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Over 1,000 nonprofit, international, private sector, and government agencies work with The Washington Center’s interns each year because the program offers quality, diversity, support and selection. Below are some of the partner organizations where TWC students have interned. Please note this list is not exhaustive and includes only a sampling of organizations at which TWC participants have interned. Available positions vary by term.


Arts, Humanities & Education

  • Library of Congress
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
  • Ford's Theater
  • National Association of State Boards of Education
  • Trust for the National Mall
  • Naval History and Heritage Command
  • Save the Children
  • National Association of Federally Impacted Schools
  • U.S. Capitol Historical Society
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • National Education Association
  • Center for Nonprofit Advancement

Business, Economics & Trade

  • Financial Services Roundtable
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • U.S. Small Business Administration
  • U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Manatt Jones Global Strategies
  • Amber Road
  • China Telecom
  • Book Hill Partners
  • U.S. Department of the Interior
  • GIC Group
  • InTrust Global, LLC
  • Bennett Financial
  • Blackboard, Inc.
  • U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Federal Trade Commission
  • U.S. Department of Labor
  • Social Security Administration

Media & Communications

  • Washington, D.C. Examiner
  • National Geographic
  • Voice of America
  • Sirius/XM Radio
  • Cable News Network (CNN)
  • Epic PR Group
  • Brotman Winter Fried Communications
  • The Washington Post
  • Swanson Communications
  • Roll Call
  • Face the Nation
  • Double R Productions
  • Talk Radio News Service
  • Congressional Press Offices
  • Meet the Press


  • Potomac Advocates
  • Rock the Vote
  • The White House
  • U.S. House of Representatives
  • U.S. Senate
  • Republican National Committee
  • Democratic National Committee
  • Progressive Majority
  • Cato Institute
  • National Foundation of Women Legislators
  • Center for American Progress
  • Council of State Governments
  • Heritage Foundation
  • Financial Executives International
  • Various lobbying and consulting firms

International Affairs

  • Amnesty International
  • Peace Corps
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
  • Protection Project
  • National Defense University
  • Leadership Africa
  • Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • United Nations Association of the Capital Area
  • Institute of International Education
  • U.S. Department of State
  • Organization of American States
  • British American Security Information Council
  • Women for Women International
  • Catholic Diocese of Arlington-Migration and Refugee Services
  • Various embassies

Law & Criminal Justice

  • U.S. Attorney's Office
  • U.S. Marshals Service
  • White House Office of National Drug Control Policy
  • Metropolitan Police Department
  • Attorney General for the District of Columbia
  • Potomac Advocates
  • Georgetown Law School Criminal Law Clinic
  • Same Day Processing
  • National Whistleblowers Center
  • Public Defenders Service
  • Interpol
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • D.C. Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Private law offices

Health, Science & Environment

  • U.S. Department of Interior
  • Living Classrooms
  • World Resources Institute
  • The AIDS Institute
  • National AIDS Network
  • World Health Organization Regional Office
  • Environment America
  • Washington Parks & People
  • Federation of American Scientists
  • Earth Day Network
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Association
  • Arthritis Foundation
  • National Mental Health Association
  • Environmental and Energy Study Institute
  • North American Association for Environmental Education
  • Environmental Protection Agency

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