Career & Tools

National Geographic has a 10-week summer paid internship program as well as several grant opportunities. Students interested in conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology are encouraged to apply. Last date to apply for internships is March 13, and for grant programs is April 22.

By Vash Doshi, Graduate Career Peer
Monday, March 9th, 2020 - 9:00am

The National Geographic Society has a 10-week paid summer internship program that provides educational and work-related opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. All interns will perform work on a temporary basis to gain job-related skills and will engage in other formal learning and educational opportunities. The program offers support and guidance from a wide array of National Geographic staff and focuses on giving interns the opportunity to learn from the host department/mentor, the management team, other staff members, and Human Resources.

30 positions are currently open and the deadline to submit an application is March 13, 2020. For more information, and to apply please click here.

​National Geographic also has several grant programs for which students can apply. You can find out more information about their grant programs here. Their next deadline for Early Career Grants (target career stage is graduate school through 5 years of professional experience in that field post-graduation) is April 22, 2020. They fund projects in research, conservation, storytelling, education, and technology. ​Please read the information on the website for eligibility information and areas of focus.