Academic Credit The Edmund S. Muskie Internship Program

  • General Website: External
  • Program Website: External
  • Hosting Service Unit: Open World Leadership Center
  • Program Contact: External
  • Interests/Areas of Study: Professional career development; Eurasian intergovernmental relationships, collaboration and innovation; promoting democratization and market economies (read more below)
  • Citizenship: Visa Holder
  • Application Period: Ongoing
  • Application Notes: See program website above for further information on application process and/or email the program contact for further information on application process.
  • Compensation: Costs to participate in the program are covered by the grant, and participants will receive a stipend to cover living expenses in the cities in which their host internship takes place. Note: Additional benefits such as comped to/from travel, lodging, meals and program activities expenses
  • Academic Credit: The Open World Leadership Center does not provide academic credit, but you may arrange with your school in advance to receive credit.
  • Available Benefits: LC Internal Discounts
  • Program Duration: Short-term. 3 months
  • Qualifications: Currently Enrolled Students (Graduate)
  • Frequently Asked Questions

The Edmund S. Muskie Internship Program invites participants to: Create relationships that support professional and personal development, stimulate creativity, challenge ideas, and lead to positive innovations; Experience different approaches used in the private, public and non-profit sectors in the U.S. and learn how different U.S. government agencies, NGOs, and businesses work together to address new trends, challenges, and common issues in support of American policy; Become a cultural ambassador promoting and encouraging mutual understanding between the U.S. and Eurasia; Learn how to advocate for issues that help to foster democratization, transition to market economies, and the establishment of a strong civil society.