IWP interns contribute to research projects with IWP faculty members, assist with institutional operations, and have the opportunity to audit a graduate-level class. Here, they share their experiences during the IWP internship program.

China Llanos

The IWP Internship Experience: China Llanos

The best thing about being an intern at IWP is having the ability to participate in countless unique and meaningful learning opportunities. I was able to take a graduate course on terrorist propaganda, write scripts for a video game highlighting human rights crises, and attend speaker events addressing today’s foreign policy dilemmas. In all of…

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IWP interns reflect on their spring internship experience

“The CT team at IWP has not only assured me of my desired career — being an analyst in Counterterrorism — it has also allowed me to grow in essential skills that I will need in the workplace such as researching, writing assessments, and verbally discussing terror events around the world.”

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The IWP Internship Experience: Marco Salvo

My thoughts and experiences regarding my internship at The Institute of World Politics are all very positive because I had such a great learning and working experience. From working directly with the Senior Vice President on Cyber Intelligence to working with the Operations Department, every day in the office was different. This internship is well-designed…

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The IWP Internship Experience: Mariham Philobos

As an undergrad, I often second-guessed my decision to work in Intelligence Analysis because I desired further guidance on how to become a better applicant, and, as I was approaching my final semester of college, I knew that I needed a respected internship to open doors in the right direction. 

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