Internships

Pacific Forum offers full and part-time non-paid internships in the fall, spring, and summer for undergraduates, advanced students, and recent graduates who are interested in gaining practical experience at an international think tank. Internships are offered in a variety of fields.

Applicants are encouraged to apply between one and three months in advance of their desired start date and must be eligible to work in the United States. Non-US citizens or permanent residents must already be in possession of a valid F1 or J1 visa at the time of their application. For more information, visit our Internship FAQs page.

Currently accepting applications for:

Development Internship
​The Pacific Forum director of development is accepting applications for a highly motivated self-starter to participate in a three-to-six month internship. The selected intern will gain practical, industry related experience in:

  • Non-profit fundraising
  • Event planning and execution
  • Social media strategy and management
  • Email marketing​​
The successful candidate will:
  • Be an excellent writer
  • Have strong analytical and critical thinking ability
  • Demonstrate a sense of professionalism
​Young Leaders Program Internship
​The Pacific Forum Young Leaders Program director is accepting applications for an intern to participate in a three-to-six month internship. The selected intern will gain hands on experience in a think tank with:
  • Program development
  • Event planning and execution
  • Social media and website management
  • Travel coordination
The ideal intern will:
  • Be an excellent writer with strong editing ability
  • Take initiative to complete tasks independently
  • Demonstrate a sense of professionalism

HOW TO APPLY
To apply for an internship, please complete the following and email your application package to Nicholas Ciuffetelli:

Please note that all internships are based in Honolulu. Email Nicholas Ciuffetelli (nick@pacforum.org) or refer to our Internship FAQs page with any questions regarding the internship program.