MAIA is committed to assisting students and graduates of the Master of Arts (MA) in International Administration with their internship, job searches and professional development needs.  Please check back with us periodically for updates.


Students who are not residents of the United States and have an F1 visa that allows them to attend the University must complete a full academic year ( fall and Spring )before participating in an internship program if the program provides them with salary benefits or other compensation. Note that completion of the intern ship program is required for graduation in the MAIA program.

Leadership Development Programs - Your Internship Starting Point

For leadership development program opportunities with either the government or a multinational coorporation please click on link below.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity!

Open Listing

South Florida Corporations - MNC Internships

For a complete listing of South Florida’s largest corporations offering internship opportunities click on link below. 

South Florida Link

MAIA Past Internship Site Listing

Are you stuck on where to go for your practicum?  Click on the link below to see where some of our MAIA alum successfully interned.

Practicum Idea Link

Internships/Job Opportunities General Listing

Energy Policy Internship
Semester Internship: American Diabetes Association
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County
AED- Washington Internships
Clinton Global Initiative (CGI)
Columbus Council on World Affairs (CCWA)
Grants & Fund-raising Internship: American Red Cross
Cross Cultural Solutions
American Red Cross-Greater Miami & the Keys Chapter
Battelle: The Business of Innovation
British Consulate General: Miami Internship
The Carter Center
CIA Analytical Careers
City Year Miami
Conservancy of Southwest Florida
Cross-Cultural Solutions/Communications Manager
Current Jobs International
Hispanic Unity of Florida - Case Manager/Career Coach Position
Hispanic Unity of Florida - Employer Relations Specialist
Democratic National Committee
Early Development of Global Education Charitable Foundation
House Vacancy Announcement and Placement Service (HVAPS)
Emmaus Medical Mission: Guatemala
Feeding America
Fleishman-Hillard Inc.
Florida Center for Survivors of Torture
Foreign Policy Association
Hudson Institute’s Development Office
National Conference of State Legislatures
Certified Green Partners: Internship in Sustainable Development
Kaufman Center
Kopali Organics
Island Dolphin Care- Marine Education Internships
MBFI 2011 Volunteer Opportunities
Leading Innovation in Government
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)
NFTE Senior Program Director Position
The National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC)
Pan American Development Foundation
Pan American Development Foundation - 6 month P/T Academic Internship
Pan American Health Organization
Republican National Committee
Russian-American Chamber of Commerce
Senator Nelson Internship Opportunity (Miami Office)
Smithsonian Institution - Program Specialist (Fellowships & Internships)
Service Learning Program:  Tanzania
StateTrust Wealth Management
The US Central Command
The Education Abroad Network
The US Southern Command
The World Bank
United Nations Careers
US Agency for International Development (USAID)
US House of Representatives
US Press Secretary - ONE - Washington, DC
Washington State University
World Health Organization
International Rescue Committee
YMCA of Broward County
USAJobs: Internships

Internship Opportunities in the Washington, DC Area

White House Internships
House of Representative Internships
U.S. Senate Internships
American Diabetes Association
Americans for the Arts
Amnesty International
Atlantic Council of the U.S.
Brookings Institution
Cato Institute
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Center for Economic Policy and Research
Children’s Defense Fund
City of Washington DC
Common Cause
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
Conservation International
District of Columbia Government
Environmental Defense Fund
Freedom Forum
House Vacancy Announcement and Placement Service (HVAPS)
Hudson Institute
Institute for Defense Analysis
Inter-American Development Bank
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Kennedy Center
National Museum of Women in the Arts
National Public Radio (NPR)
National Wildlife Federation
Public Broadcasting System (PBS)
Red Cross
United Way
United Nations
Urban Institute
U.S. Public Interest Research Groups
Voice of America
Washington International Trade Organization
Washington National Opera
House List Serve for Vacancies
Senate Employment Bulletin
World Bank


Boren Awards for International Studies
The Camargo Foundation Fellowships
Global Studies Grant for Student Travel and Study Abroad (GSF)
The Global Health Corps Fellowship
InterAmerican Development Bank -Research Fellow Program
Organization of American States (OAS) Program of Scholarships and Training
The Miami Foundation
Miami Dade - Urban Fellows Program
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Center at Howard University



Rotary International has one of the largest scholarship programs of all. Available to undergraduates and graduates not all related to Rotary Club members; apply early—about 1 to 1 1/2 years before you wish to go—through the Rotary Club in your home town. See the Rotary website for more information,, and Brad Jensen’s article on how to apply in the May/June 1998 issue of Transitions Abroad.

National Security Education Program (NSEP) funds undergraduates and graduate students to study in less-frequented regions, often in less-developed countries.  Contact: NSEP, Institute of International Education,

Fogarty International Center’s Minority International Research Training (MIRT) Grant sends minority students abroad, accompanied by U.S. college faculty, with full funding to do health-related research worldwide.. For more information, contact: Fogarty International Center, MIRT, National Institutes of Health,

Gilman International Scholarship

Helpful Links

UM Toppel Career Center (Interview Preparation, Resumes & Cover Letter Building, Job Searching, etc…)

United States Central Command (centcom)

United States Southern Command (southcom) - Internship Directory

Federal Internship Directory

US Department of Commerce Internship Program

Green Career Opportunities

National Council of Non Profits

Philanthropy Careers

U.S. House of Representatives Employment Opportunities

Young Professionals in Foreign Policy


Student Resume Resources

Below are some some helpful resource links & examples for creating an international resume/cv, as well as other helpful information to help you market your study abroad experience.

Resume and CV Resources Page

Marketing your Study Abroad Experience

Resume Cover Letter Template

Japanese CV Template