trainings, and educational opportunities


As a GDPL Intern, you will:

  • Attend and summarize hearings, briefings, and events
  • Provide administrative support for meetings and briefings
  • Contribute to strategy development and advocacy outreach
  • Research and brief on legislative action
  • Update internal databases
  • Support specific workstreams, such as Food Security and Agriculture
  • Assist with other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree (or working towards one) in government, public policy, international relations, or a related field
  • Able to commit to at least 4 days a week of work (32 hours per week)
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Basic knowledge of legislative and election processes
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Interest in policy and the non-profit sector
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills

We're excited for you to apply!

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Political Science And Government18%

  • Economics8%

  • Public Policy Analysis6%

  • International Relations And National Security Studies5%

  • Law4%

  • 272 other majors57%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • US Congress
  • United States Senate
  • US Department Of State
  • Deloitte
  • US Department Of Justice
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Washington, DC | $5,379/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,303

  • Miscellaneous$983

  • Food$499

  • Utilities$302

  • Transportation$292


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