Public Citizen internships are available year round. Our internships are up to 40 hours a week for around eight weeks. **We accept unpaid internship applications on a rolling basis and currently are accepting applications for paid internships for Winter 2024.**
Public Citizen offers unpaid internships (credit can be arranged) and a small number of paid internships ($17 an hour). To be considered for a paid internship for Winter 2024, candidates must apply by November 17, 2023, and submit materials listed below. Chosen applicants will be notified by Monday, December 11, 2023.
If you are applying for a paid internship, please include an essay outlining why you want to intern at Public Citizen and any other information about you that you wish to have considered, including your need for financial support (500 words or less). If you have completed the FAFSA, please also submit a copy of your Student Aid Report (SAR).
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Global Trade Watch is a division of Public Citizen founded in 1995 to promote government and corporate accountability in the globalization and trade arena. At the forefront of national and international globalization struggles, GTW is one of the few progressive organizations focused full-time on these issues.