At Chemonics, we seek interns who are engaged learners and innovative contributors.

The Internship Experience

Chemonics interns are part of a diverse cohort of students who want to make their marks in the field of international development. They are involved in carrying out technical, new business, and project management tasks while building networking and professional skills. From learning events, to team activities, and skills workshops, the program encourages students to bring their unique talents and skills to contribute to the work at Chemonics and to the field of global development.

Whether embedded in a business unit, support division, or technical practice team, Chemonics interns gain:

  • First-hand experiences in the field of international development
  • Knowledge in project management, new business development, and technical skills
  • Professional development opportunities through training, learning, and networking sessions
  • Exposure to Chemonics’ systems and processes
  • Familiarity with Chemonics’ technical practices
  • Opportunities to contribute to Chemonics’ work
  • Understanding of USAID contracting and compliance
  • Professional relationships and friendships with a highly qualified and diverse internship program cohort

Chemonics Internship Program Qualifications

The internship program is open to current graduate and undergraduate students interested in a 10-week, paid, summer internship in the U.S.
Qualifications Include:
  • Rising junior, senior, or graduate student continuing their studies in the fall semester following the internship program (Note: Students must be enrolled and taking courses after the internship ends)
  • In good academic standing
  • Valid work authorization
  • Demonstrated interest in international development
  • Demonstrated leadership, integrity, and versatility
  • English proficiency
  • Foreign language skills preferred

Apply for Internship Positions

Applications for the summer 2019 program open on January 16. Open positions will be posted on Chemonics’ Career Center. Please see the full list of internship positions in the Frequently Asked Questions document linked below.