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.

Summer 2024 Program Schedule Dates
Internship Openings Posted Beginning Week of January 22, 2024
Application Deadline February 25, 2024
Selections Made Week of April 8, 2024
Cohort Start Dates June 3, 2024 or June 17, 2024
Cohort End Date August 23, 2024 or September 6, 2024