Waging Peace.
Fighting Disease.
Building Hope.

Program Highlights

  • Substantive work experience: Less than 30 percent of an intern's responsibilities include administrative duties.

  • Work directly in your field of study, gaining valuable knowledge that can enhance your professional development.

  • Make professional connections and form networks within an international non-governmental organization.

  • Speaker series, featuring Carter Center staff and other invited guests.

  • Scheduled career development opportunities with senior Carter Center staff.

  • Exclusive intern-only question-and-answer session and photo opportunity with President and Mrs. Carter.

  • A weekend excursion to the Carter's hometown of Plains, Ga., where we have lunch with the Carters and visit historic sites devoted to their life and work.

  • Social and team-building opportunities with interns and staff.

  • All internships are based in Atlanta.  However, opportunities arise for interns to travel with staff on Center-related trips (e.g. election-monitoring missions, domestic and international conferences, training workshops).

  • Membership in the intern alumni group, which keeps you connected with the Carter Center's work as well as with hundreds of former interns.
Contact Information


Carter Center Intern Program 
One Copenhill
453 Freedom Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30307
Phone: (404) 420-5179
Fax: (404) 420-5196


Lauren Kent-Delany
Director, Educational Programs

Laura Castelli |
Program Assistant, Educational Program
(404) 420-5179

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Application Deadlines

FALL (late August – early December)
Deadline: June 15


SPRING (mid-January – early May)
Deadline: Oct. 15


SUMMER (mid-May – mid-August) 
Deadline: March 1

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