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This internship database is designed for students interested obtaining experience in the field of government and politics. The internships listed here include opportunities in the federal, state, and local government, the non-profit sector, public policy, lobbying firms, think tanks, and many others. While this database is intended to serve as a resource to brainstorm possible internship opportunities, ongoing vacancies in these organizations are not implied. Students should contact individual organizations regarding current internship offerings.

Students interested in earning academic credit for an internship experience should meet with their academic advisors for approval.


American Enterprise Institute- Public Opinion Studies (Non-Profit, Research/Development)

The American Enterprise Institute is a community of scholars and supporters committed to expanding liberty, increasing individual opportunity and strengthening free enterprise. AEI pursues these unchanging ideals through independent thinking, open debate, reasoned argument, facts and the highest standards of research and exposition. AEI is a private, nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution dedicated to research and education on issues of government, politics, economics and social welfare. AEI’s purpose is to serve leaders and the public through research and education on the most important issues of the day.

Website: https://www.aei.org/

Internship information: https://www.aei.org/internships/

Internship last offered: Spring 2016

Administrative Office of the United States Courts (Federal Government)

This federal judicial office was created in 1939 in order to support the operation of the United States Court system. It provides many services to the court – including legal, financial, and administrative support – as well as implementing and executing Judicial Conference policies. . The agency's lawyers, public administrators, accountants, systems engineers, analysts, architects, statisticians, and other staff provide a long list of professional services to meet the needs of judges and the more than 32,000 Judiciary employees working in more than 800 locations nationwide. Interns have assisted in the budgeting and assessment process, as well as reviewing financial data reports.

Website: http://www.uscourts.gov/FederalCourts/UnderstandingtheFederalCourts/AdministrativeOffice.aspx

Internship last offered: Fall 2014

Akerman LLP (Law)

Akerman LLP is a transactions and trial law firm dealing mostly in middle market mergers and acquisitions, and in the financial services and real estate industries. In addition to its litigation departments, Akerman also has a strong Government Affairs department. For internship information, contact Akerman LLP.

Website: https://www.akerman.com/

Internship last offered: Spring 2015

Alliance for Retired Americans (Non-profit)

The Alliance for Retired Americans is a nationwide organization, founded in May 2001, with three million members working together to make their voices heard in the laws, policies, politics, and institutions that shape our lives. The primary objective of the Alliance for Retired Americans is to enroll and mobilize retired union members and other seniors and community activists into a nationwide grassroots movement advocating a progressive political and social agenda that respects work and strengthens families.

Website: http://www.retiredamericans.org/

Internship last offered: Fall 2009

American Association of Retired Persons (NGO, Non-profit)

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with a membership of more than 37 million individuals. AARP helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities, and fights for the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare, employment security, and retirement planning.

Website: http://www.aarp.org

Internship last offered: Spring 2009, Spring 2013

American Association of University Women (Advocacy)

AAUW is a leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. Since 1881, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political. They have worked as a national grassroots organization in areas such as legal advocacy, public policy and global connections.

Website: http://www.aauw.org/

Internship information: http://www.aauw.org/who-we-are/jobs/aauw-jobs-and-internships/

Internship last offered: Fall 2012

American Bar Association (Law)

American Bar Association is the national representative of the legal profession. They work to provide benefits and services to improve their member’s professional growth, promote high quality legal education, eliminate bias in the legal profession, hold governments accountable under the law and work for just laws including human rights and fair legal processes.

Website: http://www.americanbar.org/aba.html

Internship last offered: Fall 2011

American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (Nonprofit, Advocacy)

The ACEEE is a nonprofit organization that seeks to advance energy efficiency policies and harness energy efficiency to increase the economic potential of the United States. They promote energy efficiency by conducting technical and policy analyses, advising policymakers, and working closely with businesses, government officials, and various organizations. ACEEE also conduct conferences and workshops for energy efficiency professionals and produces reports and other media outreach materials. Interns have done work in the field and planned events for the nonprofit.

Website: http://www.aceee.org/

Internship last offered: Fall 2014

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (Lobbying)

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee is a lobbying group that advocates pro-Israel policies to Congress and the Executive branch.

Website: http://www.aipac.org/

Internship information: http://http://www.aipac.org/connect/students/diamond-internship

Internship last offered: Spring 2010

Americans for Prosperity Foundation (Campaign, Partisanship)

Americans for Prosperity Foundation is a nationwide leader in organizing citizen leaders committed to advancing every individual’s right to economic freedom. AFPF educates citizens in support of restraining state and federal government growth, and returning government to its constitutional limits. Americans for Prosperity Foundation works to advance greater economic growth, opportunity and prosperity through strong ethical foundations, government restraint and private sector productivity and competition.

Website: http://americansforprosperity.org/

Internship information: http://americansforprosperity.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Internship-Description.pdf

Internship last offered: Spring 2011

Americans for Tax Reform (Advocacy, Lobbying)

Founded at the request of President Reagan, Americans for Tax Reform pushes for simpler, flatter and lower taxes than today. They promote the Taxpayer Protection Pledge at the state level to ask state legislature candidates to oppose any raises in taxes.

Website: http://www.atr.org/

Internship information: http://www.atr.org/employment

Internship last offered: Fall 2012

Amnesty International, USA (Grassroots, Humanitarian, NGO)

Amnesty International is a global movement of people fighting injustice and promoting human rights. Currently the world’s largest grassroots human rights organization, Amnesty International investigates and exposes abuses, educates and mobilizes the public and helps to transform societies, and protects people wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied. Although the organization is in more than 150 countries, Amnesty International USA is the largest country section with nearly 250,000 members.

Website: http://www.amnestyusa.org/

Internship information: https://careers.aiusa.org/

Internship last offered: Spring 2013, Fall 2015

Armed Forces Foundation (Non-profit)

Armed Forces Foundation offers assistance to active-duty and retired military personnel, National Guard, Reserve Components and military families. This includes direct financial assistance, therapeutic recreational and outreach programs, hospital dinners and national education initiatives.

Website: http://www.armedforcesfoundation.org/

Internship last offered: Spring 2012

Armenian Assembly of America (Advocacy, Grassroots)

The Armenian Assembly of America is non-partisan organization promoting public understanding and awareness of Armenian issues. The organization aims to "strengthen U.S./Armenia and U.S. relations, promote Armenia's democratic development and economic prosperity and seek universal affirmation of the Armenian Genocide" via research, education and advocacy.

Website: http://www.aaainc.org/

Internship information: http://www.aaainc.org/index.php?id=216

Internship last offered: Spring 2009


Booz Allen Hamilton (Consulting/ Analysis)

For more than 99 years, Booz Allen has been providing consulting services to government agencies, corporations, institutions, and nonprofit organizations throughout the world. To help clients address complex issues in ways that will endure for years to come, Booz Allen leverages its deep functional knowledge, which spans strategy and organization, technology, operations, and analytics.

Website: http://www.boozallen.com/

Internship information: http://www.boozallen.com/careers/find-your-job/internships

Internship last offered: Spring 2011

Bracewell & Giuliani, LLP (Law)

Bracewell is a leading law and government relations firm serving the oil and gas, power, financial services, technology and public finance industries throughout the world. Their industry focus enables them to maintain cutting-edge experience and in-depth knowledge of the commercial, legal and regulatory challenges faced by their clients so that they can provide the most effective legal solutions to facilitate transactions and resolve disputes.

Website: http://www.bracewelllaw.com/

Internship last offered: Spring 2016

Brookings Institution (Think tank)

The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Their mission is to conduct independent research and, based on that research, to provide innovative, practical recommendations that strengthen American democracy; foster the economic and social welfare, security and opportunity of all Americans; and secure a more open, safe, prosperous and cooperative international system.

Website: http://www.brookings.edu/

Internship information: http://www.brookings.edu/about/employment#/?tab=1

Internship last offered: Spring 2010, Fall 2013

Brownstein Hyatt (Law, Lobbying)

Brownstein Hyatt practices in the areas of corporate and business law, government relations and public policy, litigation, natural resources law, real estate law and gaming law. Within these concentrations, the firm works in real estate development, hospitality, private equity, telecommunications, technology, manufacturing, construction, energy, water, banking and finance, as well as many other industries and practice areas.

Website: http://www.bhfs.com/

Internship information: http://www.bhfs.com/Careers/Openings?find=62904

Internship last offered: Fall 2009

Bureau of Economic Analysis (Federal Gov.)

The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) is an agency in the United States Department of Commerce that provides important economic statistics including the gross domestic product of the United States. BEA is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System. Its stated mission is to "promote a better understanding of the U.S. economy by providing the most timely, relevant, and accurate economic data in an objective and cost-effective manner."

Website: http://www.bea.gov/

Internship information: http://www.bea.gov/jobs/beajobs_internprogram.htm

Internship last offered: Fall 2011


Capitol Partners Inc. (Consulting/Analysis, Lobbying)

Capitol Partners, Inc., founded in 1999, is a Washington, D.C. based full-service public affairs consulting firm which provides public affairs counsel and strategic guidance to a host of clients, including institutions of higher education, biotechnology companies, municipalities, public authorities, manufacturers, hospitals, museums, major businesses, and not-for-profit organizations. Capitol Partners Inc. specializes in developing partnerships between their clients, Congress, and the Federal government.

