Applications are now open for Edmund S Muskie Internship Program 2020 in the USA. The Edmund S. Muskie Internship Program is a summer internship program funded by the U.S. Department of State that provides emerging leaders from Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia with the opportunity to gain real-world experience complementing and enriching their graduate studies in the United States.
A Muskie Intern shows a commitment to developing practical skills and a deeper understanding of American work culture. Participating host organizations are not only at the forefront of bringing innovative talent to the American workplace but also play a critical role in fostering mutual understanding.
Moreover, the Edmund S. Muskie Internship Program provides participants with a professional experience that includes an orientation event in Washington, D.C. a summer internship in the participant’s field of study, virtual activities, and a closing-seminar as an opportunity to share their work experience and support their career development. The program invites participants to:
Further, participants will be invited to join a virtual space that will prepare them to get the most out of their internship experience. Similarly, this interaction will introduce participants to each other, provide an overview of the expectations for program outputs, and introduce concepts of volunteerism and community service.
The support provided by the U.S. Department of State will cover:
Eligible Regions: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine or Uzbekistan
All applicants must apply through the official website. Additionally, applicants must send a letter of recommendation and a CV/Resume.