Application

Fall Semester: Mid-September to Mid-December

  • Completed application by June 27; you will be notified by July 21.
  • International applicants: Completed application by June 1; you will be notified by June 30.

Spring Semester: Late January to Late April

  • Completed application by November 1; you will be notified by December 1.
  • International applicants: Completed application by September 29; you will be notified by October 20.

Summer Semester: Mid-May to Mid-August

  • Completed application by February 15; you will be notified by March 15.
  • International applicants: Completed application by February 15; you will be notified by March 15.

All potential Cato interns must fill out this application. This includes graduate students, legal interns, TFAS Capital Semester students, Metcalf Fellows, FTE interns, and Koch Fellows.

International applicants only: After completing the application, please send a resume or CV to mhouser@cato.org. If you are selected, we will need this resume/CV to begin the visa process. Domestic applicants should not send a resume/CV.


In order to submit an application, you must create and log in with a user account. Afterward, to save your work for later, click "Save Draft." To submit your final application, click "Submit Form."

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Application wrapper

In order to submit an application, you must create and log in with a user account. Afterward, to save your work for later, click "Save Draft." To submit your final application, click "Submit Form."