At the National Interest Foundation (NIF), our goal is to provide strategic insights and policy solutions which help further the interests of the United States around the world. If you’d like to join our team, check out the program and career opportunities below. Be sure to monitor this page regularly for any additional updates. Please note that we carefully vet all candidates to ensure they are a good fit with our organization.



Student Success Program 

NIF carries a dedicated initiative for supporting the next generation of leaders through events, community workshops, mentoring, and research analysis. If you are a college student and would like to receive proper experience at a foreign policy think tank in the heart of our nation's capital, apply now.

Rolling admissions - send a resume and writing sample via email. Each application is carefully vetted by our team.



None are available at this time.



As the world continues to ever-change, NIF’s work identifies with the importance of factual information and creative ideas spawning from diversity, curiosity, knowledge, and the finest expertise. Our staff and support consist of professionals including country and regional experts, lawyers, journalists, and academics of diverse backgrounds and nationalities. Joining the National Interest Foundation means being a part of a team dedicated to furthering the national interests of the United States by emphasizing the need to create better foreign policy through building stronger and healthier relationships with the rest of the world.

At NIF, you will do work that matters. We offer opportunities for people of all levels of their careers, from recent graduates to experienced professionals. We look for candidates that are passionate about impacting foreign policy and people’s lives around the world.


Current Openings:

None are available at this time.




We are always looking for contributing writers. If you are interested in publishing a piece for our site,, please contact us via email.

Serious inquiries only.

Enter the text or HTML code here