Website: http://capitol-partners.com/about-us-federal-grant-support-federal-funding

Internship information: http://capitol-partners.com/sites/default/files/images/intern_info_packet_updated.pdf

Internship last offered: Fall 2011

Cassidy and Associates (Consulting/Analysis, Lobbying)

Founded in 1975, Cassidy & Associates is a government-relations firm based in Washington, D.C. They focus in government relations, energy, environment and natural resources, federal marketing, strategic communications, and global public affairs.

Website: http://www.cassidy.com/

Internship information: http://www.cassidy.com/blog/445/

Internship last offered: Fall 2011

Center for Justice and International Law (NGO)

CEJIL is one of the leading organizations working to protect and promote human rights in the Americas by using creative and comprehensive intervention strategies. CEJIL participates actively in a variety of forums involving multiple actors operating at many levels to achieve its objectives.

Website: http://cejil.org/en

Internship information: http://cejil.org/en/internships-cejil

Internship last offered: Spring 2010

Center for National Policy (Think tank)

The Center for National Policy is an independent think tank dedicated to advancing the economic and national security of the United States. They bring together leaders and decision makers who are focused on the revitalization of the economy for the benefit of all Americans and the strengthening of the values of human rights and democracy at home and across the globe.

Website: http://cnponline.org/

Internship information: http://cnponline.org/ht/d/sp/i/199/pid/199

Internship last offered: Spring 2009

CentroNia Bilingual School (Education)

CentroNía is a nationally recognized, multicultural learning community with a pioneering approach to bilingual education. CentroNía provides support in such areas as helping children build bilingual literacy skills with a native speaker, allowing teens to experiment in music with their artists-in-residence, or enabling budding entrepreneurs to prepare to build a quality childcare business.

Website: http://www.centronia.org/our-programs/dc-bilingual-public-charter-school

Internship information: http://www.centronia.org/internships

Internship last offered: Spring 2010

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (Lobbying)

Cheniere Energy, Inc., is an energy company primarily engaged in LNG-related businesses. They provide information on liquefied natural gas, US energy demand, and how LNG can help to safely diversify and expand America’s energy supply.

Website: http://www.cheniere.com/default.shtml

Internship last offered: Fall 2012

Choice USA (Advocacy)

As a national pro-choice organization, Choice USA gives emerging leaders the tools they need to organize, network, and exchange ideas to build a youth centered pro-choice agenda and mobilize communities for reproductive justice.

Website: http://www.choiceusa.org/

Internship information: http://www.choiceusa.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=138&Itemid=54

Internship last offered: Spring 2012

Command Strategies (Consulting/Analysis)

Command strategies is a specialty business development services and government relations firm. They are knowledgeable about the entire military and government procurement process. Their service specialties include energy, intelligence, homeland security, defense, and business development.

Website: http://commandstrategies.com/

Internship last offered: Fall 2010

Common Cause (Grassroots, Lobbying)

Common Cause describes itself as a nonpartisan, grassroots organization that aims to hold power accountable and ensures that government serves the public interest. Though Common Cause is a watchdog organization, it also aims to empower the people to voice their opinions in the political process. Their work ranges from research and policy development, to grassroots organizing and lobbying. Interns at Common Cause have a variety of options to accommodate different interests and abilities, including program, research, communications, and digital media internships. All internships provide students to opportunity to gain an understanding of and experience in the workings of Congress, the Executive Branch, and grassroots lobbying.

Website: http://www.commoncause.org/

Internship information: http://www.commoncause.org/about/opportunities/internships/

Internship last offered: Spring 2015, Spring 2016

Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (Non-profit)

The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) is a non-profit organization that works to raise awareness about the needs of children without families and to remove policy barriers that hinder children from knowing the love and support a family provides. Each of CCAI’s programs brings together policymakers and individuals with direct foster care or adoption experience.

Website: http://www.ccainstitute.org/

Internship information: http://www.ccainstitute.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=33&Itemid=51

Internship last offered: Summer 2009

Congressional Research Service (Federal Government, Research/Development)

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) provides policy and legal analysis to members of the United States Congress, regardless of party affiliation. The CRS is committed to ensuring that committees and members of Congress always have access to the nation’s best thinking. Through the CRS’s three internship programs (Law Clerk, Student Diversity, and Volunteer), interns can learn about the legislative process and get experience writing analytical reports and memoranda. Interns often work with professional staff to research policy-related issues and questions.

Website: http://www.loc.gov/crsinfo/

Internship information: http://www.loc.gov/crsinfo/research/div-fdt.html

Internship last offered: Spring 2015

Council on American Islamic Relations (Advocacy)

CAIR's mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding. CAIR's Governmental Affairs Department conducts and organizes lobbying efforts on issues related to Islam and Muslims. The department is active in monitoring legislation and government activities and, responding on behalf of the American Muslim community. CAIR representatives have testified before Congress and have sponsored a number of activities designed to bring Muslim concerns to Capitol Hill.

Website: http://www.cair.com/

Internship information: http://www.cair.com/about-us/internships.html

Internship last offered: Summer 2010


DCI Group (Lobbying)

DCI Group helps corporations navigate their most challenging political, legislative and regulatory problems anywhere in the world. Their job is to develop the right message and ensure that message is delivered by a credible source, in the right media venue.

Website: http://www.dcigroup.com/

Internship last offered: Spring 2009

DCCC-Member Services Department (Partisan, Campaign)

The DCCC is the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee which is the official campaign arm of the Democrats in the House of Representatives, and the only political committee in the country whose principal mission is to support Democratic House candidates every step of the way to victory.

Website: http://dccc.org/

Internship information: http://dccc.org/internships/

Internship last offered: Spring 2016

Democratic Governors Association (Partisan, State/Local Gov.)

Founded in 1983, the Democratic Governors Association (DGA) is an independent voluntary political organization organized to support Democratic governors and candidates across the nation. As the only organization dedicated to electing Democratic governors and candidates, the DGA participates at all levels of campaigns, from providing resources to fund operations to helping articulate and deliver their messages. The DGA also provides expert advice in policy areas to Democratic governors and candidates.

Website: http://democraticgovernors.org/

Internship last offered: Spring 2012, Spring 2013

D.C. Legislative and Regulatory Services (Lobbying)

The DC Legislative and Regulatory Service is a bipartisan lobbying firm that specializes in a variety of areas, including the environment, climate, labor, immigration, water, infrastructure and transportation, international business development, and small business. The firm provides strategic advice and counsel which allows their clients to modify or prevent government policies which would impact their businesses negatively. Interns have attended Congressional hearings and conducted research on legislation.

Website: http://www.dclrs.com/

Internship last offered: Fall 2014

District of Columbia Public Schools Central Office (Education, State/Local Gov.)

An internship in the District of Columbia Public Schools’ central office will help students give students the opportunity to learn about managing an urban school district. Additionally, interns will work on projects to help close the achievement gap in public urban schools.

Website: http://dcps.dc.gov/portal/site/DCPS/

Internship information: http://dcps.dc.gov/page/urban-education-leaders-internship-program

Internship last offered: Fall 2011

Dog Meets World: The Photo Diplomacy Project (Non-profit)

The Dog Meets World project is an effort to put photos in the hands of all children and families in need, often for the first time. The program uses volunteer photographers to take the stuffed animal “Foto” when traveling and print out pictures of the prop to give out.

Website: http://www.dogmeetsworld.org/

Internship last offered: Spring 2010


Economic Development Administration- Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Federal Government)

Housed within the U.S. Economic Development Administration, the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIE) works to foster a more innovative U.S. economy focused on turning new ideas and inventions into products and technologies that spur job growth and competitiveness while promoting economic development. Created by former Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke and made official by Congress through the America Competes Act of 2010, the OIE promotes and supports high-growth entrepreneurship, accelerates commercialization of federally funded research, works with other agencies and the White House to collaborate on policies and programs to support entrepreneurship and commercialization, supports the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE), which is chaired by the Secretary of Commerce, and leads the Regional Innovation Strategies Program.

Website: https://www.eda.gov/oie/

Internship last offered: Spring 2016

The Embassy of France (Diplomatic)

The Embassy of France to the United States maintains the diplomatic relationship between the US and France. The French Embassy is home to many departments, including but not limited to the Press and Communication Office, Finance and Administrative Department, Regional Department of Economic Affairs, and Office for Science and Technology. Interns must be proficient in French and have a native speaking level in English. Internships may be for the spring, fall or summer.

Website: http://www.ambafrance-us.org/

Internship information: http://franceintheus.org/spip.php?article1670

Internship last offered: Spring 2015

The Embassy of Israel (Diplomatic)

The Embassy of Israel to the United States is Israel’s largest in the world. The Embassy has many departments that work with the US government including the Political Department, Congressional Affairs, Public Diplomacy, Press Office, Cultural Affairs, Economic Mission and Defense and Armed Forces Attaché.

