Sample Internship Sites
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Hundreds of nonprofit, international, private sector, and government agencies host Washington Center interns each year. This list is not exhaustive and includes only a subset of organizations at which students have interned in the recent past. Some organizations have U.S. citizenship requirements (marked below with *) and availability will vary by semester. You’ll have an advisor to guide you throughout the internship matching process and help you secure a position that fits your interests, skills and background. Learn more about the pre-arrival experience.

 

Arts, Humanities and Education

  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
  • Catholic Diocese of Arlington - Migration and Refugee Services
  • Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Joy of Motion Dance Center
  • National Association of Federally Impacted Schools
  • U.S. Department of Education *
  • Naval History and Heritage Command
  • Special Olympics
  • Studio Theater
  • The Urban Institute
  • National PTA
  • Congressional Chorus
  • United Way Worldwide
  • U.S. Capitol Historical Society *
  • U.S. WWI Centennial Commission

Business, Economics and Trade

  • 1776
  • Amber Road
  • Brazilian Industries Coalition
  • Prep Factory
  • Central Union Mission
  • DC Department of Small and Local Business Development
  • Entrepreneurs' Organization
  • Foundation on Economic Trends
  • Izar Capital Group
  • Manchester Trade
  • The Consumer Goods Forum
  • U.S. Department of Commerce *
  • U.S. International Trade Commission *
  • U.S. Small Business Administration
  • WorkAmerica

Journalism, Media and Communication

  • Double R Productions
  • Epic PR Group
  • JWM Productions
  • Shout!
  • PBS’ To the Contrary
  • RedEye Post
  • Politifact
  • Tricom Associates
  • Global Voice Hall Live
  • National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association
  • ZCOMM
  • VIVA Creative
  • Voice of America
  • Communicad
  • SRB Communications

Government and Politics

  • S & P Global
  • Circle of Friends for American Vets
  • Council of State Governments
  • D.C. Mayor's Office
  • Lobbyit.com
  • American Legislative Exchange Council
  • Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
  • Kieloch Consulting *
  • Public Allies
  • The Chwat Group
  • The Potomac Advocates *
  • U.S. House of Representatives
  • U.S. Senate
  • National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators
  • Whitmer & Worrall *
  • The Abraham Group

International Relations and Global Studies

  • Meridian International Center
  • Empowered Women International
  • Foundation for Defense of Democracies
  • Center for Security Policy *
  • Institute of World Politics
  • Inter-American Defense Board
  • International Rescue Committee *
  • Leadership Africa
  • National Defense University
  • Peace Corps
  • Seraphim Global
  • Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Center
  • International Association of Women Judges
  • Wilson International Center for Scholars
  • Various embassies

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
  • Offender Aid and Restoration
  • Private law offices
  • Public Defender Service
  • Same Day Process *
  • Mil Mujeres Legal Services
  • Potomac International Center for Terrorism Studies
  • DC Corrections Information Council
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security *
  • U.S. Marshals Service *

Health, Science and Environment

  • Healthsperien, LLC
  • EarthShare
  • Arthritis Foundation
  • Sierra Club
  • Planet Forward
  • Ecological Society of America
  • National Cancer Registrars Association
  • National Park Service *
  • Securing Water for Food
  • STEMConnector
  • National Association of State Foresters *
  • 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 *

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