TERM OF INTERNSHIP: Hours and days are flexible. Semester-length internships are anticipated and, if asked to return, there is potential for a part-time paid position.
Those interested in international relations and inter-government coordination will consider an internship with the National League of POW/MIA Families a unique opportunity. When requested, Interns handle diverse responsibilities, from monitoring related congressional hearings, attending briefings at the Department of Defense, State or Veterans’ Affairs and the Armed Forces DNA Laboratory when deemed appropriate, as well as handling administrative tasks. When directed, he/she communicates with U.S. and foreign officials, the media and the public regarding the POW/MIA accounting mission issues and responds to inquiries.
Interns assist the CEO wherever required, including research to support policy objectives and monitoring the status of executive and legislative initiatives. Interns may be asked to represent the League at various functions. Students have found that working with the League is an enriching blend of international relations, policy matters, humanitarian concerns and office administration.
Students have found that working with the League provides gaining experience in practical application of international relations, policy matters, humanitarian concerns and non-profit office administration.