Website: http://www.israelemb.org/washington/pages/default.aspx

Internship last offered: Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2014

The Embassy of the United Kingdom (Diplomatic)

The Embassy of the United Kingdom in Washington, D.C. is the United Kingdom's diplomatic mission to the United States. They develop and sustain the relationship between the UK and US in terms of economics, policies security and trade. They offer internships ranging from public policy to internal and external communications.

Website: https://www.gov.uk/government/world/usa

Internship last offered: Fall 2012

Endowment for Middle East Truth (Think tank)

The Endowment for Middle East Truth (EMET) is a self-described “think tank and policy center with an unabashedly pro-America and pro-Israel stance.” EMET aims to educate policy-makers and reveal truth in US Middle Eastern policy by challenging falsehoods with research and analysis.

Website: http://emetonline.org/

Internship last offered: Spring 2015

Energy Action Coalition (Non-profit)

Energy Action Coalition is a coalition of 50 youth-led environmental and social justice groups working together to build the youth clean energy and climate movement. Working with hundreds of campus and youth groups, dozens of youth networks, and hundreds of thousands of young people, Energy Action Coalition and its partners have united a burgeoning movement behind winning local victories and coordinating on state, regional, and national levels in the United States and Canada.

Website: http://www.energyactioncoalition.org/

Internship last offered: Spring 2010

Energy Future Coalition (Non-profit, Advocacy)

The Energy Future Coalition is a non-partisan, public policy initiative that seeks to stimulate the green economy and aims to build relationships with businesses and labor organizations with environmental groups for non-partisan, broad solutions. The coalition receives financial and strategic support from United Nations Foundation on environmental policy issues. In the past, interns have researched policies and provided administrative support.

Website: http://energyfuturecoalition.org/

Internship last offered: Fall 2014

Environmental Protection Agency (Advocacy, Federal Gov.)

The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment. To do this they develop and enforce regulations, give grants, study environmental issues, teach people about the environment and publish information.

Website: http://www.epa.gov/

Internship information: http://www.epa.gov/careers/internships/index.html

Internship last offered: Spring 2011, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015

The Equal Rights Center (Non-profit)

The Equal Rights Center (ERC) is a national non-profit civil-rights organization dedicated to promoting equal opportunity in housing, employment, and access to public accommodations and government services through education, research, testing, advocacy, and enforcement. Collaborating with national and local government agencies, for-profit corporations, non-profit organizations, advocacy groups, universities, and service organizations, the ERC advances civil-rights on behalf of its members across the United States.

Website: http://www.equalrightscenter.org/site/PageServer?pagename=ERC_homepage

Internship information: http://www.equalrightscenter.org/site/PageServer?pagename=abt_internships

Internship last offered: Spring 2012

Equality Maryland (Advocacy)

Equality Maryland lobbies in Annapolis and across the state to create equal protection under the law for LGBT Marylanders and their families; to eliminate prejudice and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity through outreach, education, research, community organizing, training and coalition building; and to utilize our Political Action Committee (PAC) to elect fair minded candidates.

Website: http://www.equalitymaryland.org/

Internship last offered: Spring 2010


Federal Communication Commission (Federal Gov.)

The Federal Communications Commission regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories.

Website: http://www.fcc.gov/

Internship information: http://www.fcc.gov/encyclopedia/internships-available-fcc

Internship last offered: Spring 2011

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) (Federal Gov.)

The Federal Emergency Management Agency coordinates the federal government's role in preparing for, preventing, mitigating the effects of, responding to, and recovering from all domestic disasters, whether natural or man-made, including acts of terror.

Website: http://www.fema.gov/

Internship information: http://www.fema.gov/internships

Internship last offered: Spring 2010

Federal Labor Relations Authority (Federal Government)

The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) is an administration agency that mediates labor relations between the federal government and its employees. The FLRA mission is to resolve complaints of unfair labor practices, determine the appropriateness of units for labor organization representation, adjudicate exceptions to arbitrators’ awards, adjudicate legal issues relating to the duty to bargain, and resolve impasses during negotiations. Interested students should go to https://www.usajobs.gov if interested in a position with this agency.

Website: https://www.flra.gov

Internship last offered: Spring 2015

Federal Student Aid (Department of Education) (Federal Gov., Education)

Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. Federal Student Aid, provides more than $150 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds each year to more than 15 million students paying for college or career school. Federal Student Aid is responsible for managing the student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965.

Website: http://studentaid.ed.gov/

Internship last offered: Spring 2011

Federal Trade Commission- Bureau of Competition (Federal Government)

The Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Competition enforces the nation's antitrust laws, which form the foundation of our free market economy. The Federal Trade Commission Act and the Clayton Act, both passed by Congress in 1914, give the Commission authority to enforce the antitrust laws. The Bureau of Competition investigates potential law violations and seeks legal remedies in federal court or before the FTC's administrative law judges. The Bureau also serves as a resource for policy makers on competition issues, and works closely with foreign competition agencies to promote sound and consistent outcomes in the international arena.

Website: https://www.ftc.gov/about-ftc/bureaus-offices/bureau-competition

Internship information: https://www.ftc.gov/about-ftc/bureaus-offices/bureau-competition/careers-bureau-competition/legal-internships-bureau-0

Internship last offered: Spring 2016

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (Federal Gov.)

The Food and Drug Administration is an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments. The FDA is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the regulation and supervision of food safety, tobacco products, dietary supplements, prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceutical drugs, vaccines, biopharmaceuticals, blood transfusions, medical devices, electromagnetic radiation emitting devices, and veterinary products.

Website: http://www.fda.gov/

Internship last offered: Spring 2009

The Fund for American Studies (Non-profit)

The Fund for American Studies is an educational non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1967, the organization’s stated goal is to “prepare young people for honorable leadership by educating them in the theory, practice and benefits of a free society.” They do this through organizing programs for university students from around the world to help grow their leadership skills.

Website: http://www.tfas.org/

Internship information: http://www.tfas.org/page.aspx?pid=244

Internship last offered: Fall 2009


The Glover Park Group (Consulting/Analysis, Lobbying)

The Glover Park Group is an American communications consulting firm headquartered in Washington, D.C. The company was founded in 2001 by former White House and Democratic campaign officials. The firm provides public relations, advertising, opinion research and lobbying services.

Website: http://www.gloverparkgroup.com/

Internship last offered: Spring 2011


Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (Advocacy, Humanitarian)

HIAS protects refugees—including women and children, and ethnic, religious, and sexual minorities—whose lives are in danger for being who they are. Guided by their Jewish values and history, they help refugees rebuild their lives in safety and advocate to ensure that all displaced people are treated with dignity, regardless of ethnicity, religion, or place of birth. Their advocacy work in Washington, D.C. educates Washington policy makers on issues impacting refugees and asylum seekers and promotes fair and comprehensive immigration reform.

Website: http://www.hias.org/

Internship information: http://www.hias.org/career-and-internship-opportunities

Internship last offered: Spring 2009, Spring 2016

The Herald Group (Consulting/Analysis)

With offices in DC, Texas and West Virginia, The Herald Group is situated to help clients with their communications needs. The Group is an independent strategic communications, public affairs and issue advocacy consulting firm that specializes in leveraging and shaping public policy through the use of integrated communications campaigns.

Website: http://www.theheraldgroup.com/

Internship last offered: Spring 2013

The Heritage Foundation (Think tank)

The Heritage Foundation is a research and educational institution whose mission is to formulate and promote public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, and a strong national defense.

Website: http://www.heritage.org/

Internship information: http://www.heritage.org/about/internships-young-leaders/the-heritage-foundation-internship-program

Internship last offered: Spring 2009

House Armed Services Committee (Federal Government)

The oversight responsibilities of the Committee on Armed Services are conducted throughout the calendar year. They are instrumental in the committee's consideration of the annual defense authorization bill, which covers the breadth of the operations of the Department of Defense as well as the national security functions of the Department of Energy and other related areas. The annual national defense budget involves millions of military and civilian personnel, thousands of facilities, and hundreds of agencies, departments, and commands located throughout the world. Contingency operations related to the global war on terrorism will continue to expand the range of topics requiring committee oversight including strategic, operational, and budgetary issues of great scope and complexity.

Website: https://armedservices.house.gov/

Internship last offered: Fall 2015

House Committee on Science, Space and Technology (Federal Gov.)

Created after the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, this committee was the first standing committee created in the House in 11 years and the first committee since 1892 to be established for an entirely new area of jurisdiction. Today the Committee has jurisdiction over much of the non-defense Federal research and development (R&D) portfolio, exclusive jurisdiction over the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).

Website: http://science.house.gov/

Internship last offered: Spring 2009

Human Rights Campaign (Advocacy, Lobbying)

Founded in 1980, HRC advocates on behalf of LGBT Americans, mobilizes grassroots actions in diverse communities, invests strategically to elect fair-minded individuals to office and educates the public about LGBT issues. Internships are available in areas including global development, communications and member outreach.

