Educational Programs

  • Photo of an intern sitting in a replica of the oval office.
  • Photo of three interns at President Carter's boyhood home in Plains, Ga.
  • Photo of an intern with a group of small children.

The Carter Center offices in Atlanta have reopened. At this time, all sessions will be held in person on site at our Atlanta campus. If you have any questions, we encourage you to reach out to us at


For more than 35 years, the Carter Center Educational Programs have provided more than 3,500 interns and graduate assistants with a rewarding complement to classroom experience. Carter Center interns and graduate assistants come from around the world and make vital contributions to the Center's work. In turn, the Center provides a substantive learning experience that serves as a basis for the students to explore their career options and attain professional skills. The goal of Educational Programs is to develop an informed and skilled work force committed to advancing peace and health worldwide.

Carter Center internships and graduate assistantships are a paid opportunity.

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Internship Deadlines

Summer 2024
Application deadline: March 1, 2024
Start date: May 21, 2024 (some flexibility allowed)

Fall 2024
Application deadline: June 17, 2024
Start date: Aug. 27, 2024

Graduate Assistantships

The 2024-25 graduate assistantship application is now open.Application deadline: April 24, 2024.

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