The ATC will provide opportunities for interns to meet and liaise with a diverse array of high-level private sector representatives and international clients from private corporations, civil society groups, research institutions, as well as senior U.S. and Turkish government officials. Interns can look forward to being part of an engaging environment focused on matters important to U.S.-Turkey relations. Additionally, there will be an opportunity to work on a variety of our programming events such as summits, trade missions, and the Annual Conference, which features a variety of sector panels, dinners, and receptions with participation of over 500 attendees.

There are three internship terms each year, available to undergraduates, recent graduates, and graduate students. All internships are unpaid. Positions are available on a full- or part-time basis with a minimum of 20 hours per week. All who work at the ATC are requested to follow the code of ethics of the work place. Please scroll down to explore the different internship opportunities that we offer:

Internship Terms: (start and end dates are flexible)
Winter: January-May
Summer: May-August
Fall: August-December

Internships We Offer:

Program and Research Intern

  • Provide assistance in program implementation
  • Conduct sector-specific research
  • Write for publications
  • Provide assistance with event set-up

Communications and Marketing Intern

  • Write content for monthly newsletter
  • Prepare emails for public distribution
  • Draft occasional press releases
  • Provide assistance in managing website and social media
  • Assist with press communication

Accounting Intern

  • Provide assistance on the monthly close
  • Assist in account payable and receivables, budget planning, event registration, and audit preparation
  • Assist on projects or duties as needed

Required Skills

  • Strong writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Positive attitude
  • Interest in U.S.-Turkey relations

Application Process:
To apply for an internship, please send a resume and cover letter in PDF format to Zeynep Ergin at Those applicants with strong qualifications will be contacted for an interview.

The American-Turkish Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religions, natural origin, sexual orientation, disability, or ethnic background.