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Fletcher launches remarkable careers across sectors: private, public, non-profit, and international organizations. The Office of Career Services is available to help students, alumni and employers find the right fit for success.

Summer Internships by sector stats
  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Public 20.5% 21.0% 21.7% 25.0% 31.9% 30.1% 16.0%
Private 26.1% 23.6% 23.9% 22.1% 13.9% 16.0% 20.8%
Non-Profit 39.8% 42.4% 45.5% 37.9% 39.2% 41.1% 50.9%
Int'l Organizations 13.7% 12.1% 10.9% 15.0% 15.1% 12.9% 12.3%

Fletcher students completed a total of 106 internships in 22 different countries during the Summer of 2020. Students found their internship opportunities through a variety of sources including organizations invited by the OCS to recruit interns, Fletcher CORE (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, several students spent their summer engaged in language studies and pursuing summer course work both at Fletcher and at other universities.

Summer 2020 Internships by Sector

Public Sector
Organization City State Country
Foreign Government
Central Bank of Armenia (Remote) (Remote) (Remote)
Guodong Telecommunication Group Nanchang Jiangxi China
Mexican Embassy to the United States Washington DC United States
US Government
Department of the Treasury Washington DC United States
US Army War College Carlisle PA United States
US Army War College Arrington TN United States
US State Department Washington DC United States
US State Department Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi UAE
USAID  Washington DC United States
US State/Local Government
Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu's Office Boston MA United States
Boston City Council Boston MA United States
Katherine Walsh for NY State Assembly Brooklyn (Remote) NY United States
Massachusetts State Government Boston MA United States
New York City Cyber Command New York City NY United States
Texas State Senate Austin TX United States
Private Sector
Organization City State Country
Greentown Labs Somerville MA United States 
Santander Bank Boston MA United States 
TCW Group Los Angeles CA United States 
Mining Industry
Centerra Gold (Remote) (Remote) (Remote)
DAI Bethesda MD United States 
DAI Washington DC United States 
DAI Global Bethesda MD United States
FutureMap Medford MA United States
Impact Investment Exchange (IIX), Singapore Singapore Singapore Singapore
Indian National Congress Lucknow Uttar Pradesh India
Longview Global Advisors Boston MA United States
Masawa Fund (Remote) (Remote) United States
Mercato Metropolitano Somerville MA United States
Mercato Metropolitano (Remote) (Remote) (Remote)
Promethos Capital Boston MA United States
Sustainable Agriculture for All (Remote) (Remote) (Remote)
Tractus Shanghai Shanghai China
Verno Capital Moscow Moscow Russia
WPA, Inc. Cambridge MA United States
Non-Profit Sector
Organization City State Country
Conflict Resolution
Search for Common Ground Washington DC United States
Contracting Partner
Strategic Capacity Group (remote internship) Medford MA United States
Resilient Communities Tameslouht (Remote) Marrakesh-Safi Morocco
Environmental impact and global disclosure system
CDP New York City (Remote) NY United States
Impact Investing, Inclusive Business & Social Enterprise
eGovernments Foundation New Delhi Delhi India
GreenLight Fund Boston MA United States
Labor Rights Strategy Hub
Global Labor Justice Washington DC United States
Research/Think Tank
Corruption, Justice, and Legitimacy Program Medford MA United States
Danish Refugee Council Dakar West Africa Senegal
International Human Rights Clinic, Harvard Law School Pittsburgh PA United States
New America Washington DC United States
New Markets Lab Washington DC United States
Social/Charitable Organization
Search for Common Ground (Remote) (Remote) (Remote)
Advocacy Project Somerville (Remote) MA United States
Asia Foundation Seoul N/A South Korea
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs New York NY United States
Catholic Relief Services Atlanta GA United States
Child Welfare League of America Washington DC United States
Climate Policy Lab      
Climate Policy Lab       
Clinton Global Initiative University 2020 Philadelphia PA United States
Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (Remote) (Remote) (Remote)
COVID-19 Today Seattle WA United States
EconoFact Medford MA United States
Forum for Development, Culture, and Dialogue Beirut Beirut Lebanon
Foundation of the International Charlemagne Prize of Aachen Aachen NRW Germany
Fund for Peace Remote Remote United States
Global Labor Justice  (Remote) (Remote) (Remote)
Global Policy Insights  (Remote) (Remote) (Remote)
Gorkha Foundation Vancouver WA United States
Hudson Institute Washington DC United States
Institute for Global Maritime Studies New Bedford MA United States
Institute for the Study of War Washington DC United States
International Crisis Group Washington DC United States
Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall Los Angeles CA United States
MEBAR Bissau Bissau Guinea-Bissau
MIT D Lab Cambridge MA United States
Parichay Guwahati Assam India
Peace First Somerville MA United States
PeaceWorks Foundation/One Voice Movement New York NY United States
Project N95 Duxbury MA United States
Project N95 (Remote) (Remote) (Remote)
ProjectN95 Somerville MA United States
Ranking Digital Rights (New America) Washington DC United States
Refugees in Town (Remote) (Remote) (Remote)
Refugees in Town (Remote) (Remote) (Remote)
Save the Children Cambridge MA United States
Search For Common Ground Washington DC United States
The American Red Cross (Remote) (Remote) (Remote)
The International Rescue Committee Silver Spring MD United States
United Nations Association of Greater Boston  Boston  MA United States
Upland Advisors Somerville (Remote) MA United States
Vote Solar Oakland CA United States
Women’s World Banking      
World In Tohoku Arlington MA United States
International Organizations Sector
Organization City State Country
Better Work Geneva (Remote)   Switzerland
Child Rights Center (UNICEF at Chanakya National Law University) Patna Bihar India
International Organisation for Migration (IOM) - the UN Migration Agency Washington DC United States
International Telecommunication Union Geneva (Remote) Canton of Geneva Swtizerland
Legal Vice Presidency - World Bank Group (Remote) (Remote) (Remote)
OSCE Pittsburgh PA United States
UNESCAP Bankok Remote Thailand
United Nations New York City NY United States
Asian Development Bank Manila Manila Philippines
UNESCAP Bangkok NA Thailand
Convention Against Torture Initiative  Somerville  MA United States
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Santiago Santiago Metropolitan Region Chile
Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre Lowell MA United States
Search for Common Ground Washington DC United States