Summer Internship, Public Policy and International Affairs Program (Remote)


The PPIA (Public Policy & International Affairs) Program seeks interns to support the organization. PPIA is a national nonprofit that prepares undergraduate students from underrepresented communities for an advanced degree in public policy and international affairs and ultimately for careers and influential roles serving the public good. Learn more about PPIA’s work here:

Internships are available in the following areas:

  • Communications and Social Media
  • Podcast Development
  • Data Analysis
  • Virtual Events

What you do for PPIA:

  • Support the PPIA website, social media, video, audio, print, and other content to promote PPIA and its events to students, alumni, consortium members, and donors
  • Publicize PPIA events to target audiences in around the country across all social media platforms and email
  • Create student and alumni profiles for PPIA’s website, marketing, and podcast materials to tell the story of what can be done with an advanced degree in public policy or international affairs
  • Evaluate program application data and create a recruitment plan for future cycles

Additional projects may include:

  • Promote PPIA, its programs, and its members to the public sector and related industries (think tanks, academic institutions, government agencies, nonprofits, etc.)
  • Identify prospective members and affiliates for the PPIA Graduate School Consortium and 18th Annual Public Service Expo
  • Identify and promote PPIA Graduate School Consortium members’ relevant events to alumni and students


  • Status as a current undergraduate, graduate student, or recent graduate.
  • Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication skills in English. Additional language skills are a plus.
  • Experience with Canva, WordPress, Constant Contact, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and social media scheduling tools (ex: Hootsuite).
  • Familiarity with graphic design, branding, website administration, CRM tools, digital marketing analytics, photography, video production preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and work remotely with minimal supervision required.
  • Highly organized and efficient, able to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in multicultural, multi-lingual, and multi-racial settings.
  • A commitment to PPIA’s mission.


Please complete this form:

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Priority Deadline: May 26, 2020

Final Deadline: June 1, 2020

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