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Global Security & Development Program

Internships

The internship component of this program provides graduate students a unique opportunity for practical training and professional development in a chosen field of international affairs, development and public policy. The internship encourages students to gain in-depth knowledge of an organization and its relation to certain issues and policy processes, to define and pursue your own career aspirations, and to network for the future.  It requires a minimum of 250 hours over a period of at least 12 weeks.  Most students end up working close to full-time. 

For international students, work authorization is required. 

Fall 2017 Global Security & Development Team

  • Yasmeen Ali  - Wilson Center: Middle East Studies and National War College
  • Oleksiy Anokhin - IFC
  • Patrick Brennan - International Trade Administration
  • Jane Buchholz - Lutheran Social Services
  • Andrew Bush - SecureInsights
  • Trace Carlson - Fund for Peace
  • Hermela Dereje - National Resource Defense Council: Center for Policy Advocacy
  • Stephen Dobosh - US State Department: Diplomatic Security
  • Cameron Douglas - Atlantic Council: Foresight Strategy and Risks Initiative 
  • Margot Heraud - Center for Civilians in Conflict
  • Gretchen Johnson - Wilson Center: Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Andrew Karl - Eastern Congo Initiative
  • Briannie Kraft -   Cybersecurity
  • Mia Mazer - InterAction
  • Jason Pandich -  European Delegation to the United States
  • Shannon Robinson - Global Ties US
  • Eduardo Rodriguez -  Inter-American Development Bank
  • Jacob Scheidt -  House Committee on Veterans Affairs
  • Patrick Swett - Senate Foreign Relations Committee
  • Carol Tojeiro - Economic Commission for Latin America and Caribbean
  • Katherine Vockery - Wilson Center: Cybersecurity
  • Jennifer Walsh - CAWRI
  • Blair Wegescheide-  Atlantic Council
  • Maria Winters DiMarco - WeConnect

Fall 2016 Global Security & Development Team

  • Anam Ahmed - Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars: Environmental Change and Security
  • Reno Bamford -State: Bureau of African Affairs - Security Affairs
  • Sarah Baumunk - State: Western Hemisphere Affairs
  • Morgaine Belanger - Save the Children: Humanitarian Response
  • Stefan Berklacich - Atlantic Council: Eurasia Program
  • Martha Biede - Voice of America
  • Walter Campbell - CSIS: Project on Prosperity and Development or Project on US Leadership Development
  • Lee Cotton - U.S. Department of State: Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement
  • Christopher Damon-Cronmiller - State: Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor
  • Alec Dushack - Partnership for Public Service
  • Charles Emmett - Project 2049 Institute
  • Youssef El Ayachi - Institute of International Finance
  • Nathaniel Fritz - National Defense University: College of International Security Affairs
  • John Gall - Center for International Policy: National Security
  • Hantian Geng - Shenzhen Media Group and Stimson Center
  • Elion Gerguri - Convergence Center For Policy Resolution
  • Phuong Ha - CSIS: Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative
  • Joseph Hackett - GAO 
  • Robert (Ryan) Hampton - Hudson Institute
  • Joan Hodge - U.S. National Central Bureau of Interpol
  • Emily Hoerner - Social Impact: Strategy, Performance and Capacity Building
  • Siyuan Huang - One Common Unity
  • Alex Iverson - National Defense University
  • Kaneka Ky - WEConnect International: Social Corporate Responsibility, Research and Engagement
  • Vahid Khatami - Institute for International Finance and Microfinance Opportunities
  • Matthew Kienzle - GAO
  • Suhyeon Lee
  • Donghe Li
  • Brent Lockhart - State: Diplomatic Security
  • Christine Loftus - Enclude
  • Nathan Lohr - Department of Defense
  • Zachary Lubelfeld - Treasury: Office of Foreign Assets Control - Crime, Narcotics, Western Hemisphere
  • Eni Maho - State: Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs - Office of Policy and Global Issues
  • Daniel Matthews - US International Trade Commission
  • James McCully - Sanford Heisler
  • Shannon McDermott - Population Services International 
  • Viola Meeyerweissflog - Atlantic Council: Cyber Statecraft Initiative
  • Ana Monzon - Health and Human Services: Office of the Director Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
  • Christian Pugh - Muflehun
  • Isidoro Ramirez - DoD: Joint Staff
  • Sonia Rangel - State: Democracy, Labor and Human Rights
  • Cassandra Schneider - Creative Associates: CVE Specialist
  • Corena Sharp - State: Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor - Office of International Labor
  • Katsiaryna Shmatsina - American Bar Association: Rule of Law Initiative
  • Mark Temnycky - DoD: NATO Policy Directorate
  • Bolary Uk - Save the Children: Global Development and Advocacy 
  • Rong Wang - US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce
  • Meredith Watkins - United Nations Foundation: Climate and Energy
  • Lily Welborn - U.S. Department of State: Brazilian and Southern Cone Affairs
  • Zachary Wingate - Freedom House, Pherson Associates
  • Keith Wingeard - US Peace Corps: Overseas Staff Training
  • Jia Yang - BBG: Voice of America and Wilson Center
  • Sangeun Yeo - National Endowment for Democracy: World Movement for Democracy
  • Ivan Zhivkov - State: European Affairs
  • Shuyuan Zhou - US Green Building Council

