National and International Internship and Fellowship Opportunities

You will need to apply for these directly to the organization through SMU’s National Student Fellowship Office. You should solicit the assistance ofDr. Rachel Ball-Phillips, Director, National Student Fellowships (, andyour faculty adviser for application materials. Many of these are for summer semesters, but you should check the specifics of each of them.

The American University in Cairo (for recent grads)

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program (summer)

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX)

FDR Presidential Library & Museum

George H.W. Bush Presidential Library& Museum

Hertzog War Studies Program

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum

LBJ Presidential Library

Library of Congress Internships & Fellowships

The Met Summer Internships

Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows

National Endowment for the Humanities

National Museum of American History

National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) Internship Program

National Park Service Heritage Documentation Programs (summer)

Native American Congressional Internship

The Newberry Library

Nixon Library Internships in Yorba Linda

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library& Museums

Schomburg-Mellon Humanities Summer Institute (rising seniors; apply during spring of junior year)

Smithsonian Internships

Southern Education Foundation (for juniors)

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program

U.S. Department of State

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students

Yale University Press Internships

Other sites to check for internships and fellowships: