NCUSLR Internship program

The National Council on U.S.-Libya Relations proudly offers an internship program for young professionals interested in promoting positive U.S. engagement in the Middle East through developing NCUSLR programs. NCUSLR interns will develop new skills and explore the disciplines of diplomacy, international relations, and Libyan affairs.

Professional Development

  • Technical Skills (Program Planning, Grants, Nonprofit Administration)

  • Networking 

  • Specialized MENA Regional Knowledge 



Interns will have the opportunity to attend a variety of events in Washington, DC focused on international affairs, global economy, and more. 

Educational Activities

Interns will enjoy a unique educational opportunity to hear from and engage with area specialists of contemporary issues in the Middle East and Foreign Policy through our partnership with the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations.


​Internships will be offered on a seasonal basis in the Spring, Summer, and Fall. Interns will work out of the NCUSLR main office in the heart of Washington, DC. 

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to (please specify which internship season you are applying to). Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, but preference will be given to those sent before January 15 (Spring), May 15 (Summer), and August 15 (Fall).

For any questions or further information, please email

NCUSLR does not currently offer compensation for the internship program, however, we are happy to discuss opportunities for college credit or independent study. 

Our 2019 Summer Interns



Elizabeth Nguyen

Elizabeth is a rising senior at Dartmouth College from Portland, OR, studying geography and linguistics with a focus on international development. She is particularly interested in exploring the ways in which language and rhetoric can affect human patterns of movement through urban metropolises. On campus, she pursues social activism through music and mentors her peers as an assistant teacher for the Portuguese Department.


Alex Small

Alex is currently on a gap year, and will be enrolling at Dartmouth College in the fall. He is NCUSLR's Grants and Fundraising Intern. Originally from Pennsylvania, Alex moved to Washington, DC from Munich, Germany, in February, 2019. He has spent time working as a volunteer for German immigrants and as a research intern.