Program Description

The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) offers a variety of internships and fellowships to U.S. citizens, from students to professionals. The programs provide an opportunity to connect with the global community, gain insight into U.S. foreign policy and diplomacy, explore new career avenues and, most of all, acquire lifelong skills as you represent the United States to the world.

The U.S. Department of State offers programs that cover a wide range of interests, including arts and culture, technology, and youth-focused.

A sampling of programs include:

  • American Film Showcase
  • Fulbright Public Policy Fellowship
  • Global Connections and Exchange
  • Youth Ambassadors

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

For program application information, please use the Exchange Program Finder to narrow your search by location or participant type. You can also click on the tab "All programs A-Z" to see a list of programs currently accepting applications.

Program Contact Information

For more information about this program and all other education  programs offered by the U.S. Department of State, please visit the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Exchange Programs website.

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