Fall 2015 Global Security & Development Team

  • Gregory Babbitt - Vanguard Threat Analytics
  • Merruth Barriault - Department of Homeland Security
  • Chelsea Bartholomew -Department of State
  • Alfonso Buzzo - Organization for American States
  • Christopher Conrad - International Justice Mission, Contingency Operations
  • Rachel Coolican - Department of Defense: OSD Europe/Nato
  • Samuel Davis -Department of State: Maritime Asia
  • Julianne Dunn - Institute of International Finance
  • Brian Gabriel - Management Systems International, Inc.
  • Elizabeth Gawne -Department of State: Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation
  • Nicole Gerke Ascarrunz -Save the Children: Global Policy and Advocacy
  • Amanda Gomes - Department of Homeland Security: Strategy Plan Analysis and Risk
  • Justin Gradek - Treasury: International Affairs/Office of African Nations
  • Julia Hanby - UNHCR Caribbean Protection
  • Lauren Hershey - State Department: Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations
  • Danielle Jablanski - Brookings Institution
  • Hyun-Jong Kim - Embassy Of The Republic of Korea
  • Yi Joo Kim -NED: World Movement for Democracy
  • Cody Lauer -Department of State: Arms Control Verification 
  • Ngoc-Hong Le - American Security Project
  • Xuejiao Liu  - Wilson Center
  • Yiyi Luo - Wilson Center: Kissinger Institute
  • Edward Lynch - CIP: Security Assistance Monitoring
  • Naomi McMillen - Brookings Institution
  • Henry Mead - McBee Strategic Consulting
  • Benjamin Merrill - Office of Senator Ron Wyden
  • Farah  Montinard - Department of Treasury: Office of Foreign Assets
  • Aqlima Moradi - CSIS: Proseperity and Development
  • Rose Morrissy - Stimson Center
  • Anthony Navarrete - IREX, Center for Collaborative Technology
  • Jennifer-Lee Nieves Alvarez - Department of State: Bureau of European Eurasian Affairs
  • Kyle Ojima - Department of State: Office of Multilateral Affairs/Asia
  • David Poortinga - Heritage Foundation: Missile Defense Policy
  • Brittany Renner - Wildlife Conservation Society
  • Levi Roethler - Department of Treasury: Office of International Affairs
  • Taylor Schlacter - Department of Defense: Office of Secretary
  • Scott Small - BSI Supply Chain Solutions
  • Katherine Terrell - UNDP
  • Lin Tien - UNHCR: Communication and Media
  • Westley Tsou - CSIS Political Economics Chair
  • Jenifer Wolin - DIA Congressional Affiars
  • Hao Xue -World Bank and Brookings
  • Joshua Youle -Department of State: Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues

Fall 2014 Global Security & Development Team

  • Aldo Aguirre – Department of State
  • Diana Antonian-Israelian – Department of State: The Office of Euro-Atlantic Security Affairs, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance
  • Matthew Briand – Department of State: Biological Policy Staff
  • Kathryn Bryant – United Nations Environment Program, Regional Office for North America
  • Sarah Davis – Free the Slaves
  • Mupeng Du – Bridging Nations
  • Anne Dunlop – Department of State: Human Trafficking
  • Madeleine Faubert – Atlantic Council of the United States
  • Joshua Frey – Department of State
  • Erica Garcia – AEI: Al Queda Critical Threats
  • Zengdi Gu – White Ribbon Alliance
  • Lauren Jekowsky - Department of State: INO
  • Joanna Kitts – US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
  • Alexa Loustalet – Society for International Development
  • Megan Mercer – Department of Energy: Energy Information Agency
  • Daniel Moore - Department of State
  • Cynthia Morales – Organization of American States
  • Stephanie Nelson - Department of State: Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Office Of Australia
  • Sean Nichols – Department of Defense: Office of the Secretary of Defense, European and NATO Policy
  • Kelly O’Rourke - Department of State: Global Health Diplomacy
  • Brittany Pimentel – Save the Children

