Summer Internships

Fletcher students completed a total of 161 internships in 51 different countries during the Summer of 2014. 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, 38 students spent their summer engaged in language studies and pursuing summer course work both at Fletcher and at other universities.


All Sectors

   2010  2011  2012  2013  2014
 Nonprofit Sector
 41%  38%  37%  39%  40%
 Private Sector  27%  19%  24%  22%  26%
 Public Sector & Multilateral Organizations  32%  43%  39%  39%  34%
Nonprofit Sector: Summer internships

   2010  2011  2012  2013  2014
Nonprofit Sector  41%  38%  37%  40%  40%

Sample Nonprofit Sector Internships/Employers 2014

Access Development Services Jaipur India
Accion International Guatemala City Guatemala
Amnesty International USA New York City United States
Asia Foundation Beijing China
Monterey Institute of International Studies  Yangon Myanmar
Center for Gender and Refugee Studies  San Francisco  United States
Chatham House - Royal Institute for International Affairs London United Kindgom
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) New York United States
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Bentiu South Sudan
El Porvenir Ciudad Dario Nicaragua
Endeavor Johannesburg South Africa
Environmental Defense Fund  New York United States
Heart Capital Cape Town South Africa
Hudson Institute Washington United States
Human Asia Seoul Republic of Korea
Human Rights Watch New York United States
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) Tamale Ghana
Institute for Inclusive Security Washington United States
International Foundation for Electoral Systems Tunis Tunisia
International Rescue Committee (IRC) New York United States
International Strategy and Reconciliation Foundation  Paris France
John Snow, Inc. Islamabad Pakistan
Mercy Corps Abuja Nigeria
Never Again Rwanda Kigali Rwanda
Oxfam America Boston United States
Partners Healthcare Systems Boston United States
Partnership for Global Security  Washington United States
Save the Children International  Dhaka Bangladesh 
Search for Common Ground Monrovia Liberia
Syria Relief and Development Amman Jordan
The Advocacy Project Kathmandu Nepal
The Hague Institute for Global Justice The Hague The Netherlands
The Westerwelle Foundation Berlin Germany
The World Fish Center Dhaka Bangladesh
United States Institute for Peace  Washington United States

Private Sector: Summer internships

   2010  2011  2012  2013  2014
 Private Sector  27%  19%  24%  22%  26%

Sample Private Sector Internships/Organizations 2014

A.T. Kearney Shanghai China
African Entrepreneur Collective Kigali Rwanda
Albright Stonebridge Group  Washington United States
Alegna Global Partnerships Ltd. Abuja Nigeria
Baker Hughes Houston United States
Bayti Real Estate Investment Company Rawabi Palestine
Biogen Idec Inc. Cambridge United States
CargoMetrics Boston United States
Carl Zeiss AG  Stuttgart Germany
Climate Store Walpole United States
Converse Inc. North Andover United States
DaMina Advisors, LLP New York United States
DealerRater.com Boston United States
Deloitte Mumbai India
Development Innovations Phnom Penh Cambodia
Due West Education Beijing China
Emerging Markets Consulting Vientiane Lao, PDR
Ernst & Young Bangkok Thailand
FIT Uganda Kampala Uganda
General Electric Schenectady United States
GlaxoSmithKline Kigali Rwanda
Golden Rock Capital Yangon Myanmar
Hitachi Research Institute Tokyo Japan
Institute of the Environment Medford United States
Legatum Group Dubai UAE
Liquidnet NYC United States
MasterCard Purchase United States
Migrate  Amman Jordan 
NIKE, Inc. Beaverton United States
Nippon Koei Dakar Senegal
Olam International White Plains United States
Qorax Energy Hargeisa Somalia
Scholastic  New York City United States
UBS Hong Kong China
Ushahidi Nairobi Kenya

Public Sector & Multilateral Orgs: Summer internships

   2010  2011  2012  2013  2014
 Public Sector  32%  43%  39%  39%  34%

Sample Public Sector and Multilateral Organization Internships/Employers 2014

Arab Institute of Business Leaders Tunis Tunisia
International Finance Corporation (IFC) Washington United States
NATO Defense College (NDC) Rome Italy
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Paris France
UN  - UN Women New York United States
UN - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Geneva Switzerland
UN - Department of Peacekeeping Operations (UNDPKO) New York United States
UN - Development Program (UNDP) Kuwait Kuwait
UN - Economic and Social Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UNESCAP) Bangkok Thailand
UN - Office for High Commissioner for Refugees  (UNHCR) Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina
UN - Office for Project Services (UNOPS) Yangon Myanmar
UN - Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNCHR) Geneva Switzerland
UN - Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Cairo Egypt
UN - Relief and Work Agency (UNRWA) Amman Jordan
UN - Secretariat New York United States
World Bank Washington United States
Federal Reserve Bank of New York New York United States
National Economic and Development Authority Manila Philippines
New York Police Department - Intellegence Bureau New York United States
Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Washington United States
Reserve Bank of India Mumbai India
The Royal Thai Embassy Washington United States
U.S. Army War College  Carlisle United States
U.S. Department of Defense Washington United States
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Washington United States
U.S. Department of Labor Boston United States
U.S. Department of State Washington United States
U.S. Department of State Amsterdam The Netherlands
U.S. Department of State Tbilisi Georgia
U.S. Department of State Valletta Malta
U.S. Department of State Ouagadougou Burkina Faso
U.S. Department of State  Manila  Philippines
U.S. Department of the Treasury Washington United States
U.S. House of Representatives Washington United States
U.S. Naval War College Newport United States
U.S. Trade and Development Agency Washington United States
USAID Monrovia Liberia
USAID  Kampala Uganda

Internship Locations