A rigorous and competitive selection process ensures that the most highly qualified students serve as Occidental's "ambassadors" on the Oxy-at-the-U.N. Program.
Applications for Fall 2021 are due Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.
***Due to the competitive selection process, applicants are encouraged to apply for study abroad simultaneously if they have not already participated.***
A complete application entails the following components. All components will be uploaded into the electronic application.
- IPO Portal application form
- Personal Statement
- Internship Interests - thematic, missions, agencies, NGO's
- Writing Sample
- One Faculty recommendation
- One Work supervisor recommendation.
Additionally, there will be a formal, in-person interview as part of the selection process (TBD). Not all candidates will be invited to interview. If an applicant will be off campus during the interview period, an interview will be conducted through other means.