Policy Interns will support Accountability Counsel’s policy initiatives that seek to enhance accountability for global financial flows. This position offers interns the opportunity to learn how a small nonprofit organization focused on human rights and accountability influences policies that affect individuals worldwide. Learn more about Accountability Counsel’s Policy Advocacy here.

Responsibilities may include drafting policy and advocacy materials, developing social media content, researching advocacy issues such as impact investing, environmental and social safeguards, and case examples, monitoring news and current events within the field, attending advocacy events, and supporting general operations.

Positions are unpaid, but we will be happy to work with your institution to arrange academic credit. We accept applications from undergraduate students and recent graduates (within one year of graduation). Women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and international students are strongly encouraged to apply.

After posting, we accept applications year-round and on a rolling basis. Below is our typical application cycle calendar for undergraduate internships. If you are working on an alternative academic calendar, please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss an alternative timeline.

Spring
Internship Period: January – April
Internship Parameters: 16 hours per week minimum.
Application Timeline: reviewed beginning in October; applications accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

Summer
Internship Period: June – August
Internship Parameters: 40 hours per week; 10 week minimum.
Application Timeline: reviewed beginning in January; applications accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

Fall
Internship Period: September – December
Internship Parameters: 16 hours per week minimum.
Application Timeline: reviewed beginning in May; applications accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

Undergraduate Student Application Form