We are currently accepting applications for our FALL 2018 internship session. Please follow the directions at the bottom of this page to submit your résumé and cover letter, and check back to this page to see when we might be accepting applications again.

We generally offer the following internships in our Washington, DC office:

– Communications Intern
– Research Intern

The positions at the Council have flexible scheduling, valuable responsibilities, and numerous opportunities that include attending high-level networking events and conferences in Washington, DC.


QUALIFICATIONS: College or graduate students. Interest or experience in the GCC/Qatar strongly preferred. Position requires attention to detail, strong communication skills, and background supportive of international business/relations work.


Preferences for:

Communications (writing samples must be submitted) – Excellent writing skills (University newspaper, publications, etc), experience with social media, ability to effectively communicate with C-suite individuals.

Research – Ability to compose original content for research purposes on behalf of the Council. Topics will include International Relations/Business, Government and International Trade. Knowledge of GCC is essential. Knowledge of Qatar preferred.

Arabic speaking candidates are encouraged to apply.
Strong organizational and writing skills are essential for all positions.
Database experience and/or research experience is preferred.
Willing to work minimum 35 hrs per week for 10 weeks

The applicant should be able to work independently and be able to complete tasks single-handedly, while updating the rest of the team on progress, changes, and issues so as to have them resolved quickly and stay on track.

A stipend for interns is available.

HOW TO APPLY: To apply, please e-mail your cover letter and résumé with the appropriate subject line to

  • “USQBC Communications Internship Opportunity”
  • “USQBC Research Internship Opportunity”

For more information, contact or call us (202) 457-8555.