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International Studies students are encouraged to pursue internships aimed at gaining work experience and preparing for future career opportunities. Internships prepare students competitively for international careers and should be pursued at the local, national and regional level. IS staff compiled an internship database to help with your search; please contact your advisor to access it.

Examples of recent internships served by IS majors include:

  • Jaime Shaffer, U.S. embassies in Berlin, Germany and Moscow, Russia
  • Austin Becker, International Rescue Committee, Boise, Idaho
  • Elisa Briesmeister, Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa, Accra, Ghana
  • Sarah Cozad, FBI
  • Tyler Cook, Ali Nuckles and Lindsey Short, Groupe de Recherche Education et Developpement, Notse, Togo
  • Ben Donahue, Fiji Mission to the UN, New York
  • Clare Haley, Runa Foundation, Tena, Ecuador
  • Sarah Hulse, Ecoacuicola SAC, Piura, Peru
  • Jamie Kotansky, Kalu Yala, Panama City, Panama
  • Makena Kraft and Katie Tribley, Foundation for Sustainable Development, Nicaragua
  • Madeline Kroll, Senator Crapo Office, Washington, DC
  • Garrett Lamm, The White House, Washington, DC
  • Alejandra Lopez, Red Cross, Washington, DC
  • Bonnie Magnuson, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, Geneva Switzerland
  • Maria Mandujano, Human Rights Watch
  • Erin McGown, Mayor of Boise’s Office
  • Leah Schwisow, Martin Institute and Beijing Olympic Committee
  • Togo student group 2012, Enterprise Territoire et Developpement, Notse, Togo

International Studies Program

Physical Address:
338 Administration Building

Mailing Address:
Program in International Studies
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3177
Moscow, ID 83844-3177

Phone: 208-885-6527

Fax: 208-885-9464


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Faculty and Staff International Studies