Website: http://www.hrc.org/

Internship information: http://www.hrc.org/the-hrc-story/internships

Internship last offered: Spring 2012


Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Defense, Federal Gov.)

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the principal investigative arm of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Created in 2003, ICE's primary mission is to promote homeland security and public safety through the criminal and civil enforcement of federal laws governing border control, customs, trade and immigration.

Website: http://www.ice.gov/

Internship information: http://www.ice.gov/careers/internships/

Internship last offered: Spring 2011

Institute for Educational Leadership (Non-profit)

IEL works to equip leaders to work together across boundaries to build effective systems that prepare children and youth for postsecondary education, careers, and citizenship by informing policy makers and thought leaders about policies and practices that will drive innovation and systems change.

Website: http://www.iel.org/

Internship information: http://www.iel.org/about/jobs.html

Internship last offered: Spring 2010

Institute for National Strategic Studies (Defense, Federal Gov.)

The Institute for National Strategic Studies conducts research for officials such as the Secretary of Defense and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Through their six research centers they support the national strategic components of the academic programs at the National Defense University and provide outreach to other US governmental agencies and the broader national security community.

Website: http://inss.dodlive.mil/about/

Internship last offered: Fall 2012

Institute for Policy Studies (Think tank)

IPS is a community of public scholars and organizers linking peace, justice, and the environment in the U.S. and globally. They work with social movements to promote true democracy and challenge concentrated wealth, corporate influence, and military power. They work on issues like peace, justice and the environment.

Website: http://www.ips-dc.org/

Internship information: http://www.ips-dc.org/about/joinus

Internship last offered: Spring 2010

Institute of International Education (Non-profit)

IIE’s mission is to advance international education and access to education worldwide. They accomplish this by managing scholarships, training, exchange and leadership programs; conducting research and facilitating policy dialogue on global higher education and; protecting scholarship around the world.

Website: http://www.iie.org/

Internship last offered: Fall 2009

InterAction (NGO)

InterAction is an alliance organization in Washington, D.C. with ties to more than 180 nongovernmental organizations around the world. InterAction works to eliminate extreme poverty, uphold human rights, safeguard a sustainable planet and ensure human dignity for poor and vulnerable populations by advancing the goals of the U.S.-based international nonprofit community.

Website: http://interaction.org/

Internship information: http://www.interaction.org/about/internship-program

Internship last offered: Spring 2013

Israel on Campus Coalition (Advocacy, Grassroots)

The Israel on Campus Coalition (ICC) was established in 2002 during the wave of anti-Israel incidents on colleges and universities across the United States associated with the Second Intifada. Israel on Campus Coalition expands the network of campus Israel supporters, engages key leaders at colleges and universities around issues affecting Israel, counters anti-Israel activities on campus and creates positive campus change for Israel. ICC offers information, resources, training, leadership opportunities, strategic advice and tactical assistance to the campus community and to national and international supporters of Israel on campus.

Website: http://www.israelcc.org/

Internship information: http://www.israelcc.org/home/opportunities/jobs-internships-and-fellowships

Internship last offered: Fall 2012


Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago (Non-profit)

The Jewish United Fund (JUF) Annual Campaign is focused on helping people in need, rescuing people in danger, and keeping Jewish life strong. They do this through advocating and communicating with the federal government.

Website: http://www.juf.org/

Internship information: http://www.juf.org/college/lsip.aspx

Internship last offered: Spring 2010

The Jewish Federations of North America (NGO)

The Jewish Federations of North America is an American Jewish umbrella organization representing 153 Jewish Federations and 300 independent Jewish communities across North America. JFNA provides fundraising, organization assistance, and training to the Jewish Federations and communities throughout the United States and Canada.

Website: http://www.jewishfederations.org/

Internship information: http://www.jewishfederations.org/page.aspx?id=35905

Internship last offered: Spring 2009

J Street (Advocacy)

J Street describes itself as the political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans. The organization advocates Israeli interests, Jewish and democratic values, and a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. J Street offers a variety of internships in Washington, DC and in other locations. Interns will have the opportunity to engage in new media outreach, develop fundraising tactics, learn about and engage in lobbying activities on Capitol Hill, or learn about NGO and non-profit development and organization.

Website: http://jstreet.org/

Internship information: http://jstreet.org/j-street-internships/

Internship last offered: Spring 2015

Justice Policy Institute (Non-profit)

Justice Policy Institute is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to reduce the use of incarceration and the justice system and promote policies that improve the well-being of all people and communities. They do this through targeted policy briefs, reports and research projects; strategic communications and media advocacy and; strategic consultation to allies and campaigns.

Website: http://www.justicepolicy.org/index.html

Internship information: http://www.justicepolicy.org/About1/Employment-Opportunities-Internships.html

Internship last offered: Spring 2010


Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights (Advocacy)

Created in 1963, the principal mission of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law is to secure equal justice for all through the rule of law, targeting in particular the inequities confronting African Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities. The Lawyers' Committee is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization to enlist the private bar's leadership and resources in combating racial discrimination and the resulting inequality of opportunity.

Website: http://www.lawyerscommittee.org/

Internship information: http://www.lawyerscommittee.org/about?id=0033

Internship last offered: Fall 2012

Legistorm, LLC (Research/Development)

The mission of Legistorm is to empower our clients with easy access to the information they need to achieve their objectives on Capitol Hill. LegiStorm LLC is a non-partisan, for-profit company that researches, verifies and publishes information about Members of Congress and congressional staff. Since 2006, LegiStorm has rapidly grown from the only provider of congressional salary data to offering a fully integrated Web-based platform for government affairs professionals who need to accurately identify congressional staff, monitor activity on Capitol Hill, and engage with Members and staff.

Website: https://www.legistorm.com/

Internship last offered: Spring 2016


Maryland Attorney General's Office (Law, State/Local Gov.)

The Attorney General is the chief legal officer of the State. The Attorney General's Office has general charge, supervision and direction of the legal business of the State, acting as legal advisors and representatives of the major departments, various boards, commissions, officials and institutions of State Government. The Office further represents the State in all cases pending in the Appellate Courts of the State, and in the U.S. Supreme Court and lower Federal Courts.

Website: http://www.oag.state.md.us/

Internship information: http://www.oag.state.md.us/Consumer/volunteer.htm

Internship last offered: Summer 2010

Maryland General Assembly (Law, State/Local Gov.)

The General Assembly is Maryland's legislative body and directly represents the electorate. The state has 47 districts represented by 47 Senators and 141 Delegates. The General Assembly meets each year for 90 days within the State House in Annapolis.

Website: http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/webmga/frm1st.aspx?tab=home

Internship last offered: Spring 2013, Spring 2015

Maryland Republican Party (Campaign, Partisan)

This is Maryland’s local branch of the Republican Party. They provide support to candidates and encourage people to register to vote. It is headquartered in Annapolis. Interns have the opportunity to become familiar with the structure of local politics and learn the necessary skills to work successfully with candidates and volunteers. They will have the chance to directly work on campaigns, recruit and train volunteers, and attend meetings and events.

Website: http://www.mdgop.org/

Internship last offered: Summer 2010

Maryland Sierra Club (Grassroots)

As a branch of the Sierra Club, the Maryland Chapter is an environmental advocacy group that overseas all activities within the state of Maryland. They are focused on protecting the area's natural and wildlife resources, monitoring legislation, sponsoring outings, and educating the public about pressing environmental issues.

Website: http://maryland.sierraclub.org/

Internship information: http://maryland2.sierraclub.org/pages/intern-sierra-club

Internship last offered: Spring 2010

Maryland State House (Law, State/Local Gov.)

The Maryland State House is the oldest statehouse still in legislative use and is where the Maryland General Assembly convenes for three months of the year. Currently, the offices of the governor, the lieutenant governor, the speaker of the House of Delegates, and the president of the Senate are housed in the Maryland State House.

Website: http://msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdstatehouse/html/visitor.html

Internship last offered: Spring 2015

Millennium Challenge Corporation (Humanitarian)

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is an innovative and independent U.S. foreign aid agency that is helping lead the fight against global poverty. Created by the U.S. Congress in January 2004 with strong bipartisan support, MCC is changing the conversation on how best to deliver smart U.S. foreign assistance by focusing on good policies, country ownership, and results. MCC forms partnerships with some of the world’s poorest countries, but only those committed to good governance, economic freedom, and investments in their citizens. MCC grants complement other U.S. and international development programs.

Website: https://www.mcc.gov/

Internship information: https://www.mcc.gov/careers/internships

Internship last offered: Spring 2016

Minorities at Risk (Education)

MAR tracks 283 politically-active ethnic groups throughout the world from 1945 to the present -- identifying where they are, what they do, and what happens to them. The project is designed to provide information in a standardized format that aids comparative research and contributes to the understanding of conflicts involving relevant groups.

