UCDC Internship Site Ideas

Please look through the links below for internship ideas. You are not limited to these options while applying to internships. For more information about applying to internships and additional internship search resources, see the Finding an Internship page.

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Internship Categories

Arts and Culture

American Folklore Center

American Folklore Society

Americans for the Arts

Anacostia Community Museum

Arena Stage

Art Museum of the Americas

ART Options

Center for Arts and Culture

Corcoran Gallery of Art

Dance Place

DC Arts Center

DC Preservation League

Duke Ellington School of the Arts

Fiat Luxe Tours

Fillmore Arts Center

Heritage Preservation

Historic Alexandria

Historical Society of Washington DC

Italian Cultural Institute of Washington DC

John F Kennedy Center for Performing Arts

National Archives of American Art

National Building Museum

National Endowment for the Arts

National Gallery of Art

National Humanities Alliance

National Museum of American History

National Museum of Natural History

National Museum of the American Indian

National Museum of Women in the Arts

National Postal Museum

Office of the Curator, Supreme Court

Shakespeare Company

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Smithsonian Archives of American Art

Smithsonian Associates

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts

Women in Film and Video

Woodrow Wilson Center

Zenith Gallery

Business, Economics, and Marketing

American Bankers Association

American Bankruptcy Institute

American Enterprise Institute

American Legislative Exchange Council

American Society for Public Administration

Broadcasting Board of Governors

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Charles Koch Foundation

Committee for Economic Development

Congressional Management Foundation

Consumer Bankers Association

Consumer Electronic Association

Consumer Federation of America

Country-Insurance and Financial Services

Deloitte-Business Strategy Firm

Diligence

Economic Strategy Institute

Ernst and Young - International Firm

Export-Import Bank of the United States

Fair Trade Federation

Federal Deposit Insurance Cooperation

Federal Reserve Board

Fiat Luxe Tours

Fidelity Investments

Fontheim International

Foreign Agricultural Service

General Accounting Office

German American Business Council

Institute for International Economics

Institute for Policy Studies

Inter-American Bank Development

Inter-American Dialogue

Internal Revenue Service

International Business-Government Counselors

International Development Systems

International Economic Development Council

International Trade Administration

Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

KPMG Peat Marwick

Minority Business Development Agency

Morgan Stanley Dean Witter

National Chamber Foundation

National Consumers League

National Council for Urban Economic Development

National Restaurant Association

National Strategies, Inc.

National Taxpayers Union

Office of Financial Education & Financial Access

Organization for Economics Cooperation and Development

Overseas Private Investment Corp.

Pal-Tech

Partners for the Common Good

Progressive Policy Institute

Search for Common Ground

Small Business Administration

Sodex-Marriott, Marketing Division

The Public Forum Institute

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service

U.S. Department of Labor

U.S. Department of State: Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs

U.S. Department of State: Economic & Business Affairs

U.S. Department of State: Office of International Finance & Development

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

UBS - Financial Firm

Campaign Committees and Delegations

Committee for Justice

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

Democratic Leadership Council

Democratic National Committee

Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee

National Republican Senatorial Committee

Republican National Committee

Republican Youth Majority

Senate Democratic Policy Committee

Children and Families

A Wider Circle

Advocates for Youth

Alliance for Justice

America's Promise Alliance

American Psychological Association: Committee on Children, Youth & Families

Center for Child Protection and Family Support

Center for Community Change

Children's Defense Fund

Children's Rights Council

Coalition for Community Schools

D.C. Hunger Solutions

Families USA

Global Fund for Children

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

National Center for Tobacco-Free Kids

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty

National Low Income Housing Coalition

National Research Center for Women and Families

Public Leadership Education Network

Resources for Inner-City Children

RESULTS

Safe Shores

The Enrichment Centers

Youth Crime Watch (Ignitus Worldwide)

