Summer Internships

Fletcher students completed a total of 165 internships in 52 different countries during the Summer of 2015. Students found their internship opportunities through a variety of sources including organizations invited by the OCS to recruit interns, Fletcher Career Central (OCS’ online job and internship search database) as well as through formal and informal networking opportunities. Fletcher's alumni continue to be an invaluable source and resource for internships. In addition to the students who did internships, 25 students spent their summer engaged in language studies and pursuing summer course work both at Fletcher and at other universities.

All Sectors
Graphic All Sectors
   2011  2012  2013  2014  2015
 Nonprofit Sector
 38%  37%  39%  40%  42%
 Private Sector  19%  24%  22%  26%  24%
 Public Sector & Multilateral Organizations  43%  39%  39%  34%  34%
Nonprofit Sector: Summer internships

   2011  2012  2013  2014  2015
Nonprofit Sector  38%  37%  40%  40%  42%

Sample Nonprofit Sector Internships/Employers 2015

Accion Bangalore India
African Entrepreneur Collective (AEC) Kigali Rwanda
African Institute for Energy Governance Kampala Uganda
Asia Society New York United States
Ayuda en Acción Quito Ecuador
Carnegie-Tsinghua Center  Beijing China
Catholic Relief Services Washington United States
Center for Civilians in Conflict Washington United States
Center for the Democratic Development Ghana Accra Ghana
Centre for Policy Alternatives Colombo Sri Lanka
China Foundation Center Beijing China
Chinese Urgent Action Working Group Bangkok Thailand
Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) Nairobi Kenya
Collateral Repair Project Amman Jordan
Corporación la Esperanza Santiago Chile
Danish Refugee Council Sanliurfa Turkey
Egyptian Internship for Personal Rights Cairo Egypt
Fundación Ideas para la Paz Bogotá Colombia
Gatina Youth and Empowerment Program Nairobi Kenya
Greater Boston Legal Services Boston United States
Growald Family Fund Brookline United States
Human Rights Watch  Washington United States
InterAction Washington United States
International Commission of Jurists Bangkok  Thailand
International Crisis Group Beijing China
International Institute for Counter-Terrorism Herzliya Israel
International Justice Mission Washington United States
International Rescue Committee Erbil Iraq
Konrad Adenauer Foundation Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Manos de Madres Rwanda Kigali Rwanda
Mayday Rescue Istanbul Turkey
Mercy Corps Bamako Mali
Project Concern International (PCI) Patna India
Resonate  Kigali Rwanda
Save the Children International Washington United States
Scott Wilson Nepal Kathmandu Nepal
Search for Common Ground Yangon Myanmar
The Asia Foundation Dili Timor-Leste
The Climate Group  New York United States
The Global Impact Investing Network New York United States
World Wildlife Fund Washington United States

Private Sector: Summer internships

   2011  2012  2013  2014  2015
 Private Sector  19%  24%  22%  26%  24%

Sample Private Sector Internships/Organizations 2015

AIG Japan Holdings Tokyo Japan
Allison+Partners San Francisco United States
Bank of America Charlotte United States
Black Rhino Group Dakar / Johannesburg Senegal / South Africa
BlueWave Capital Boston United States
Chatham LLC Minneapolis United States
Citi New York United States
Clarus Law Associates New Delhi India
Concur Inc Berkeley United States
Dalberg Global Development Advisors Geneva Switzerland 
Developing World Markets Stamford United States
Economena Analytics Beirut Lebanon
Emzingo Group Llc Johannesburg  South Africa
Ernst and Young Chicago United States
Gap Inc. San Francisco United States
I-DEV International Lima Peru
International Development Group Arlington United States
Investors Collaborative (a VC fund based in Boston) Boston United States
JNK Securities New York United States
Kaymu Tanzania, Africa Internet Group Dar es Salaam Tanzania
Liberty Mutual Insurance Boston United States
Microcapital Monitor Remote South Africa
MicroVest Capital Management Bethesda United States
Myanmar Business Development Consulting Yangon Myanmar
Nathan Associates Washington United States
Rawabi Ramallah Palestine
Scholastic New York United States
Senior Marketing System Asia PTE. LTD. Singapore Singapore
The Awethu Project Johannesburg South Africa
The Coca-Cola Company Atlanta United States
The Faire Collection Otavalo Ecuador
The Scowcroft Group Washington United States
Timshel Chicago United States
WAVE Equity Partners Boston United States
Webydo System Tel Aviv Israel

Public Sector & Multilateral Orgs: Summer internships

   2011  2012  2013  2014  2015
 Public Sector  43%  39%  39%  34%  34%

Sample Public Sector and Multilateral Organization Internships/Employers 2015

Center for Complex Operations (CCO), National Defense University Washington United States
Congressional Research Service - Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade (FDT) Section Washington United States
Daniel K. Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies Honolulu United States
European Parliament Liaison Office with US Congress  (EPLO) Washington United States
Government Accountability Office (GAO) - Homeland Security & Justice Washington United States
International Trade Administration - Office of China and Mongolia Washington United States
Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Washington United States
U.S. Department of Defense - Office of the Secretary of Defense, Policy Washington United States
U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Energy Resources Washington United States
U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Political Military Affairs, Office of Regional Security and Arms Transfers Washington United States
U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations Washington United States
U.S. Department of State - Bureau of International Organizations in the Office of UN Political Affairs Washington United States
U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Washington United States
U.S. Department of Treasury - Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Vienna United States
U.S. Trade and Development Agency  Arlington  United States
US Department of Defense - Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy - Middle East Office Washington United States
USAID - Legislative and Public Affairs Washington United States
U.S. Department of State - Economic Section of the Hanoi, Vietnam Embassy Hanoi Vietnam
Delegation of the European Union to the United States Washington United States
European Parliament/European People's Party (EPP) Brussels Belgium
International Finance Corporation Washington United States
NATO Defense College Rome Italy
UN Women - Monitoring and Evaluation Santo Domingo Dominican Republic
United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA) - Gender Kyiv Ukraine
United Nations - Public Affairs Section of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations and Field Services New York United States
United Nations - Office for Sustainable Development Incheon South Korea
United Nations Action for Cooperation Against Trafficking in Persons (UN-ACT)  Bangkok Thailand
United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations New York United States
United Nations Development Program - Kosovo Pristina Kosovo
United Nations International Labour Organization Cairo Egypt
United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Geneva Switzerland
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Jerusalem Israel
United Nations Relief and Works Organization (UNRWA) Amman Jordan
United Nations, DGACM/GAAB New York United States
World Bank Washington United States
World Health Organization Geneva Switzerland
World Trade Organization Geneva Switzerland

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