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Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program

Goes By: PGPF Program

Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.

About this Fellowship

Full-time paid internships at leading policy organizations in Washington D.C. for students interested in fiscal policy.

Interns live and work in Washington DC for ten weeks during the summer while gaining professional experience, skills, and contacts that will serve them throughout their careers.

PGPF Fiscal Interns will:

- Work as a research intern for ten weeks at a leading policy organization

- Receive a $7,000 stipend for the duration of the summer

- Attend seminars on fiscal issues featuring leading scholars from participating organizations

- Participate in other social, educational, and career-oriented events

- Travel to the PGPF office in New York City to meet Foundation staff

PGPF partners with think tanks in Washington DC to provide interns with real world experience working on national fiscal issues. The institutions’ work spans a variety of issues including healthcare, Social Security, taxes, and economic policy.

Students must have taken at least two courses in economics, math, statistics or political science, and have a working fluency with numbers. Experience with Microsoft Excel is highly recommended.

Deadlines are typically in late January, but applicants should refer to the program website for specific dates.

Award Value

$7,000 stipend

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Sophomore, Junior, Masters


No Requirements
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: January 26, 2024

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