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Learning to Lead Internships
Independent Institute

Now Accepting Applications!


Learning to Lead Internships are unpaid and offered at the Oakland office of the Independent Institute.

Fall Semester: Early September to Early December (12-14 weeks)
Completed application by July 1; you will be notified by July 15.

Winter/Spring Semester: Early February to Early May (12-14 weeks)
Completed application by October 1; you will be notified by December 1.

Summer Semester: Early June to Early August (10 weeks)
Completed application by April 1; you will be notified by April 15.

Eligibility: Current undergraduate and graduate college students and recent graduates are eligible for the internship program, although exceptions may be made. Both domestic and international applications will be considered, however, overseas applicants must possess or obtain authorization to live and work in the United States.


If you have questions, please visit our FAQ page, or contact us:

Internship Program Coordinator
Independent Institute
100 Swan Way
Oakland, California 94621-1428
510-568-6040 (fax)
[email protected].org

No phone calls about application status please. We will invite qualified candidates to interview either in person or by phone.



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