Non-profits & Advocacy

Non-profits & Advocacy

TWC housing

 

TWC housing

This track gives students insight into the operations of nonprofits, national advocacy groups, nongovernmental organizations, federal agencies or cultural organizations. Students will interact with a variety of professionals who are striving to create a more civil society through advocacy and community service. During their time in D.C., interns will learn about the many challenges and opportunities facing these organizations as they seek to promote social change.

Past Programming Activities

Human Rights Campaign
Holocaust Memorial Museum
Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting

Student Testimonial

Anna Baynes

“Through my professional track, I got a glimpse of what it would be like to work in my chosen field and met professionals from many different organizations that I wouldn’t have otherwise had the chance to interact with.”

-Anna Baynes, Intern with Cultivate the City, Elon University, Fall 2016

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