Waging Peace.
Fighting Disease.
Building Hope.

Internship Opportunities

Peace Programs

Interns support the staff of the Carter Center's Peace Programs by researching particular themes, issues, or countries and by providing logistical support for current projects.

Internship positions are available in the following programs:


Americas Program

The mission of the Americas Program is to enhance the quality of democracy in the Americas and to make it more accountable and meaningful to citizens across the region. The program aims to strengthen regional capacities to promote democracy, transform and prevent conflicts, and improve democratic governance. The Americas Program conducts activities in four principal areas: a) preventing democratic crises and strengthening the collective promotion of democracy; b) dialogue to promote mutual understanding and cooperation; c) strengthening the media sector.

Learn more


China Program

Engaging in a variety of activities designed to improve U.S.-China relations in several sectors; to give Chinese officials, scholars, and common citizens a platform to discuss and share ideas on fostering mutual understanding, third-country cooperation, and public policy; and to conduct pilot projects to test new ways that enhance the awareness of perceptions at the government and citizen levels.

Learn more


Conflict Resolution Program

Focusing on preventing, resolving, and ending armed conflict and regularly monitoring many of the world's armed conflicts in an attempt to better understand their histories, the primary actors involved, the issues presently in dispute, and the efforts being made to resolve them.

Learn more


Democracy Program

Promoting democratic transition and consolidation through projects involving election monitoring and mediation, technical assistance to strengthen civil society, and efforts to advance the rule of law and improve compliance with human rights standards.

Learn more


Global Access to Information Initiative

Advancing the fundamental right of access to information, a critical tool for good governance and citizen participation, with a specific focus on supporting national efforts, assessing gender-based inequities in the exercise of the right, and promoting access to information for women, advancing implementation, encouraging scholarship, and serving as a resource.

Learn more


Human Rights Program

Intervening on behalf of victims of human rights abuses, strengthening the voices of human rights defenders internationally, and building capacity for rule of law in partnerships with civil society, governments, and international organizations.

Learn more

Sign Up for Email Updates

Thanks for Signing Up!

Please leave this field empty

Thanks for Staying Updated!

Now, we invite you to Get Involved



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

Related Resources
Alumni Directory >