Summer Internships, Organization for American States – Washington DC or abroad

The Organization of American States is the world’s oldest regional organization, dating back to the First International Conference of American States, held in Washington, D.C., from October 1889 to April 1890. That meeting approved the establishment of the International Union of American Republics, and the stage was set for the weaving of a web of provisions and institutions that came to be known as the inter-American system, the oldest international institutional system.

We offer you a unique opportunity to acquire experience in different areas of expertise, in an international and multicultural environment enhancing your networking possibilities. In addition, you will have the chance to acquire significant knowledge of the Organization of American States (OAS), its mission, pillars, structure and projects in the hemisphere.

The Organization of American States (OAS) is the main political forum of the Region that promotes and supports Democracy, Human Rights, Multi-dimensional Security and Integral Development in the Americas. The OAS seeks to prevent conflicts and to bring political stability, social inclusion and prosperity to the region through dialogue and collective actions.


  • GPA of at least 3.0 out of 4.0 in the American scale or equivalent. This means to be in the 25% top of the class.
  • Students at the undergraduate and graduate level as well as young professionals can apply. However, undergraduate students must be completing their second year of studies.
  • Be proficient in two of the four languages of the Organization (Spanish, English, French and Portuguese).

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