Youth Vote Coalition

Consumer Advocacy

Alliance for Justice

American Association for Retired Persons

Consumer Energy Council of America

Public Citizen

Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch

Defense & National Security

British-American Security Information Center

Center for Defense Information

Center for Nonproliferation Studies

Century Foundation

Committee for National Security

Council for a Livable World

International Institute for Strategic Studies

National Defense University

Education

Academy for Educational Development

Alliance for Excellent Education

American Association for Higher Education

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

American Federation of Teachers

Association of American Universities (AAU)

Education Sector

Georgetown University Medical School - Psychiatry Department

Higher Achievement Program

Institute for Higher Education Policy

Institute for International Education

Joint Natl. Committee for Languages & National Council for Intl. Studies

Learning First Alliance

NAACP, Washington Bureau

NAFSA: Association of International Educators

National Science Teacher's Association

Presidential Classroom

Reading is Fundamental

Smithsonian Center for Education & Museum Studies

Teach for America

The AIDS Institute

The Center for Education Reform

U.S. Department of Education: Hispanic Outreach & Communication

U.S. Department of Education: Office of Planning, Evaluation, & Policy Development

United States Student Association

University of California Office of Federal Government Relations

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics

World Affairs Council, D.C.

Embassies

Embassy of Australia

Embassy of France

Embassy of Israel

Embassy of Italy

Embassy of Japan

Embassy of the Czech Republic

Environmental Issues

1Sky Campaign

American Farmland Trust

American Forest Foundation

American Forests

American Rivers

Center for Marine Conservation

Children's Environmental Health Network

Coalition for Smarter Growth

Council on Environmental Quality

Department of Agriculture

Department of Agriculture: Economic Research Service

Department of Energy

Earth Day Network

Environmental and Energies Study Institute

Environmental Law Institute

Environmental Protection Agency

Foreign Agricultural Service

Friends of Earth

Green America

Institute for Market Transformation

Interaction

National Audubon Society

National Geographic Society

National Wildlife Federation

Nature Conservancy

Resources for the Future

S.S. Papadopoulos and Associates

Sierra Club

Sierra Club: Energy and Global Warming Division

Smart Growth America

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Sustainable Building Industries Council

The Climate Reality Project

United Nations Industrial Development Organization

US Department of Justice: Environmental and Natural Resources Division

World Wildlife Fund

Executive Branch

Department of Agriculture

Department of Commerce

Department of Education

Department of Energy

Department of Health and Human Resources

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Department of Interior

Department of Justice

Department of Justice: Civil Rights Division

Department of Justice: Justice Management Division

Department of Justice: Office of the Solicitor General

Department of Justice: U.S. Attorney's Office of Washington D.C.

Department of Labor

Department of State Internship Program

Department of State: Foreign Affairs

Department of State: Plans, Policy & Analysis

Department of Transportation: Office of Inspector General

Department of Treasury

Export-Import Bank of the United States

Federal Communications Commission

House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs

Institute for National Strategic Studies

National Institute of Health

National Institute of Mental Health

National Security Agency

Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President

Securities and Exchange Commission

Senate HELP Committee (Health, Education, Labor & Pensions)

