Center for Strategic & International Studies Anne Armstrong Leadership Award


The Center for Strategic and International Studies, an independent research institution in Washington, D.C., offers full-time and part-time internships in the fall, spring, and summer. Internships entail both research and clerical duties-from collecting data at government and non-government agencies such as the State and Commerce Departments, the IMF, and foreign embassies to conference and seminar organization, answering phones, and xeroxing. Interns have the opportunity to attend seminars and discussions with leaders in the world of public policy.


Must be a junior or senior in college, an advanced student, or a recent graduate with at least a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale), and must be eligible to work in the United States.

Award Amount

Many of the internships are unpaid, however, there aresome stipends awarded each semester based on an applicant’s demonstrated financial need. To be considered for a stipend, you must complete the financial aid questions listed on the application.