2023 International Research & Diplomacy Internship

Last Updated:Sep 6th, 2022

The International Center

2023 International Research & Diplomacy Internship

Type: Hybrid
Location: Indianapolis
Application Due Date: Dec. 30, 2022
Starts: Jan. 9, 2023
Structure: Standard
Full Time
Part Time


Position Summary

Where Indiana Intersects With The World!   Add an international business experience to your professional credentials in Indianapolis!

The selected intern works in direct support of Indiana’s Protocol Officer and is involved in all aspects of the Office of Protocol operations and business program management. The selected intern helps complete program and project assignments such as protocol and etiquette training, event management, flag setups, nation research, and statewide logistical arrangements for visiting dignitaries.



  • Curates The International Center’s United Nations flag collection
  • Assists in planning, developing, and implementing protocol activities for clients
  • Assists in planning, developing, and implementing meetings, events, and activities
  • Research protocol and etiquette for various countries and produces briefing books, tip sheets, and presentations
  • Protocol Activity report

Desired Learning Outcomes:

  • Understanding of international flag protocol and proper flag display, citizen diplomacy programs, local volunteer organizations and exchange programs
  • Ability to learn to manage inventory, gain organizational skills, best business practices when working across nations, research various sources, (international and domestic) to develop concise information that is easily received by clients


Desired skills and competencies:

  • International studies major
  • General knowledge of international relations
  • Communication skills
  • Business ethics

For more information about The International Center, its mission, internship program, and Frequently Asked Questions, go to www.internationalcenter.org. Intern applications and cover letter may be submitted directly at https://www.internationalcenter.org/employment/ or email to internships@internationalcenter.org

On behalf of The International Center team, we look forward to hearing from you soon!

The International Center values diversity & inclusion in all endeavors.


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