A collage of staff and interns at Brookings

Want to kick off your professional career in a meaningful way? Brookings provides paid internships to nearly 150 degree-seeking students and recent graduates annually, with cohorts each spring, summer, and fall. Internships are available in our five research programs (Governance Studies, Economic Studies, Foreign Policy, Global Economy and Development, and Brookings Metro) and in our business units (e.g., communications, finance, human resources). Review Brookings Internship Program Details to learn more about the program, timelines, and expectations.

Fall 2024 Program Schedule Dates
Internship Openings Posted Beginning Week of May 27, 2024
Application Deadline June 23, 2024
Selections Made Week of August 12, 2024
Cohort Start Dates September 16, 2024 or October 1, 2024
Cohort End Dates December 13, 2024 or December 27, 2024