Website: http://www.cidcm.umd.edu/mar/

Internship information: http://www.cidcm.umd.edu/mar/contact.asp

Internship last offered: Spring 2010

Millennium Challenge Corporation (Federal Government)

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is a foreign aid agency that aims to reduce global poverty. MCC provides eligible countries with large grants to help countries reduce poverty through achieving sustainable economic growth. Aid from their compacts and threshold programs goes toward sectors deemed a priority by the receiving country in areas such as: agriculture, transportation, water, health, finance, anticorruption, land rights and access, and education. MCC offers internships in areas such as: Administration and Finance; Policy and Evaluation; Compact Operations; Congressional and Public Affairs; and General Counsel.

Website: https://www.mcc.gov/

Internship information: https://www.mcc.gov/pages/jobs/internships

Internship last offered: Spring 2015

Missionary Society of St. Columban (Advocacy)

Missionary Society of St. Columban is a not-for-profit corporation organized for religious, educational and charitable purposes. Interns have the opportunity to work in advocacy or service positions. Advocacy interns meet with Congressional staffers in areas such as human trafficking, US immigration, climate change and international trade agreements.

Website: http://columban.org

Internship last offered: Spring 2012

Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office (Law, State/Local Gov.)

The State’s Attorney serves as the chief prosecutor in Montgomery County, Maryland, whose main responsibility is the investigation and prosecution of criminal defendants. The Office of the State’s Attorney is staffed with 70 full-time Assistant State’s Attorneys, including the independently elected State’s Attorney, two appointed Deputy State’s Attorneys, and supported by a highly trained staff of legal assistants, investigators, victim/witness coordinators and volunteers. The Office aims to serve the public and seek justice for the victims of crime and to educate the public on criminal-justices issues.

Website: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/sao/

Internship last offered: Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Fall 2014

Murphy Anderson PLLC (Advocacy, Law)

Murphy Anderson is a Washington-based law firm representing workers and unions. They practice labor, employment, whistleblower and First Amendment law. In addition to offering fall and spring internships they offer a summer clerk program as well.

Website: http://www.murphypllc.com/

Internship last offered: Spring 2011

Muslim Public Affairs Council (Advocacy)

The Muslim Public Affairs Council is a public service agency working for the civil rights of American Muslims, for the integration of Islam into American pluralism, and for a positive, constructive relationship between American Muslims and their representatives.

Website: http://www.mpac.org/

Internship information: http://www.mpac.org/programs/young-leaders-development/internships-fellowships/internship-program-details.php#.Ue1v-Kx2xdY

Internship last offered: Fall 2011

MWW Group (Consulting/Analysis)

With offices throughout the US, MWW is a strategic public relations and marketing group designed to help clients and businesses achieve their communications goals. Internships are available in their Governmental Relations department where students have the opportunity to work with legislative affairs, public content and research.

Website: http://www.mww.com

Internship information: http://www.mww.com/internship-program

Internship last offered: Spring 2013


NASA Headquarters (Federal Gov.)

The NASA Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs provides executive leadership, direction, and coordination of all communications and relationships, both legislative and non-legislative, between NASA and the United States Congress as well as state and local governments.

Website: http://www.nasa.gov/offices/olia/home/

Internship last offered: Fall 2012

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (Advocacy)

NCCS’s mission is to advocate for quality cancer care for all people affected by cancer and to be an advocacy organization that reflects the needs of all cancer survivors to effect policy change at the national level.

Website: http://www.canceradvocacy.org/

Internship last offered: Spring 2010

National Consumer Voice (Advocacy, Consulting/Analysis)

Founded in 1975 because of public concern about substandard care in nursing homes, the Consumer Voice's mission is to represent consumers at the national level for quality long-term care, services and supports. Interns have the opportunity to assist the staff with projects ranging from marketing to public policy to administration.

Website: http://www.theconsumervoice.org/

Internship information: http://www.theconsumervoice.org/about/jobs

Internship last offered: Spring 2012

National Criminal Justice Association (Law, Advocacy)

Based in Washington DC, the NCJA represents state, tribal and local governments on crime prevention and crime control issues. Its members represent all facets of the criminal and juvenile justice community, from law enforcement, corrections, prosecution, defense, courts, victim-witness services and educational institutions to federal, state, and local elected officials. Interns primarily research and write articles for the NCJA’s newsletter through summarizing and analyzing criminal justice research reports, as well as attending and reporting on congressional hearings, Justice Department briefings, and other meetings around the city.

Website: http://www.ncja.org/

Internship information: http://www.ncja.org/about-ncja/internships/internships

Internship last offered: Spring 2013

National Defense University (Defense, Education, Federal Gov.)

The National Defense University is America's pre-eminent institution for national security and joint professional military education, research, outreach and strategic studies. The internship program gives participants the opportunity to learn from professionals working together to educate senior military and civilian leaders in areas such as national security strategy, joint and multinational operations and regional defense strategies.

Website: http://www.ndu.edu/

Internship information: http://www.ndu.edu/aa/internship.cfm

Internship last offered: Spring 2010, Spring 2015, Spring 2016

National Education Association (NGO, Advocacy)

The National Education Association (NEA) is a nationwide education professional organization spanning all levels of education (pre-school to university). With a strong conviction in providing a great public school for every student, the NEA advocates for education professionals and a united force of public educators to help every student succeed. Interns can fill a variety of positions in the NEA. Internships may involve research, analysis, writing reports, meetings and policy forums, and interviews with governance and staff.

Website: http://www.nea.org/

Internship information: https://neacareers.silkroad.com/neaext/Internships.html

Internship last offered: Spring 2015

National Conference of State Legislatures (NGO)

The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) aims to help states be strong governing bodies by giving states the tools, information, and resources to help them create solutions to their problems. The NCSL is devoted to protecting state authority and providing a forum for states to form a strong, cohesive voice. Their legislative internship program gives interns the opportunity to apply their classroom knowledge and build on their skills. The internship program provides first-hand experience in the legislative process. Positions are available in a variety of locations and for different term lengths.

Website: http://www.ncsl.org/

Internship information: http://www.ncsl.org/research/about-state-legislatures/states-legislative-internship-programs-and-coordinators.aspx

Internship last offered: Spring 2015

National Republican Senatorial Committee (Campaign, Partisan)

The National Republican Senatorial Committee works to elect Republicans to the U.S. Senate. The NRSC provides support and assistance to current and prospective Republican U.S. Senate candidates in the areas of budget planning, election law compliance, fundraising, communications tools and messaging, research and strategy.

Website: http://www.nrsc.org/

Internship information: http://www.nrsc.org/internships/

Internship last offered: Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2012

Nixon Center: Center for the National Interest (Consulting/Analysis)

The Center for the National Interest is a non-partisan public policy institution established by former President Richard Nixon. Its current programs focus on energy security and climate change, immigration and national security, and U.S. relations with China, Japan, Mexico, and Russia. The Center also publishes the bimonthly foreign affairs magazine The National Interest.

Website: http://www.cftni.org/

Internship information: http://www.cftni.org/index3216.html

Internship last offered: Spring 2011

No Labels (Grassroots, Non-Profit)

No Labels is a growing citizens’ movement of Democrats, Republicans and Independents dedicated to promoting a new politics of problem solving. Started three years ago, No Labels has organized the Problem Solvers coalition, a group of 85 members of Congress – Democrats and Republicans – who meet regularly with their colleagues from across the aisle to build trust and start negotiating to solve problems. Interns have the opportunity to work in the field and research offices..

Website: http://www.nolabels.org/

Internship information: http://hq.nolabels.org/page/s/intern-in-washington-dc

Internship last offered: Spring 2013


Office of Community Relations (PG Co.) (State/Local Gov.)

The Office of Community Relations seeks to engage Prince George’s County residents and encourage all residents to participate fully in their government. They achieve this through proactive research, professional constituent services and collaborative problem solving.

Website: http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/sites/community/Pages/default.aspx

Internship last offered: Spring 2012

Office of Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (MD) (Federal Gov.)

Congressman Cummings represents Maryland’s 7th District and serves as the Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. He is also a senior member of the Joint Economic Committee and the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. He serves on both the subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation and the subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.

Website: http://cummings.house.gov/

Internship information: http://cummings.house.gov/serving-you/internships

Internship last offered: Fall 2012

Office of Congressman John Delaney (MD) (Federal Gov.)

Congressman Delaney was elected in 2012 as the only former CEO of a publically traded company serving in the House of Representatives. He represents Maryland’s 6th Congressional district and serves the House Committee on Financial Services and the Joint Economic Committee. Congressman Delaney’s primary focus in office is to restore the nation’s economic competitiveness.

Website: http://delaney.house.gov/

Internship information: http://delaney.house.gov/services/internships

Internship last offered: Fall 2013

Office of Congressman Andy Harris (MD) (Federal Gov.)

Congressman Andy Harris represents the 1st District of Maryland. He serves on the Committee on Appropriations and on the following subcommittees: Commerce, Justice, Science, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Legislative Branch.

