Internships at PCI

Internships at PCI 2018-02-09T13:30:13+00:00

Thank you very much for your interest in PCI’s life-saving work for children and families around the world. Seasonally, we offer limited internship opportunities in our San Diego, California and Washington, DC offices. Interns are recruited periodically to assist our Program Operations and Development Department (PODD), Finance Department, as well as in Development and Marketing and Communications. Extremely limited internships in our global field offices will be posted as needed.


Please visit our Employment Opportunities to view and apply for any current internship openings.

Seasonally, we offer limited internship opportunities in our San Diego, CA and Washington, DC offices. The three main internship periods are Spring, Summer, and Fall. We will advertise and recruit prior to each season.

We are looking for dedicated individuals willing to commit to a 3-month minimum internship during business hours (8:30am-5pm). All internship positions are paid.

All applicants for US-based internships must be current undergraduate or graduate students in academic fields related to the position. If selected, all interns must be able to receive academic credit for the internship or able to provide an official letter from their school stating that the internship contributes to their education. We are more flexible to allow for recent graduates to apply for our international internships. If you are not a student but interested in volunteering with PCI, please visit our “Volunteers” page under the “Join Us” tab or go to

If you feel you would be a good fit for an internship position, please submit an application through the “Apply” section on the position description page. Please submit one application per internship to which you wish to apply.

Only applications that include all of the following items will be considered:

  • Resume or CV
  • Cover letter specifying which volunteer/intern opportunity you are interested in, why you are a good fit for the position, and start/end dates of estimated availability
  • Any other information requested in the posting

Due to the large number of applicants, only those considered for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in PCI.