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Internship Search Sites

White House Internships: Students will advise the President on national and international environmental policy matters.

The Environmental Careers Organization (ECO): a national, non-profit organization that protects and enhances the environment through the development of professionals, the promotion of careers and inspiration of individual action. More than 8,500 interns have been placed in paid internships nationwide since 1972. Each year about 650 ECO Associates are placed in paid internships at local, state, and federal government agencies, non-profits, private corporations and consulting firms across the country.

The Fund for American Studies: Sponsored by Georgetown University, this summer internship emphasizes three Washington D.C.-based internship areas for students interested in US policy or government affairs: comparative political and economic systems; business and government affairs; or political journalism.

Washington Internship Institute: They offer a number internships in the Washington, D.C. area. Interns may serve in Federal agencies, the house or senate, the Supreme Court, the Department of State and even inside foreign embassies located in the area for Mexico, Korea, France, Sri Lanka and a few other nations. They recruit three times per year. Watch their deadlines! Most internships are unpaid.

John F. Kennedy Center: Internships at the Kennedy Center are designed to offer meaningful learning experiences for people interested in performing arts management and/or arts education. Upper-level undergraduate students, graduate students, and students who have not been out of school for more than two years are eligible. All majors are encouraged to apply!

Magazine Publishers of America With more than 240 publishing titles and 1,400 titles among its membership, this non-profit industry association offers a listing of internships available at member magazines such as Vibe, People, Nickelodeon, Gear, YM, Reader's Digest and more.

Student Conservation Association: Interns can serve at any number of national parks, national recreation areas, national forests or other federally-supported locations. Interns assist with building and maintaining trails, assisting programs and personnel within the parks and a variety of other outdoor assignments. Students have ample time off to explore and hike their assigned areas. Internships are unpaid, but lodging, meals and travel are included.

Students with Disabilities
The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, Scholarship Program for College Students With Disabilities

Students with Disabilities
Workforce Recruitment Program

The Washington Center for Internships: TWC is a nonprofit, educational organization that provides full-time internships and short-term academic seminars for college students from over 1000 colleges and universities in the US and abroad who seek a quality, supervised internship worthy of academic credit.

Washington Semester and World Capitals Programs: Offered by the American University, this program offers two summer sessions which take interns into the work site 4-1/2 days per week with a faculty led seminar the other 1/2 day. Students earn 3 academic credits which are transferable to their home school. Internships are available in: national government & politics; economic policy and international business; print and broadcast media & communication; foreign policy & international affairs; arts & humanities; justice & law.

U.S. Department of State Internship Program