U.S. Department of Commerce: Minority Business Development Agency

U.S. Government Departments and Agencies

U.S. Trade Representative

White House

White House Office of National Drug Control Policy

White House Office of the First Lady

White House Vice President's Office

Government Relations

Ice Miller Strategies

International Rescue Committee

National Electrical Manufacturer's Association

Perennial Strategy Group

The Raben Group

Wheat Government Relations

The Hill

American Psychological Association: Committee on Children, Youth & Families

Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

Congressional Research Service

Corporation for National Community and Service

Democratic Policy and Communications Center

House of Representatives

House Offices

House Republican Conference: Legislative Digest

House Republican Policy Committee

House Science Committee

House Subcommittee on Africa

House Subcommittee on Economic Development

National Conference of State Legislators

Senate Judiciary-Subcommittees

Senate Republican Conference

Senators Offices

United States Senate

United States Senate Judiciary Committee

Health & Human Services

American Associations for Retired Persons

American Diabetes Association

American Public Health Association

American Red Cross-Government Relations and Strategic Partnerships

Arthritis Foundation

Association for Reproductive Health Professionals

Autism Speaks

Bread for the World

Capital Area Food Bank

Care

Center for Science in the Public Interest

Debt AIDS Trade Africa

Department of Agriculture: Economic Research Service

Department of Health and Human Resources

Doctors for America

Drug Policy Foundation

Drug Reform Coordination Network

Food and Drug Administration

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health

Habitat for Humanity International

Health Service Research Journal

Housing Works

International Food Information Council

National Coalition for the Homeless

Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission

Oxfam

Peace Corps

Planned Parenthood Federation

The Elizabeth Glaser pediatric AIDS Foundation

The Hudson Institute

Trust for America's Health

US ASEAN

Women's Foundation - Washington area

Human Rights

ACLU

Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

Americans for Democratic Action

Americans United for Separation of Church and State

Amnesty International

Anti-Defamation League

Center for American Progress

Center for International Policy

Center for Science, Policy and Outcomes

Center of Concern

Common Cause

Community for Creative Non Violence

Department of Justice: Office of the Solicitor General

Department of State: Foreign Services Institute

European Union Delegation to the United States

Federation for American Immigration Reform

Freedom House

Homeless Resource Exchange

Human Rights Campaign

Institute on Religion and Public Policy

Justice Policy Institute

JustVision

Mercy Corps

Mobilizing America's Youth

National Council of La Raza

National Immigration Forum

National Italian American Foundation

National Whistleblowers Center

Northeast-Midwest Institute

Organization of American States

Pan American Health Organization

People for the American Way

Point Foundation

Refugees International

RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights

The Advocacy Project

The Enrichment Centers

The Nation Institute

The UNC Refugee Agency

The United Nations World Food Program

Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission

United Nationals Development Program

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

United States Asia Institute

United States Department of Education Hispanic Outreach and Communication

United States Student Association

United to End Genocide

US Commission on Civil Rights

Victory Fund

Washington Office on Latin America

World Federalist Movement

International Relations

American Enterprise Institute

American Foreign Service Association

American Israel Public Affairs Committee

APCO Worldwide

Atlantic Council for the United States

Center for International Policy

Center for International Private Enterprise

Center for Justice and International Law

Center for Strategies and International Studies

Chemonics International

Department of State: Foreign Affairs

Department of State: Foreign Services Institute

Foreign Service Journal

German Marshal Fund of the United States

Hillel

Institute for International Economics

Institute of International Education

Inter-American Dialogue

International Center for Religion and Diplomacy

League of United Latin American Citizens

Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation

Meridian International Center

Middle East Institute

National Conference of State Legislators

National Council on U.S. Arab Relations

National Democratic Institute

Organization of American States

Partners for the Common Good

Sister Cities International

Society for International Development

U.S. Department of State: Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs

U.S. Department of State: Office of International Finance & Development

U.S. Global Leadership Coalition

United States Asia Institute

United States Department of Labor: Bureau of International Labor Affairs

US ASEAN

US Association for International Development

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Women in International Security

Woodrow Wilson Center

World Federalist Movement

Journalism/Media/Communication

ABC - Political Division

American Abroad Media

American Jewish Press Association

American Journalism Center

Arms Control Today

Associated Press

Atlas Strategies

Broadcasting Board of Governors

Bureau of National Affairs

C-SPAN

Campaigns and Elections Publication Corp

Cassidy and Associates

CBS News

Center for Public Integrity

Center for Science in the Public Interest

Chlopak, Leonard, Schechter & Associates

CNN-America

Congressional Youth Leadership Council

DCS Services, LLC

Federal Communications Commission

Fleishman-Hillard

Foreign Service Journal

Fox 5 News

Fox 5 Sports

Freedman Consulting, LLC

Friends of National Zoo Magazine

Hedricksmith Productions

Hispanic Link News Service

International Foundation for Electoral Systems

Journal of Democracy

Justice Policy Institute

Katz Television

Kivvit

Levick Strategic Communications

MacNeil-Lehrr News Service

Middle East Research and Information Project

MSNBC

Murphy Putnam Media Inc.

