United Macedonian Diaspora



The UMD offers internships throughout the year at its office in Washington, D.C.

The internship program is designed for undergraduate and graduate students interested in Macedonia and Southeast Europe.

The internship can serve as an effective means to introduce and advance a future career in foreign policy, journalism, public relations, human rights, advocacy, government, or the non-profit sector.

Sarah Collins
"I thoroughly enjoyed my experience with the United Macedonian Diaspora. I was not only able to grow my knowledge of foreign affairs but I also gained insight into myself and what I want to do in the future. I would like to thank everyone who helped create the experience I had, learning more about Macedonia and Macedonians all over the globe."
Emily Abramczyk
"To me, the most impactful part of my internship was the opportunity to learn about the history, culture, language, heritage, and identity of Macedonia and Macedonians, as well as participate in meaningful work to help Macedonians and Macedonian-Americans worldwide."
Zack Rouse
“Interning at UMD was a fantastic opportunity to learn about the foreign policy community in Washington D.C. that I will always remember. Through this opportunity I was able to learn about Macedonian culture as well as the many problems that Macedonians face.”
Lauryn Ballard
“Interning with the United Macedonian Diaspora as an International Policy & Diplomacy Fellow was the best thing that I could do to develop my professional and interpersonal skills this Summer. As a Political Science major, it also allowed me to gain important insight into what advocacy looks like in practice. "

Learn more about the internship program and how to apply.

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