Apply for an Internship

Sagamore offers the unique opportunity for high achieving college students to participate in the life of a public policy think tank and to learn firsthand about applied research. Interns can gain experience in areas such as civil society, education reform, national security, new energy, economic development, foreign aid, global trade and urban planning among others.

Internships are available for spring, summer, fall and winter sessions. The summer program, however, is the most robust. 

Interns are expected to offer 3 days a week amounting to at least 12 hours per week for the entire session. 

Availability of positions is determined by the needs of the office. 

How to Apply 

Submit a completed application along with the following to with the subject line “Internship”:

  1. A cover letter explaining why you are interested in the program and what topic(s) you wish to research
  2. A current resumé
  3. Two brief writing samples
  4. The names and contact information for three references

 Applicants will be notified only upon acceptance. At this time, all internships are unpaid.

Summer Application Deadline: May 15

*Due to an overwhelming number of applicants, the summer 2015 internship has closed effective April 24.

Sagamore Fellows Program

In addition to offering internships, Sagamore also hosts a fellow program. The purpose of the Sagamore Fellows Program is to draw high achieving undergraduate students from Africa and Indiana into an intensive Christian learning community focused on matters of public life and policy. Find more details about the program here




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