It is highly recommended that you carefully read every step below:

  1. Complete the online application
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  2. Request two letters of recommendation by following the instructions in Part 5 of the online application
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  3. Request an official transcript
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  4. Create a 1 page resume
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A committee including the Director of Stanford in Washington will interview qualified applicants. You will be contacted regarding an interview shortly after the application deadline.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are interested in pursuing an internship at the Department of State or the White House please keep in mind that their internship application deadlines may be before the BSIW application deadline. We encourage you to sign up to receive email updates from the Department of State internship program and to consult the application deadlines on the White House Internships Selection Calendar.