2023 U.S. Department of State Foreign National Student Intern Program.
Are you a non-U.S. citizen student looking for an opportunity to gain valuable experience and insight into the inner workings of a U.S. embassy? The U.S. Department of State’s Foreign National Student Intern Program could be the perfect fit for you!
As an intern, you will have the chance to work on a variety of tasks and projects that will help you develop valuable skills and knowledge. You’ll be able to work alongside professionals and learn from them while also contributing to the U.S. Mission in Canada.
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To be eligible for this program, you must be a non-U.S. citizen currently studying in Canada and possess a valid work and study permit. You must also have graduated from high school, be enrolled in a recognized educational institution at least half-time, be at least 18 years old, and be in good academic standing. In addition, you will need to pass a medical exam and a U.S. non-sensitive security clearance.
Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to grow both personally and professionally. If you meet the eligibility requirements and are interested in applying, be sure to submit an application, resume, statement of interest, written permission from your school, and a certified transcript before the closing date on the vacancy announcement.
Types of Assignments for the Student Interns
Interns can be assigned duties that may include research, economic and political report writing, correspondence, information systems, analysis of international issues, visa/consular work, administrative duties, budget, fiscal and personnel management and temporary special projects.
Students Applying for Intern Positions
To be eligible for consideration for an Intern position, students must submit documentation prior to the closing date on the Vacancy Announcement:
- Application for Foreign National Student Intern program (491KB PDF);
- Statement of Interest Form (26KB PDF), which includes the student’s objectives and motivations in seeking an internship and how their academic courses and other experience related to the Mission goals/office needs;
- Written permission from their school; and
- Certified transcript to verify that the student is in good standing.
Length and hours of the internship varies. Work schedules are at the discretion of the Supervisor.
Internships for Canadian Citizens & Permanent Residents
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