Website: http://harris.house.gov/

Internship information: http://harris.house.gov/serving-you/internships

Internship last offered: N/A

Office of Congressman Steny Hoyer (MD) (Federal Gov.)

Congressman Steny Hoyer represents Maryland’s 5th District and serves as the House Minority Whip. As House Democratic Whip, he is the second-ranking member of the House Democratic Leadership. He is charged with mobilizing the party vote on important legislation, acting as a liaison between Members and the Democratic Leadership, and coordinating strategy within the Caucus.

Website: http://hoyer.house.gov/

Internship information: http://hoyer.house.gov/internships-for-steny-hoyer/

Internship last offered: Spring 2010, Fall 2013, Spring 2014

Office of Congressman A. Dutch Ruppersberger (MD) (Federal Gov.)

Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger has represented Maryland’s 2nd District since 2003. The district covers parts of Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Harford County, Howard County and Baltimore City. He serves as the Ranking Member of the Intelligence Committee.

Website: http://dutch.house.gov/

Internship information: http://ruppersberger.house.gov/how-can-dutch-help-you/internships

Internship last offered: N/A

Office of Congressman John Sarbanes (MD) (Federal Gov.)

Serving Maryland’s 3rd District since 2007, Congressman John Sarbanes is on the Committee on Energy and Commerce and sits on the subcommittee on Health and the subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade. As a leader on the Congressional Chesapeake Bay Task Force, Congressman Sarbanes is raising awareness among his colleagues in the Congress about the perils facing the Bay.

Website: http://sarbanes.house.gov/

Internship information: sarbanes.house.gov/services/students/internships

Internship last offered: Spring 2009

Office of Congressman Chris Van Hollen (MD) (Federal Gov.)

Congressman Chris Van Hollen represents Maryland’s 8th Congressional District. He serves as the top Democrat on the House Budget Committee. In this position, he serves as a key point person on budget and economic legislation in the House.

Website: http://vanhollen.house.gov/

Internship information: vanhollen.house.gov/services/internships

Internship last offered: N/A

Office of Maryland State Delegate LeRoy Myers (State/Local Gov.)

Representing Maryland’s state district 1C of Allegany and Washington Counties, Delegate LeRoy Myers has served in the House of Delegates since 2003. He sits on the Ways and Means Committee, the House Facilities Committee, the Rules and Executive Nominations Committee and the Joint Committee on Gaming Oversight.

Website: http://msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdmanual/36loc/wa/leg/html/msa13975.html

Internship last offered: Spring 2013

Office of the First Lady of the United States (Federal Gov.)

The Office of the First Lady of the United States is part of the Executive Office of the President and is in charge of helping the First Lady carry out her duties in the White House. The Office is also in charge of all social and ceremonial events of the White House. Interns have the opportunity to work with staff to develop the First Lady’s role in important policy issues, help manage her schedule, respond to letters, or assist in planning White House events.

Website: http:www.whitehouse.gov/

Internship information: http://www.whitehouse.gov/participate/internships

Internship last offered: Spring 2014

Office of Maryland State Senator Paul Pinsky (State/Local Gov.)

Paul Pinsky became a member of the Maryland Senate in 1994 after serving two terms in the House of Delegates. He serves on the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee. Pinsky represents the 22nd District of Prince George’s County.

Website: http://senatorpinsky.org/

Internship last offered: Spring 2013

Office of Senator Ben Cardin (MD) (Federal Gov.)

Senator Ben Cardin chairs both the Water and Wildlife subcommittee of EPW and the East Asian and Pacific Affairs subcommittee of the Foreign Relations Committee. Additionally, he serves on the Senate Committee on Finance and the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. He has been in office since 2007.

Website: http://www.cardin.senate.gov/

Internship information: http://www.cardin.senate.gov/students/internships/

Internship last offered: Spring 2009

Office of Senator Barbara Mikulski (MD) (Federal Gov.)

Senator Barbara Mikulski serves as the chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee; she is the chairwoman for the subcommittee on Commerce, Justice and Science. Additionally, she serves as a senior member of both the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. She has served since 1987.

Website: http://www.mikulski.senate.gov/

Internship last offered: N/A

Office of the Attorney General (Federal Gov., Law)

The Attorney General represents the United States in general legal matters and gives advice and opinions to the President and to the heads of the executive departments of the government when requested.

Website: http://www.justice.gov/ag/

Internship information: http://www.justice.gov/careers/student_programs.html

Internship last offered: Fall 2009

Optical Society of America (Research, Development)

Founded in 1916, The Optical Society (OSA) is the leading professional association in optics and photonics. OSA's public policy programs are designed to facilitate the interaction between members and elected officials. OSA visits elected officials, inform governments about optics and photonics by providing technical expertise, and reach out to decision makers so they understand why science - and optics in particular - is an integral part of society.

Website: http://www.osa.org/en-us/home/

Internship last offered: Fall 2011

Optimal Solutions Group, LLC (Consulting/Analysis)

Optimal is a small economic and policy analysis research and consulting firm. They are committed to supplying insightful program and policy evaluation, cost-benefit and effectiveness analyses, custom econometric modeling, and market analyses for decision makers in both the public and private sectors. Optimal does work for the government at the federal, state, and local level, and works with nonprofits and businesses, as well.

Website: http://www.optimalsolutionsgroup.com/

Internship last offered: Spring 2011, Spring 2012


Partner for Surgery (Non-profit)

Partner for Surgery aims to serve as a bridge between patients in need of surgical care in remote communities and the surgical teams that come to Guatemala to help the impoverished. They do this through developing sustainable health programs for rural Guatemalan communities and providing a sustainable infrastructure that enables impoverished Guatemalans to access quality medical and surgical care.

Website: http://partnerforsurgery.org/

Internship last offered: Fall 2012

Pentagon (Defense)

The Pentagon is the headquarters of the US Department of Defense. The mission of the Department of Defense is to provide the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of the country. The Pentagon uses the Pathways Program to hire interns who are interested in seeking federal government experience.

Website: http://www.defense.gov/

Internship last offered: Spring 2010

People for the American Way (Advocacy, Grassroots, Lobbying)

People For the American Way’s mission is making the promises of America real for every American. As an educational institution, they communicate with the American people through printed materials, radio, television, public lectures and discussions. They gather information, analyze it, and distribute their findings to the public in a manner that provides for full and fair exposition of the issues.

Website: http://www.pfaw.org/

Internship information: http://www.pfaw.org/about-us/employment-internship-and-volunteer-opportunities

Internship last offered: Fall 2011, Fall 2013

Prince George's County Democratic Office (Campaign, Partisan)

This is Prince George’s County's local branch of the Democratic Party. They provide support to candidates and encourage people to register to vote. Interns have the opportunity to become familiar with the structure of local politics and learn the necessary skills to work successfully with candidates and volunteers. They will have the chance to work on campaigns and attend meetings and events.

Internship last offered: Fall 2012

Progressive Maryland (Grassroots)

Progressive Maryland works to improve the lives of working families through research, public education, and direct political action in Annapolis, Washington, and communities statewide. They offer internships in a variety of different capacities including organization, outreach and development.

Website: http://progressivemaryland.org/

Internship information: http://progressivemaryland.org/about/jobs/

Internship last offered: Spring 2010

Project Meridian Foundation (NGO)

Project Meridian Foundation (PMF) is team of professionals with experience ranging from international and domestic law to security, psychology, finance, and technology. The leadership team of PMF has made major strides against human trafficking through awareness in the identification of traffickers and their victims throughout the world.

Website: http://www.projectmeridianfoundation.org/

Internship information: http://www.projectmeridianfoundation.org/How-To-Help/Intern-Program-Application

Internship last offered: Spring 2010

Public Defender Service (Law)

The Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia (PDS) provides and promotes quality legal representation to indigent adults and children facing a loss of liberty in the District of Columbia and thereby protects society's interest in the fair administration of justice.

Website: http://www.pdsdc.org/

Internship information: http://www.pdsdc.org/internshipsandclerkships/internshipsdetails.aspx

Internship last offered: Spring 2010


The Raben Group, LLC (Consulting/Analysis, Law, Lobbying)

The Raben Group is a Washington, D.C.-based lobbying, consulting, and public affairs firm founded by a former United States Assistant Attorney General, Robert Raben. They specialize in issues of law and public policy. The firm maintains offices across the United States in DC, New York and Los Angeles.

Website: http://www.rabengroup.com/

Internship information: http://www.rabengroup.com/careers

Internship last offered: Spring 2012, Spring 2013

Recording Industry Association of America (Law)

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) supports and promotes the creative and financial vitality of the major music companies. RIAA works to protect the intellectual property and First Amendment rights of artists and music labels; conduct consumer, industry and technical research; and monitor and review state and federal laws, regulations and policies.

Website: http://www.riaa.com/

Internship last offered: Summer 2009

Red Cross (NGO)

The American Red Cross provides compassionate care to those in need through donors, volunteers and employees who share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering. They deliver their services through five areas: disaster relief, supporting military families, giving blood, health and safety services, and international services.

