Upcoming Public Policy Deadlines for 2Ls & 3Ls (Aug. 26, 2016)

For more information about the positions below, please visit the 2015-16 Public Policy Handbook  online. For programs with “Rolling Deadlines,” please review applications and apply early as these positions are filled on an ongoing basis. Internships may be eligible for course credit. Visit the Experiential Learning: Internships page online to learn more.

If you would like to have your application materials reviewed, please contact Denyse Demel, Government Career Counselor, at ddemel@law.utexas.edu.


  • National Academies (Washington, DC) – Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program (Paid, Deadline Sept. 4, 2016)
  • American Planning Association (Work from Home) – 2016-2017 Daniel J. Curtin, Jr. Fellowship Planning and Law Division (Paid, Deadline Sept. 15, 2016)

Internships (Academic Year)

  • Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (DC & International) – Global Intern Program 2016-17 (Unpaid, Deadline Sept. 9, 2016) NEW

Internships (Fall)

  • Institute for Women’s Policy Research (Washington, DC) – Research Internships (Unpaid, Deadline Aug. 26, 2016)
  • Bipartisan Policy Center (Washington, DC) – Internship Program (Paid & Unpaid, Deadline Aug. 27, 2016)
  • Center for Science in the Public Interest (Washington, DC) – Public Interest Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline End of Aug.)
  • National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care (Washington, DC) – Public Policy Internship (Paid, Deadline Aug. 31, 2016) NEW
  • Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance (Richmond) – Development, Communications and Policy Team Internship (Paid, Deadline Aug. 31, 2016) NEW
  • Waterkeeper Alliance (New York) – Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline Aug. 31, 2016) NEW
  • Clean Air Coalition (Buffalo, NY) – Political Education and Research Project Internship (Unpaid, Deadline Sept. 1, 2016) NEW
  • National Center for Policy Analysis (Dallas) – Public Policy Internship & Junior Fellowship Program (Unpaid, Deadline Sept. 1, 2016)
  • American Hellenic Institute (Washington, DC) – AHI College Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline Sept. 15, 2016)
  • Brennan Center for Justice – New York University School of Law (DC & New York) – Legal Internships (Unpaid, Deadline Sept. 15, 2016)
  • National Center for Policy Analysis (Dallas) – Public Policy Internship & Junior Fellowship Program (Unpaid, Deadline Sept. 1, 2016)
  • Sierra Club (Washington, DC) – Internships DC Legislative Office (Unpaid, Deadline Sept. 16, 2016)

Internships (Spring)

  • Food and Drug Administration, U.S. (Washington, DC) – Internship Program Office of Policy (Unpaid, Deadline Aug. 31, 2016)

Internships (Summer)

  • Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law (Washington, DC) – Legal Internships (Unpaid, Deadline Sept. 1, 2016)
  • Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations (Washington, DC) – Washington Delegation Internships (Paid, Deadline Sept. 15, 2016