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Paid Summer 2018 Fellowships/Internships international students in the U.S. are eligible to apply fo

Are you graduating soon? I bet you've already begun thinking of where to apply for your OPT! Or, are you thinking of making good use of the summer vacation time and wondering where you could apply to obtain CPT if you wouldn't be flying home? Fellowships/Internships applications for Summer 2018 are already opened and now is the time to apply! Educational Connect researched and came up with a list of organizations offering PAID job opportunities to both international and U.S. students.

1. The Summer World Bank Internship

"The Bank Internship offers highly motivated and successful individuals an opportunity to improve their skills while working in a diverse environment. Interns generally find the experience to be rewarding and interesting." Eligible candidates must be enrolled in full-time graduate degree program and be fluent in English. Majors sought for this fellowship includes, but not limited to economics, finance, public health, and education. Applications are already opened and run until 31st January, 2018. This internship is opened to individuals worldwide meeting application criteria. For more information visit

"Global Health Corps recruits and selects highly qualified applicants with diverse skill sets to work with high-impact organizations in year-long paid positions. During their fellowship year, fellows make a significant and measurable contribution to the placement organization and the target population." Based on your citizenship, your could qualify to have your fellowship in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, The United States, or Zambia. Applications are due by 17th January, 2018. Check out for more information.

3. ORISE CDC Research Opportunities

"The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Research Participation Programs at the Center for Disease Control are educational and training programs designed to provide college students, recent graduates, and university faculty opportunities to participate in project-specific CDC research, current public health research, and developmental activities. Generally, participants are not required to hold U.S. citizenship. However, a few CDC offices may only appoint U.S. citizens due to the sensitive nature of the research performed. Any such restrictions will be clearly stated in the project description." Check out for current CDC research openings.

4. Alfred Fleishman Diversity Fellowships

"The program targets ethnically diverse candidates and applicants who have a passion for ethnic or cultural diversity. All applicants must demonstrate a commitment to promoting ethnic and cultural diversity through their work, education and life experiences. It provides six- to 12-months paid Fellowships — with benefits — professional development opportunities and a mentor program." This fellowship does not offer financial relocation assistance or visa sponsorship, but all applicants with work authorization in the U.S, including those on student visas are eligible to apply. For more information, check out

Hope you found this short list to be beneficial! If your major did not make it in any of the above listed fellowships/internships, send us an e-mail at and we will be happy to work with you.

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