Website: http://www.redcross.org/

Internship information: http://www.redcross.org/support/get-involved/summer-internship-program

Internship last offered: Spring 2012

Reger Research (Consulting/Analysis)

Reger Research uses databases and information gathering techniques to provide interest groups and political candidates with useful, accurate, and detailed research on the political, personal, business, and professional background of politicians. They do this by working with with campaign pollsters, fund-raisers, media consultants, direct mail consultants, and campaign staff on a daily basis to ensure that the research is used as effectively as possible.

Website: http://reger-research.com/

Internship last offered: Summer 2010

Republican National Committee (Campaign, Partisan)

The Republican National Committee (RNC) is a political committee that provides national leadership for the Republican Party. It is responsible for developing and promoting the Republican political platform, as well as coordinating fundraising and election strategy. It is also responsible for organizing and running the Republican National Convention. They offer internships in various concentrations such as the Chairman’s office, the press office, and research.

Website: http://www.gop.com/

Internship information: http://www.gop.com/internships/

Internship last offered: Fall 2009, Spring 2015

Resnick & Schwartzman, LLC (Law)

Resnick & Schwartzman, LLC has been practicing law for more than 40 years throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. They specialize in personal injury, maritime and admiralty law, and commercial litigation and debt collection. They have offices in both Maryland and DC.

Website: http://www.rs-atty.com/

Internship last offered: Fall 2009

Rice Consulting Firm (Campaign, Consulting/Analysis)

Rice Consulting Firm helps candidates raise funds and set strategies for elections through fundraising, incumbency protects, and social media marketing. They offer internships focusing in political consulting.

Website: http://www.riceconsultingllc.com/

Internship information: http://www.riceconsultingllc.com/internprogram.php

Internship last offered: Fall 2010

Robert Weiner Associates (Consulting/Analysis)

Robert Weiner Associates offers full service public affairs and issue strategy support to clients. They consult with the media on drug policy, aging issues, government operations, sports information, and political campaign issues, among others.

Website: http://www.weinerpublic.com/

Internship last offered: Spring 2011

Rock the Vote (Campaign, Grassroots)

Rock the Vote’s mission is to engage and build political power for young people in the United States. They use music, popular culture, new technologies and grassroots organizing to motivate and mobilize young people to participate in every election with the goal of seizing the power of the youth vote to create political and social change.

Website: http://www.rockthevote.com/about/

Internship information: http://www.rockthevote.com/jobs/

Internship last offered: Summer 2009


Search for Common Ground (Non-profit)

Search for Common Ground strives to transform the way the world deals with conflict, away from adversarial approaches, toward cooperative solutions. They do this through working with media, community and dialogue.

Website: http://www.sfcg.org/

Internship information: http://employment.sfcg.org/

Internship last offered: Spring 2010

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (Federal Gov.)

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee was established in 1816 as one of the original ten standing committees of the Senate. Some of the subcommittees include Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Subcommittee on African Affairs and the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere and Global Narcotics.

Website: http://www.foreign.senate.gov/

Internship information: http://www.foreign.senate.gov/about/internships

Internship last offered: Spring 2010

Sexuality Information and Education Council of the US (Advocacy, Education)

The Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States was founded in 1964 to provide education and information about sexuality and sexual and reproductive health. SIECUS educates teachers, advocates to policymakers, and informs the public about these important topics.

Website: http://www.siecus.org/

Internship information: http://www.siecus.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=page.viewPage&pageId=492&parentID=472

Internship last offered: Fall 2009, Spring 2011

Sierra Club (Grassroots)

The Sierra Club is one of the oldest and largest grassroots environmental organizations in the United States. Their mission is to explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth, practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources, educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment, and to use all lawful means to carry out these objectives.

Website: http://www.sierraclub.org/

Internship information: http://www.sierraclub.org/careers/internships/

Internship last offered: Spring 2009

The Sierra Student Coalition (Grassroots)

The Sierra Student Coalition (SSC) is a network of high school and college-aged youth from across the country working to protect the environment. The SSC is the youth-led chapter of the Sierra Club. Internship opportunities range from event planning to data management to diversity program coordination.

Website: http://ssc.org/

Internship information: http://ssc2.sierraclub.org/sites/ssc.sierraclub.org/files/SSC_Internship_Program.pdf

Internship last offered: Summer 2009

START- National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (Research/Development)

The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism—better known as START—is a university-based research and education center comprised of an international network of scholars committed to the scientific study of the causes and human consequences of terrorism in the United States and around the world. START is committed to the widespread dissemination of its research findings not only to homeland security professionals through tailored research, education and training efforts, but also to students of all levels and to the general public.

Website: https://www.start.umd.edu/

Internship information: https://www.start.umd.edu/careers/internships

Internship last offered: Spring 2016

State Voices (Grassroots)

The State Voices network supports creative ways to mobilize and empower people across the country so their voices are heard and their participation is assured in the public sphere. Their goal is to actively engage Americans in the decision and policy-making processes that impact their lives, their communities, their states and their country.

Website: http://www.statevoices.org/

Internship last offered: Fall 2012

Street Law, Inc. (Non-profit)

Street Law is a nonprofit organization that creates classroom and community programs that teach people about law, democracy, and human rights worldwide. Street Law program participants benefit from “real-life” lessons and insights, which they can use to effect positive change for the rest of their lives.

Website: http://www.streetlaw.org/en/home

Internship last offered: Spring 2009

Students for Sensible Drug Policy (Grassroots)

Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) is an international network of students dedicated to ending the war on drugs. At its heart, SSDP is a grassroots organization, led by a student-run Board of Directors, who create change by bringing young people together and creating safe spaces for students of all political and ideological backgrounds to have honest conversations about drugs and drug policy. Founded in 1998, SSDP comprises thousands of members at hundreds of college campuses in countries around the globe.

Website: http://ssdp.org/

Internship information: http://ssdp.org/about/job-opportunities/internships-and-fellowships/

Internship last offered: Fall 2009


The Toxicology Forum (Non-profit)

The Toxicology Forum is an international, nonprofit organization devoted to conducting open dialogues among various segments of society concerned with the harmful effects of chemicals on living organisms. They do this through organizing and conducting meetings with government and regulatory agencies and the scientific community.

Website: http://toxforum.org/

Internship last offered: Spring 2010

Transportation Security Administration (Federal Gov.)

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that exercises authority over the security of the traveling public in the United States. Following September 11, 2001, TSA was created to strengthen the security of the nation’s transportation systems and ensure the freedom of movement for people and commerce.

Website: http://www.tsa.gov/

Internship information: http://www.tsa.gov/careers/tsa-intern-program

Internship last offered: Spring 2009, Spring 2015, Spring 2016


The Urban Institute (Think tank)

The Urban Institute is a non-partisan Washington D.C.-based American think tank that carries out economic and social policy research, collects data, evaluates social programs, educates the public on key domestic issues, and provides advice and technical assistance to developing governments abroad.

Website: http://www.urban.org/

Internship information: http://www.urban.org/about/careers/internships.cfm

Internship last offered: Fall 2010

U.S. Agency for International Development (Diplomatic, Federal Gov., Humanitarian)

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is the United States federal government agency primarily responsible for administering civilian foreign aid. USAID seeks to "extend a helping hand to those people overseas struggling to make a better life, recover from a disaster or striving to live in a free and democratic country." It operates in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Europe.

Website: http://www.usaid.gov/

Internship information: http://www.usaid.gov/work-usaid/careers/student-internships

Internship last offered: Spring 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Spring 2015

U.S. Attorney's Office (Law, Federal Gov.)

The United States Attorneys serve as the nation's principal litigators under the direction of the Attorney General. They are they chief federal law enforcement officers in each of the 94 districts across the United States and are involved in civil litigation where the United States is a party.

Website: http://www.justice.gov/usao/

Internship information: http://www.justice.gov/usao/dc/programs/employment/vol_intern.html

Internship last offered: Spring 2010

U.S. Census Bureau (Federal Gov.)

The United States Census Bureau is the principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System responsible for producing data about the American people and economy. The primary mission of the Census Bureau is conducting the U.S. Census every ten years, which allocates the seats of the U.S. House of Representatives to the states based on their population.

Website: http://www.census.gov/#

Internship information: http://www.census.gov/about/census-careers/opportunities/programs/student/stu_temp.html

Internship last offered: Spring 2012

U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission (Federal Gov.)

The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the United States Congress in October 2000. It is responsible for monitoring, investigating, and submitting to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the bilateral trade and economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China, and to provide recommendations to Congress for legislative and administrative action.

Website: http://www.uscc.gov/

Internship information: http://www.uscc.gov/about/job-opportunities

Internship last offered: Spring 2009

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (Defense, Federal Gov.)

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States. USCIS aims to strengthen the security and integrity of the immigration system, support immigrants' integration and participation in American civic culture, and promote flexible and sound immigration policies and programs.

Website: http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis

Internship last offered: Spring 2011, Spring 2015, Spring 2016

U.S. Department of Commerce (Federal Gov.)

