MAIA is committed to assisting students and graduates of the Master of Arts (MA) in International Administration with their internship, job searches and professional development needs.  Below is an updated compilation of internship, employment, and volunteer opportunities.  Please look through this page for great ideas on where to apply to get started on your internship.

IMPORTANT:  All students must have their internship approved by the MAIA office prior to starting.  Please be sure to check with the MAIA office regarding deadlines and requirements.  CLICK HERE for guidelines and forms.

Students who are not residents of the United States and have an F1 visa that allows them to attend the University must complete a full academic year (fall and spring) before participating in an internship program if the program provides them with salary benefits or other compensation. Note that completion of the internship program is required to graduate from the MAIA program.

Professional Development

The Toppel Center has excellent resources for students who need help with resumes and letters, interview preparation, etc.  Please be sure to take advantage of their services to ensure your overall job search and internship placement success.  Below is a sample resume for International Administration Graduates and the link to their graduate resources page.

International Administration Resume Sample
OWL:  Resume Writing
OWL:  Cover Letter Writing
Toppel Graduate Student Resources

International Students:
Below are some helpful resource links & examples for creating an international resume/cv, as well as other helpful information to help you market your study abroad experience.

Resume and CV Resources Page
Marketing your Study Abroad Experience
Resume Cover Letter Template
Japanese CV Template

Leadership Development Programs - Your Internship Starting Point

For leadership development program opportunities with either the government or a multinational corporation please click on links below.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity!

FBI - Presidential Management Fellows Program
International Monetary Fund - Research Assistant Program
Federal Reserve - Cooperative Educational Program
Missile Defense Agency - Missile Defense Career Development Program
New York City Department of Health - Health Research Training Program
Presidential Management Fellow - Fellowship Program
Department of State - Virtual Student Foreign Service
State of Florida - Florida Gubernatorial Fellows Program

Multinational Corporations
Amazon - Development Career Programs
Adidas Group - Global Functional Trainee Program
Johnson & Johnson - Leadership Development Program
Cigna - Leadership & Developmental Programs
Siemens - Siemens Graduate Program
Stanley Black & Decker - Leadership Program (SLP)
GE - Leadership Programs
Intel - Rotational Programs
Direct Energy - Leadership Development Program
Dow Chemical Company - Developmental Programs
DuPont - Marketing Leadership Development Program
3M - Development Programs
Newell Rubbermaid - Management Development Programs
Whirlpool - Leadership Development Programs
Lockheed Martin - Leadership Development Programs
Raytheon - Leadership development Program
Toys R US - Student Programs
Kimberly Clark - Student and New Graduate Opportunities

South Florida Corporations - MNC Internships

Below is a complete listing of South Florida’s largest corporations offering internship opportunities for students. 

South Florida Internships

MAIA Student Past Internship Site Listing

Are you stuck on where to go for your internship?  Click on the link below to see where some of our MAIA alumni successfully interned.  There are many other great internship opportunities on this page which are not included on this listing, so be sure to check them all out.

Past Practicum Site Listing

Internships/Job Opportunities General Listing

American Clean Skies Foundation:  Energy Policy Internship
American Diabetes Association: Semester Internship
Amnesty International
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County
AED (Non-profit) - Washington Internships
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Miami
Camillus House
Cat Network, Inc.
Clinton Global Initiative (CGI)
Columbus Council on World Affairs (CCWA)
Cross Cultural Solutions
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
Department of Commerce
American Red Cross (South Florida Chapter)
ATF (United States Department of Justice)
Bacardi Limited
The Beacon Council
Best Buddies International
Battelle: The Business of Innovation
British Consulate General (Miami Office)
The Carter Center
Catalyst Miami
CIA:  Careers & Internships
City Year (Miami Office)
Conservancy of Southwest Florida
Cross-Cultural Solutions/Communications Manager
Current Jobs International
Democratic National Committee
Habitat for Humanity
Hispanic Unity of Florida
Democratic National Committee Internships
The Charitable Foundation
The Children’s Trust
United States House of Representatives
Emmaus Medical Missions
Feeding America
Fleishman-Hillard Inc.
Florida Center for Survivors of Torture
Foreign Policy Association
FootPrints Foundation
Green Opportunities
Humane Society of Greater Miami
Hudson Institute
National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)
National Council of Non Profits
Certified Green Partners: Internship in Sustainable Development
Kaufman Music Center
Kopali Organics
Island Dolphin Care: Marine Education Internship
Latin Builders Association, Inc.
Make a Wish Foundation
Miami Book Fair International (Miami Dade College)
Partnership for Public Service
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)
The National U.S.- Arab Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC)
Pan American Development Foundation:  Internship
Pan American Health Organization
Peace Corps
Republican National Committee
Russian-American Chamber of Commerce
Shake-A-Leg Miami
Southern Wine & Spirits
Stand Up To Cancer
Global Service Corps
StateTrust Wealth Management
Stand Up to Cancer
United States Central Command
SOS Children’s Villages International
Switchboard of Miami, Inc.
Take Stock in Children
The Education Abroad Network
United States Southern Command
U.S. Northern Command
The World Bank
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
TOMS:  Internship
United Nations Careers
US Agency for International Development (USAID)
United Way of America
World Health Organization (WHO)
WWF Global
International Rescue Committee
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Internship Opportunities in the Washington, DC Area

White House Internships
Americans for the Arts
Atlantic Council of the U.S.
Brookings Institution
Cato Institute
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Center for Economic Policy and Research
Children’s Defense Fund
Common Cause
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
Conservation International
Environmental Defense Fund
Freedom Forum
Institute for Defense Analysis
Inter-American Development Bank
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
The Kennedy Center
National Museum of Women in the Arts
National Public Radio (NPR)
National Wildlife Federation
Public Broadcasting System (PBS)
Urban Institute
U.S. Public Interest Research Groups
Voice of America
Washington International Trade Organization
Washington National Opera
Senate Employment Bulletin
World Bank

General Job Search Links

UM Toppel Career Center
Chronicle of Higher Education (Worldwide positions) (Europe) (Global)