National Geographic TV

National Public Radio

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

NBC 4

New Republic Online

NOW Times

PBS

Perennial Strategy Group

Rabinowitz Communications

Rad Campaign

Radio-Television News Director's Association & Foundation

Reporter's Committee for Freedom of the Press

Russ Reid Company

Science Magazine

Self Reliance Foundation

Stateline.org

Student Press Law Center

Talk Radio News Services

The American Prospect

The Dershowitz Group

The Globalist

The Hill

The Nation

The Nation Institute

The Raben Group

The Washingtonian

United Communications Group

Univision

US News and World Report

USA Today

Voice of America

VOX Global

W*USA TV (CBS)

Washington Center for Politics and Journalism

Washington Post

Waveworks Digital Media

WETA TV

Wilson Quarterly

WJLA TV

WMAL 105.9 FM/AM 630

Women's Institute for Freedom of Press

WRC-TV

WRQX MIX 107.3

WTTG- FOX 5

XM Radio

Young America's Foundation

Judicial Branch

Administrative Office of the US Courts

Department of Justice

Department of Justice: Office of the Solicitor General

Department of Justice: U.S. Attorney's Office of Washington D.C.

District of Columbia Bar Association

District of Columbia Superior Court

United States Sentencing Commission Office of Policy Analysis

US Supreme Court

Law

American Association for Justice

American Bar Association

Attorney General's Office

Consumers for a Responsive Legal System

Cooley LLP

Criminal Justice Policy Foundation

DC Corporation Counsel

DC District Courts Research Department

Department of Justice: Office of the Solicitor General

District of Columbia Bar Association

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service

Justice Research and Statistics Association

Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund

Morgan McGuire LLC

National Archives Office of the Federal Register

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

National Conference of State Legislators

National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty

National Senior Citizens Law Center

Public Defender's Service

Tax Foundation

United States Senate Judiciary Committee

US Commission on Civil Rights

US Supreme Court

Vinson & Elkins, LLP

Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts

Law Enforcement

National Association of Chiefs of Police

National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors

U.S. Central Bureau of Interpol

U.S. Coast Guard

Lobbyists/General Political

Americans for Democratic Action

Americans United for Separation of Church and State

Center for Law and Social Policy

Citizens Against Government Waste

Coalition to Stop Gun Violence

Drug Policy Foundation

Lincoln Park Strategies

National Conference of State Legislators

United States Student Association

Voto Latino

Museums

American Folklore Center

Anacostia Community Museum

Art Museum of the Americas

Folger Shakespeare Library

Freer and Sackler Gallery

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

ImaginAsia Family Program at Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Library of Congress

Marine Corps Historical Center

NASA History Office

National Air and Space Museum

National Anthropological Archives

National Building Museum

National Children's Museum

National Gallery of Art

National Museum of American History

National Museum of Natural History

National Museum of the American Indian

National Museum of Women in the Arts

National Portrait Gallery

National Postal Museum

National Security Archive

National Women's History Museum

Navy Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiatives

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Smithsonian Institute Internship

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Supreme Court Curator's Office