    Alexandra Siclait - Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture and Meridian International Center

    Jesse Smith - Department of State: Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs Office of Policy Planning and Coordination

  • Solomon Steinke – Beyond Borders
  • Jani Vjuica: Pherson Associates
  • Liang Zhang: Bridging Nations Foundation

Fall 2013 Global Security & Development Program Team

  • Benjamin Albert - DOS: International Organizations
  • Julio Amador - East-West Center in Washington
  • Seth Binder - Project on Middle East Democracy
  • Jeung Hwa Choe - The White House Internship Program - White House Personnel Office
  • Geoffrey Daniels - Institute for the Study of War - Hezbollah Portfolio
  • Amber Demery - Department of State - Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Office of the Coordinator of the Foreign Policy Advisor Program
  • Justin Dunnicliff - U.S. Department of Defense - Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy - Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Gordon Elliott - GAO: Acquisition and Sourcing Management
  • Glnar Eskandar - Sierra Club - Communications Department
  • Julian Florez Isaza - United Nations Information Center, Washington D.C.
  • Rama Halaseh - National Endowment for Democracy
  • Miebi Ifie - Global Business School Network
  • David Ifkovits - World Bank - Gender Innovation Lab
  • Khaled Kadah - University Research Co
  • Minji Kim - Inter-American Investment Corporation (sub agency of IDB)
  • Amrou Kotb - Middle East Institute
  • Veronique Lee – Department of State: Energy Bureau or MSI
  • Sichu Mali - Social Impact: Communications Department
  • Octavian Manea - Center for European Policy Analysis
  • Darejani Markozashvili - Atlantic Council
  • Kristen Masi - Microfinance Opportunities
  • Mica Meintel-Wade - International Center for Research on Women
  • Mark Nicholas - Atlantic Council
  • Mathew Rommel - Quadel Consulting
  • Jennifer Rosete-Busby - Publish What You Pay
  • Nitika Sethi - Millennium Challenge Corporation
  • Dennis (Buddy) Stora - USAID: Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance
  • Alexi Wiemer - Mercury - Public Affairs and Lobbying
  • Xinchen Yuan - German Marshall Fund: Energy and Society

Fall 2012 Global Security & Development Program Team

  • Natalie Alm - Department of State: Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
  • Felipe Awad - White House
  • Matthew Berit - National Defense University: College of International Security Affairs
  • Jemakai Blyden - U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Anna-Claire Bowers - National Defense University: Near East South Asia Center
  • Anna-Claire Bowers - Aspen Institute Middle East Program
  • Lisa-Marie Brandt - American Refugee Committee International
  • Lisa-Marie Brandt - InterAction
  • Benjamin Elconin - U.S. Department of Treasury: South/Southeast Asia
  • Enrique Galvez - U.S. Department of State
  • Robert Hoffman - European Parliment Liasion Office
  • Aman Jain - America Speaks
  • Jillian Johnson - U.S. Department of State: Population, Refugees and Migration
  • Yoon Lee - Search for Common Ground: Insitutional Learning
  • Stacy Lemery - U.S. Department of State: Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs- Office of Policy Planning and Coordination
  • James MacAulay - U.S. Department of State: Bureau Diplomatic Security
  • Michelle Malecki - Social Impact International
  • Jack Mayernik - U.S. Department of Energy: Commerical Building Initiative
  • Aaron Menenberg - Hudson Institute
  • Rachel Murawski - Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation
  • Justin Painter - Center for Strategic & Internatinal Studies: Wadwani Chair
  • Leethaa Phonharath - U.S. Department of Education
  • Ege Sacikara - Middle East Institute: Center for Turkish Studies
  • Ishrat Saleem -Hill+Knowlton
  • Weimeng Tian - United Nations Development Program
  • Roza Vasileva - World Bank: Open Development Technology Alliance

