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Hundreds of nonprofit, international, private sector, and government agencies work with The Washington Center’s interns each year. The list below is not exhaustive and includes only a subset of organizations at which TWC students have interned in the recent past. You'll have an advisor to guide you throughout the internship matching process, and TWC will help you secure a position that fits your interests, skills and background. Available sites vary by student and semester. Learn more about the pre-arrival experience.


Arts, Humanities and Education

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
  • Catholic Diocese of Arlington - Migration and Refugee Services
  • For the Love of Children
  • Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Land Trust Alliance
  • National Association of Federally Impacted Schools
  • National Education Association
  • Naval History and Heritage Command
  • Save the Children
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Studio Theater
  • The Urban Institute
  • Trust for the National Mall
  • United Way Worldwide
  • U.S. Capitol Historical Society
  • U.S. WWI Centennial Commission

Business, Economics and Trade

  • 1776
  • Amber Road
  • Bennett Financial
  • Entrepreneurs' Organization
  • Foundation on Economic Trends
  • GIC Group
  • Izar Capital Group
  • Manatt Jones Global Strategies
  • Manchester Trade
  • Maryland Women's Business Center
  • The Consumer Goods Forum
  • U.S. Department of Commerce
  • U.S. International Trade Commission
  • U.S. Small Business Administration
  • WorkAmerica

Journalism, Media and Communication

  • 522 Productions
  • Bravo
  • C-SPAN
  • Cumulus Media
  • Double R Productions
  • Epic PR Group
  • JWM Productions
  • Local News Now LLC
  • Magnify It
  • RedEye Post
  • Talk Radio News Service
  • Tricom Associates
  • Various Congressional Press Offices
  • Viva Creative
  • Voice of America

Government and Politics

  • Center for American Progress
  • Circle of Friends for American Vets
  • Council of State Governments
  • D.C. Mayor's Office
  • Democratic National Committee
  • Enroll America
  • Jacques and Associates
  • National Foundation of Women Legislators
  • National Hispanic Medical Association
  • Public Allies
  • The Chwat Group
  • The Potomac Advocates
  • U.S. House of Representatives
  • U.S. Senate
  • Various congressional committees
  • Whitmer & Worrall

International Relations and Global Studies

  • American Council for International Education
  • Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Empowered Women International
  • Foundation for Defense of Democracies
  • Global Giving
  • Institute of World Politics
  • Inter-American Defense Council
  • International Rescue Committee
  • Leadership Africa
  • National Defense University
  • Peace Corps
  • Seraphim Global
  • Shared Hope International
  • Shia Rights Watch
  • Various embassies
  • Wilson International Center for Scholars
  • Women for Women International

Legal Affairs and Criminal Justice

  • D.C. Department of Forensic Sciences
  • Federal Practice Group
  • Federal Trade Commission
  • Justice Research and Statistics Association
  • Metropolitan Police Department
  • National Legal Aid & Defender Association
  • Potomac Advocates
  • Private law offices
  • Public Defenders Service
  • Same Day Process
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • U.S. Marshals Service

Health, Science and Environment

  • American Psychological Association
  • EarthShare
  • Environmental and Energy Study Institute
  • Green Seal
  • National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors
  • National Cancer Registrars Association
  • National Park Service
  • Solar Electric Power Association
  • STEMConnector
  • The Jane Goodall Institute
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • U.S. Department of the Interior
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • U.S. Government Accountability Office
  • Washington Parks and People

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