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McLarty Associates prides itself on the team we put together. Our staff is made up of accomplished individuals who are committed to providing high quality service to our clients. Our hiring philosophy focuses on integrity, dynamism, and expertise. We offer competitive salaries and benefits.

McLarty Associates is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to sexual orientation, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Current Opportunities

Associate, Office of the President

Associate, Office of the President 

McLarty Associates, a global strategic advisory firm based in Washington, DC with offices in Brussels, Beijing, and Singapore, seeks a bright, resourceful, detail-oriented, and energetic junior professional to be an associate in the office of the president in our Washington office.

As an associate in the office of the president, the primary responsibility will be to directly support the firm’s president in firm management, business development, and client services efforts under the supervision of the office’s senior associate.  More detailed responsibilities include providing administrative support and scheduling, conducting research, writing and editing reports and correspondence, planning events, coordinating travel, and handling external communication.

The ideal candidate must be well-organized, flexible, able to anticipate change, able to perform well under pressure, and up to date on current international political and business issues.  It is critical that the candidate is able to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high level of professionalism and confidentiality, especially when interacting with senior-level contacts.  The candidate must be a team player who takes initiative, anticipates needs, and adapts to demanding and ever-changing situations.

All candidates should have a strong background and demonstrated interest in international affairs and business diplomacy honed through study, work, and time spent abroad.  Proficiency in at least one foreign language and WordPress is preferred.  BA/BS required, with a minimum 3.5 GPA.  An interest in politics is preferred.

Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and brief writing sample to with the job title and first and last name in the subject line.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

Associate, Administration

Associate, Administration

McLarty Associates is seeking an administrative associate with excellent phone skills as well as a professional and polished manner to greet high-level visitors.  Responsibilities include handling the front desk, greeting clients, data entry, answering phones, news clips, stockroom inventory, performing other administrative support duties, running the intern program, recruiting personnel, and supporting the firm’s Director of Administration.  The ideal candidate must have strong organizational and communication skills.

Interested candidates should e-mail cover letters and résumés to

Our Internship & Graduate Fellowship Program

Program Overview

McLarty Associates is proud to offer paid temporary positions through our Internship and Graduate Fellowship Program. We seek highly motivated students who are interested in learning more about the field of international strategic advising and who have a strong background in regional and international studies as well as economics, trade and/or business.

Interns and Graduate Fellows are an integral part of our team. The focus of the internship is on research and writing, however selected students are viewed as active participants in the entire client services process and thus get exposure beyond research.

Students who are currently attaining a Master’s degree are eligible to be a Graduate Fellow.

Our Internships and Graduate Fellowships are offered on a semester basis and are hired based on availability per regional practice:

  • Spring: January to May (applications accepted beginning in mid-November)
  • Summer: June to August (applications accepted beginning in March)
  • Fall: September to December (applications accepted beginning in July)

Any regional practice openings will be listed below.


Please scroll down for position descriptions as well as details on how to apply.

Intern/Graduate Fellow, Latin America

Intern/Graduate Fellow, Latin America

McLarty Associates is seeking a graduate student or undergraduate senior for a paid semester internship focusing on the Latin American region. Applicants for the position should meet the following criteria:

The ideal candidate is an accomplished researcher, has excellent writing skills in English and Spanish and is exceptionally organized, with an understanding of international politics, economics, business and culture. He or she should have a strong background, demonstrated interest, and experience living or studying in Latin America, as well as fluency in Spanish.


Responsibilities of the internship include extensive research of public policy and business issues; translation; attending and reporting on speeches, panel discussions and policy forums of interest to the firm and clients; assisting professional staff with general office and administrative support; and a commitment to work 40 hours per week from August through the end of December.


Interested applicants must send a detailed cover letter highlighting relevant experience and skills; a resume; and one short (no more than 3 pages) writing sample demonstrating strong research and concise writing on issues related to international politics or political economy to Please compile all application materials into a single PDF file titled as your first and last name.