OIA Staff Directory
on Management of Internet Names and Addresses
Relevant Press Releases, Testimony and Speeches
OIA Intern Recruitment
The Office of International Affairs (OIA) in the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is seeking volunteer (unpaid) graduate-level interns for ongoing projects. NTIA is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce and is the Executive Branch's principal voice on domestic and international telecommunications and information technology policy issues.
OIA formulates, articulates and implements policies to enhance competition in the global information and communications technology (ICT) sectors. These policies are designed in consultation with U.S. commercial interests. OIA presents these policies before foreign ministerial officials in multilateral entities (CITEL, APEC), in bilateral discussions, in intergovernmental organizations (INTELSAT, ITU) and through special initiatives. We also provide extensive advice to the Executive Branch regarding management of the Internetís domain name system (DNS), a critical aspect of the Internet infrastructure. More information on the agency's international activities can be found on the OIA
Requirements/Prerequisites: We seek student interns with backgrounds in telecommunications policy drawn from political science, public policy, economics, law, or engineering/technology programs. All students must hold U.S. citizenship and be currently enrolled in a university program to be qualified for an intern position.
Timeframes: Spring, Summer, and Fall Semesters. We can also accommodate students on a quarterly schedule.
Projects: Dependent upon skill levels and interests, interns will perform research, writing, and other duties in the following topical or regional policy areas:
/ Trade Policy
• Satellite Policy