The mission of the Department of Commerce (DOC) Internship Program is to engage and empower developing leaders with an interest in public service. The program will expose students to opportunities in the Federal Government and the potential to find passion in a career in public service. Interns will gain unique experience though their placement in one of several DOC offices.

Website: http://www.commerce.gov/

Internship information: http://www.commerce.gov/about-commerce/internships

Internship last offered: Fall 2011

U.S. Department of Education (Education, Federal Gov.)

Created in 1980, U.S. Department of Education’s mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access. Internship opportunities range from policy analysis and finance to legal work and intergovernmental relations.

Website: http://www.ed.gov/

Internship information: http://www2.ed.gov/students/prep/job/intern/index.html

Internship last offered: Spring 2011, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015

U.S. Department of Energy (Federal Gov.)

The mission of the Energy Department is to ensure the America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions. This Department offers internships in in a wide range of professional disciplines: from science and engineering to business and program analysis.

Website: http://energy.gov/

Internship information: http://energy.gov/student-programs-and-internships

Internship last offered: Fall 2013, Spring 2014

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General (Federal Gov., Law)

The Office of the Inspector General’s mission is to protect the integrity of Department of Health and Human Services programs as well as the health and welfare of program beneficiaries. OIG develops and distributes resources to assist the health care industry in its efforts to comply with the Nation’s fraud and abuse laws and to educate the public about fraudulent activities.

Website: https://oig.hhs.gov/

Internship information: http://oig.hhs.gov/faqs/internship-program-faq.asp

Internship last offered: Spring 2011

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Defense, Federal Gov.)

The Department of Homeland Security’s mission is to secure the nation from the many threats we face. This requires the employees in jobs that range from aviation and border security to emergency response, from cybersecurity analyst to chemical facility inspector. The Department offers internships ranging from health and science to public affairs.

Website: http://www.dhs.gov/

Internship information: https://www.dhs.gov/student-opportunities-0

Internship last offered: Spring 2010, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (Federal Gov.)

Created in 1956 by the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act, HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers and meet the need for quality affordable rental homes.

Website: http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD

Internship information: http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/administration/jobs/internship

Internship last offered: Spring 2012

U.S. Department of the Interior (Federal Gov.)

The U.S. Department of the Interior uses science to manage and sustain America’s lands, water, wildlife, and energy resources, honors the nation’s responsibilities to tribal nations, and advocates for America’s island communities.

Website: http://www.doi.gov/index.cfm

Internship information: https://www.doi.gov/pathways/internship-program

Internship last offered: Spring 2011

U.S. Department of Justice (Federal Gov., Law)

The Department of Justice is the U.S. federal executive department responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice, equivalent to the justice or interior ministries of other countries. The Department is led by the Attorney General. Prospective interns have the opportunity to apply for the DOJ Pathways program.

Website: http://www.justice.gov/

Internship information: http://www.justice.gov/careers/student_programs.html

Internship last offered: Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015

U. S. Department of Labor (Federal Gov., Humanitarian)

The Department of Labor seeks to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.

Website: http://www.dol.gov/

Internship information: http://www.dol.gov/oasam/programs/internship/

Internship last offered: Spring 2012, Fall 2014

U.S. Department of State (Federal Gov.)

As the first executive department established in 1789, the State Department is responsible for international relations of the United States. Its mission is to advance freedom for the benefit of the American people and the international community by helping to build and sustain a more democratic and secure world composed of states that respond to the needs of their people, reduce widespread poverty, and act responsibly within the international system.

Website: http://www.state.gov/s/h/

Internship last offered: Spring 2009, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014

U.S. Department of the Treasury (Federal Gov.)

The Treasury Department is the executive agency responsible for promoting economic prosperity and ensuring the financial security of the United States. The Department is responsible for a wide range of activities such as advising the President on economic and financial issues, encouraging sustainable economic growth, and fostering improved governance in financial institutions. Established by an Act of Congress in 1789 to manage government revenue, the Department is administered by the Secretary of the Treasury.

Website: http://www.treasury.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Internship information: http://www.treasury.gov/careers/Pages/Pathways-Internships.aspx

Internship last offered: Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (Federal Gov.)

The Department of Veterans Affairs supports veterans in their time after service by providing certain benefits and assistance. The Department is split into three subdivisions: Veteran’s Health Administration, Veteran’s Benefit Administration, and National Cemetery Administration. The Department uses the Pathways Program for student internships.

Website: http://www.va.gov/

Internship information: http://mycareeratva.va.gov/Careerpath/Internships/Pages/default.aspx

Internship last offered: Fall 2009

U.S. Embassy in London (Diplomatic)

The London Embassy is the largest American embassy in Western Europe, and is the focal point for events relating to the United States held in the United Kingdom. The Embassy offers internships in areas such as policy, communications, and diplomacy.

Website: http://london.usembassy.gov/

Internship information: http://london.usembassy.gov/internships/index.html

Internship last offered: Summer 2010

U.S. Mint (Federal Gov.)

The primary mission of the United States Mint is to serve the American people by manufacturing, distributing, and circulating precious metals, collectible coins, national medals, and providing security over assets entrusted to them. They offer internships over a wide variety of interests including law, communications, marketing and engineering.

Website: http://www.usmint.gov/

Internship information: http://www.usmint.gov/about_the_mint/careers/?action=Recruiting

Internship last offered: Spring 2009

U.S. Secret Service (Federal Gov.)

The United States Secret Service is a federal law enforcement agency with headquarters in Washington, D.C., and more than 150 offices throughout the United States and abroad. The Secret Service was established in 1865. Today, the agency is mandated by Congress to carry out dual missions: protection of national and visiting foreign leaders, and criminal investigations.

Website: http://www.secretservice.gov/#content

Internship information: www.secretservice.gov/join/diversity/students

Internship last offered: Fall 2009

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (Humanitarian)

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees.

Website: http://www.unhcr.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/home

Internship information: http://www.unhcr.org/pages/49c3646c49d.html

Internship last offered: Spring 2012


VOX Global (Consulting/Analysis)

VOX Global is a strategic communications firm that consults a variety of clients in media relations, digital advertising, social media, crisis, grassroots, and sustainability. VOX Global deals with a variety of industries from cybersecurity to education. Internships vary by location and type. Interns work in public affairs to research applicable policy issues.

Website: http://voxglobal.com/

Internship information: http://voxglobal.com/careers/

Internship last offered: Spring 2015


Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (Defense)

The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) is the largest military medical center in the nation. Their mission is to ensure the readiness and care of the Uniformed Services and their families. They provide comprehensive care to prevent disease, restore health, and maximize readiness. WRNMMC also provides care for the President and Vice-President of the United States, Members of Congress, and Justices of the Supreme Court. In addition, when authorized, WRNMMC provides care for foreign military and embassy personnel.

Website: http://www.wrnmmc.capmed.mil/SitePages/home.aspx

Internship last offered: Spring 2009

Washington Peace Center (Non-profit)

The Washington Peace Center is an anti-racist, grassroots, multi-issue organization working for peace, justice, and nonviolent social change in the metropolitan Washington DC area since 1963. Their mission is to provide education and resources for those working for positive social change and a world free from oppression.

Website: http://www.washingtonpeacecenter.org/

Internship information: http://washingtonpeacecenter.net/jobs

Internship last offered: Spring 2010

The White House (Federal Gov.)

The White House Internship Program’s mission is to make the “People’s House” accessible to future leaders from around the nation. The Program provides interns an opportunity to gain valuable professional experience, build leadership skills, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office and prepare them for future public service opportunities.

Website: http://www.whitehouse.gov/

Internship information: http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/internships

Internship last offered: Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014

Wilson Center International Center for Scholars (Research, Development)

At The Wilson Center, preeminent scholars and experts research topics of national and international relevance. Through public meetings and events, broadcast media and social media, publications in print and online, and a wide range of outreach activities, the Wilson Center is engaged in the global dialogue of ideas.

Website: http://www.wilsoncenter.org/

Internship information: http://www.wilsoncenter.org/opportunities/Internship

Internship last offered: Fall 2010

Women for Women International (Non-profit)

Women for Women International strives to provide women survivors of war, civil strife and other conflicts with the tools and resources to move from crisis and poverty to stability and self-sufficiency, thereby promoting viable civil societies.

Website: http://www.womenforwomen.org/

Internship information: http://www.womenforwomen.org/about-women-for-women/careers.php

Internship last offered: Spring 2012

WSSC Headquarters (State/Local Government)

Established in 1918, WSSC is currently among the largest water and wastewater utilities in the nation, with a network of nearly 5,600 miles of fresh water pipeline and over 5,400 miles of sewer pipeline. Their service area spans nearly 1,000 square miles in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties, and they serve 1.8 million residents through approximately 460,000 customer accounts. WSSC drinking water has always met or exceeded federal standards.

Website: https://www.wsscwater.com/home.html

Internship information: https://www.wsscwater.com/intern

Internship last offered: Fall 2015