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Meridian International Center relies on talented, dedicated staff, interns, and volunteers to provide a wide variety of programs and services that promote international understanding through our exchange, cultural diplomacy, and training programs. Our employees are our most important asset. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive place to work, and this is at the core of our mission and values.  We provide a stimulating work environment and opportunities to design and participate in a wide range of international programs, including public seminars and professional exchanges.

Our policy is to provide Equal Employment Opportunity to all employment applicants and to all employees, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Accordingly, employment applicants are considered without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or ancestry, gender, pregnancy, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, military status or any other status covered by applicable laws.

Our Human Resources Department provides recruitment and related services and advice to hiring managers to facilitate attracting and developing the best qualified talent. An applicant’s qualifications will be carefully evaluated against the job requirements. If we feel that an applicant’s knowledge, skills and experience fit the position, we will contact them. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications received, we are not able to accept phone calls, respond to emails, or inform each applicant of their status.

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Please send an email with cover letter and resume to
We thank you for your interest in Meridian International Center.

Available Full-Time Career Opportunities:

Available Fellowship Opportunities:

With a mission of developing the next generation of the world's decision makers, Meridian International Center views interns as valuable members of our team. As such, and to increase the pool of qualified, diverse candidates, Meridian offers paid internships. These paid interns are referred to as Fellows. We provide Fellows with a dynamic learning environment, where they have the opportunity to interact with the world's top government, diplomatic, and corporate leaders, as well as gain insight into various fields, including public diplomacy, economic development, trade and women's empowerment. Thank you for your interest in Meridian!

Recruitment Dates

Winter/Spring: Second Monday of January to final Friday of May (recruiting/hiring, November/December)

Summer: First Monday of June to final Friday of August (recruiting/hiring, March/April)

Fall: Second Monday of September to final Friday before Christmas (recruiting/hiring July/August)


Fellows are paid D.C. minimum wage.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Meridian firmly believes that a highly qualified, diverse workforce is critical to our success. Accordingly, Meridian is committed to hiring, promoting, and compensating employees based on their qualifications and demonstrated ability to perform job responsibilities.

As an equal opportunity employer, Meridian promotes equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, family responsibilities, marital, veteran or military status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, matriculation, political affiliation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Equal employment opportunity will be offered and maintained to all persons at every stage and condition of employment, including recruiting, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall, and termination.