Internship Program

The Mansfield Center regularly hosts student interns who provide support for the Mansfield Center's mission and programs while building up their own portfolios of international and academic experience. 

Marketing Internship

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The Mansfield Center Marketing Internship provides the exciting opportunity to work with both experienced Center staff as well as nationally and internationally renowned guest policymakers, diplomats, and scholars, whom are invited to participate in our Global Programs. Student interns will have the opportunity to propose and build their own portfolio of marketing and social media projects, adhering to well defined processes under a uniform message in marketing the Mansfield Center.

Application Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for upcoming semesters.

Marketing Internship full job description, qualifications, and applications

International Programming Internship

The Mansfield Center International Programming Internship provides motivated and hardworking programming interns the opportunity to assist with Asia-related research and with organizing the Center’s programs. This intern will work closely with the Mansfield Center’s Director Dr. Abraham Kim, who has rich policy experience in East Asia and Washington, DC, and with prestigious international exchange programs focusing on Asia.  Intern must be well organized and able to work independently, write well, and do a wide variety of research projects related to national security, economics, foreign affairs and culture. 

Application Deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis for upcoming semesters.

International Programming Intern full job description, qualifications, and applications

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Student-Designed Internships

Chris Friemund hugging two SUSI 2013 participantsThe Mansfield Center offers student-designed internships at the lower and upper division levels on an individual and case-by-case basis. These internships may provide support to Mansfield Center programs or staff members' research that is relevant to a student's area of study. If you are interested in working with Mansfield Center staff to create such an internship, contact the relevant staff member or the Mansfield Center at

Outside Internships

Montana World Affairs Council

The Montana World Affairs Council, founded in 2000, enables Montanans to appreciate the relationship of foreign policy and international issues to their lives in the Rockies.  The Council offers opportunities to better understand world events through people-to-people diplomacy, distinguished speakers, overseas visits, and educational outreach programs. As globalization reaches into all corners of the Big Sky, the Council seeks to help educate citizens about their increased political, economic, and cultural integration into the world community.

The MWAC offers multiple unpaid internships of approximately 10-15 hours per week, many of which qualify for college credit. Internships are available in multiple areas, including the International Education Program, the Distinguished Speakers Program, Marketing and Communications, and Member Services & Development.

Application Deadline: Applications for the 2015-2016 school year are due Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015.

Visit the Montana World Affairs Council for more information