Available Internships – San Francisco:

  • International Visitors Programming Intern:

This internship is a unique opportunity for you to expand your knowledge of global diplomacy, international culture, and the diverse work of the vibrant organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area that attract nearly 800 international delegates each year. Interns in this position support the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), the U.S. Department of State’s premier professional exchange program that seeks to build mutual understanding between the U.S. and other nations through carefully designed short-term visits to the U.S. for current and emerging foreign leaders.


About the Internship Program:

Interns will expand upon their educational backgrounds while gaining valuable real-world experience and strong professional connections. Interns are welcome to coordinate with their university advisers to receive course credit for the program.


Three-month minimum with at least 12 hours a week in the office. Strong communication skills are essential. Knowledge of social media and web design, foreign language experience and degree or field of study in international relations, economics, policy, business or marketing are a plus. These positions are unpaid unless otherwise specified.


For questions about the San Francisco internships, please contact Sarah Nugent at snugent@norcalwtc.org.

About Global Ties San Francisco

Global Ties San Francisco is a division of the Northern California World Trade Center that implements the U.S. Department of State’s premier exchange program, the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), in the San Francisco Bay Area.