The National Archives

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Public Relations

Asia Policy Point

Bickerstaff Group

Burson Marsteller

DDB Bass and Howes

Edelman

Fenton Communications Association

FTI Consulting

Jaffe Associates

Ketchum Public Relations

Lewis PR

Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide

Powell Tate

Ruder Finn Public Relations

Shandwick Public Affairs

Silverberg Associates

Spectrum Science Public Relations

Stanton Communications

Stratacomm

Strauss Radio Strategies

The Curley Company

The Dershowitz Group

Science and Technology

Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Chemical Society

American Council on Renewable Energy

American Indian Science and Engineering Society

American Institute of Biological Sciences

American Medical Student Association

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

American Society for Cell Biology

American Society for Engineering Education

American Society for Horticultural Science

American Society for Microbiology

American Society for Plant Biologists

APCO Worldwide inc

Association for Women in Science

Battelle Memorial Institute

Bonneville Power Administration Internship

Carnegie Institution of Washington

Center for Democracy & Technology

Center for Science in the Public Interest

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Climate Institute

Council on Environmental Quality

DC Parks & Recreation

Defense Intelligence Agency

Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board

Department of Defense

Department of Energy

Department of Energy: Office of Science

Eben Tisdale Fellowship 

Ecological Society of America

Edison International

Electronic Privacy Information Center

Environmental Protection Agency

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Federal Maritime Commission

Federal Mine Safety and Health Commission

Federation of American Scientists

Food Research Action Center

Foundation for AIDS Research

Foundation On Economic Trends 

Friends of Earth

Health and Human Services, Human Rights Protection

Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities Internship Program

House Resources Committee

House Science Committee

Humane Society of the United States

Jane Goodall Institute

Lloyd V. Berkner Space Policy Internships

Marine Fish Conservation Network

MIT, Washington Office

NASA

National Academy of Sciences

National Bioethics Advisory Commission

National Environmental Education Training Foundation

National Institute of Mental Health

National Institute of Standards and Technology

National Marine Sanctuary Program

National Oceanic and Atmosphere Association

National Research Council, International Affairs

National Science and Technology Council

National Science Board/ National Science Foundation

National Transportation Safety Board

National Wildlife Federation

Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP)

New Forests Project

Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs

Orthotic & Prosthetic Assistance Fund

Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program

Science Magazine

Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee

Sierra Club: Energy and Global Warming Division

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Smithsonian Mineral Science

Smithsonian: Paleobiology

Summer Institute in Earth Sciences (SIES)

United States Arctic Research Commission

US Army Corp of Engineers

US Botanic Garden

US Bureau of Land Management

US Census Bureau

US Department of Agriculture, National Arboretum

US Department of Education, Protection of Human Rights in Research

US Government Printing Office

White House Office of the Federal Environmental Executive

Sports

D.C. United

Fox 5 Sports

Washington Capitals

Washington Wizards

Think Tanks

Bipartisan Policy Center

Brookings Institute

Capital Research Center

Cato Institute

Center for American Progress

Ethics and Public Policy Sector

Heritage Foundation

Justice Policy Institute

Kennedy Institute of Ethics

New America Foundation

Resources for the Future

The Hudson Institute

The Vera Institute

Washington CORE

Woodrow Wilson Center

Trade and Professional Associations

International Downtown Association

International Trade Administration

Justice Research and Statistics Association

National Italian American Foundation

National Jewish Democratic Council

National Science Teacher's Association

Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch

US ASEAN

US Chamber of Commerce

Washington International Trade Association

Unions

ACLU-NCA

AFL-CIO

Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service

Service Employees International Union

Women's Issues

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues

Emily's List

Feminist Majority Foundation

Girl Scouts of the USA

Girls, Inc.

Hadassah

Institute for Women's Policy Research

National Democratic Institute-Women's Political Participation Programs

National Older Women's League

National Organization for Women

National Women's Health Network

National Women's History Museum

National Women's Law Center

National Women's Political Caucus

Public Leadership Education Network

RAINN

Society for Women's Health Research

URGE

Women in Film and Video

Women in Philanthropy

Women's Action for New Directions

Women's Campaign Fund

Women's Foreign Policy Group

Women's Foundation - Washington area

Women's Thrive Worldwide