Internship Profiles

During the past year, MSFS interns have:

Researched material for a book by a former U.S. National Security Advisor
Provided analysis to the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the World Bank regarding microfinance and infrastructure development in Africa and Asia
Drafted a proposal for a non-profit organization project to assist NGOs and civil society in Macedonia
Prepared a study for the Asian Development Bank on the role of asset management and resolution companies in bank restructuring and enterprise privatization

  • Analyzed new business opportunities for satellite communication services
  • Worked on due diligence analysis of $46 million hotel financing project in Colombia
  • Wrote speeches and newspaper columns for a member of the U.S. House of Representatives
  • Contributed to a study on Guatemalan rural development
  • Coordinated and implemented campaign law enforcement during the national elections in Bosnia
  • Researched material for a book by a former Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development
  • Facilitated communication between the Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan and national and international observers
  • Prepared briefings and talking points on a variety of trade topics for the UN Conference on Trade & Development
  • Provided analysis for an international consulting firm on biotechnology policies in RomaniaAssisted geographical information systems analysts to create satellite maps for various humanitarian missions
  • Wrote stories on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, archeological finds, and the Israeli business climate for the Associated Press Jerusalem bureau
  • Co-founded a start-up social enterprise focusing on recycling plastic bags into solar cookers and water pasteurizers in Mozambique
  • Conducted interviews with micro-entrepreneur loan recipients for an NGO in Nicaragua
  • Gave talks on U.S. foreign policy on behalf of the State Department at top Japanese universities and organized a week long security symposium for Asian defense officials
  • Wrote an energy security report for a leading Washington D.C. think tank
  • Evaluated political risk associated with emerging market investments in industries including health care, retail banking, oil & gas, energy and construction