Fall 2011 Global Security & Development Program Team

  • Jose Campoy -  Department of State -Western Hemisphere Affairs - Brazil/Southern Cone
  • Jose Castedo - ACCION
  • Sherry Cheah -  United Nations Development Program: Bureau of Partnerships
  • Daniel Cornish - Department of Commerce: International Trade Administration
  • Charles DeLuca -  Treasury:  Internationall Affairs - Multilateral Development Bank
  • Tim Edwards - The Whitaker Group
  • Stephanie El Rayess - The Atlantic Council: Hariri Center
  • Kazumi Funahashi - Asia Policy Point
  • John Gay -  Center for National Interest
  • Phillip Gaynor - Department of State
  • Allyson Goldsmith -  Global Campaign for Education, RESULTS
  • Christian Gonzales - World Bank:  Information Architecture
  • Christopher Grant - Treasury:  Office of International Affairs - Near East Affairs
  • Akshay Gupta - Department of Homeland Security
  • Takanori Hayashi - The Woodrow Wilson Center
  • Haifa Jedea - The Stimson Center
  • Joseph Jones - Hill & Knowlton
  • Katharyn Lindemann -  Department of State: Office of Global Women's Issues
  • Elena Lipilina -  World Wildlife Fund
  • Yu Liu -  Relief International
  • Hui Hui Ooi - The Atlantic Council
  • Sonal Patel - World Wildlife Fund: Climate Change
  • Tien Pham - Samuels International Associates
  • John Power -  Department of Homeland Security: Emergency Response Service
  • Robert Rasmussen - National Defense University
  • Nicholas Rogacki -  National Defense University: College of Inernational Security Affairs
  • Nana Sangbender - United Nations Foundation
  • Hilary Shackelford - Nathan Associates
  • Daniel Stillman -  War College - Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (Carlisle, PA)
  • Rumyana Taneva - Vital Voices
  • Kate Vasharakorn -  Sister Cities International
  • Siwei Wang - Hill & Knowlton
  • Qiaoyi Zhuang - American Enterprise Institute

Fall 2010 Global Security & Development Program Team

  • Marwa Fatafta - Middle East Institute
  • Shana R Pughe - U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration
  • Koh Nakamura - Center for Strategic and International Studies, Japan Chair
  • Melanie Yip Su-Yin - Asia Society Washington
  • Ploysong Chaichoochote - Royal Thai Embassy in Washington DC
  • Jaclaine Mercado - United Nations Envonrment Programme, Regional Office for North America
  • Abbey Vannoy - Center for Food Safety
  • Chiara Cruciano - Hill & Knowlton
  • Clinton Misamore - GlobalGiving
  • Jorge Alberto Huntley Valenzuela - Center for Justice and International Law
  • Vanessa Colon - U.S. Congress
  • Charles Fathers - ACCION
  • Minja Shin - Thirdway Human Rights and Development
  • Elena Babkova - Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi - The Century Foundation
  • Ortun Merkle - Transparency International USA
  • Kirsten King - Chemonics International (Latin American/Carribean Region)
  • Emily Rose - U.S. Department of State - Bureau for Populations Refugees and Migration
  • Elizabeth Doerner - Amnesty International USA
  • Xi Wang - Global Environment Facility Secretariat - Team of Climate and Chemicals
  • Ben Orndorff - The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
  • Michael Zanchelli - Search for Common Ground, Institutional Learning Team
  • Bailey Culp - Center for a New American Security
  • Robert Thead - United Nations Foundation: Global Partnerships
  • Sokkhoeurn An - Center for Strategic and International Studies

Fall 2009 Global Security & Development Program Team

  • Thiru Paranthaman - Nixon Center, Regional Strategic Program
  • Khalid Mohiq - American Enterprise Institute, Foriegn and Defense Studies Department
  • Marko Markov - Import Adminitration, International Trade Administration (Commerce Department)
  • Jessica Ernst - Millenium Challenge Corporation, Department of Policy and International Relations
  • Ross Rustici - Atlantic Council - Energy and Environment
  • Sevgi Saran - Amnesty International USA, Government Relations Research and Policy
  • Emily Mallozzi - Office of Congressman Paul D. Tonko
  • Mathew Clayton - International Organization for Migration/MRF Washington
  • Bailey Ann Cahall - Center for Technology and National Security Policy, NDU
  • Lindsey Geddes - National Defense University; Technology and National Security Policy, NDU
  • America Pintabutr - World Wildlife Fund - Government Relations
  • Lamis Sleiman - Search for Common Ground: Middle Eastern Department Track II Mediation Program
  • Mathew Duncan - Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
  • Nicholas Patriciu - Institute of World Affairs
  • Bijie Li - World Wildlife Fund
  • Jasmine White - Hill and Knowlton
  • Kate Daley - DOS, Office of International Religious Freedom