Intern in Washington, DC!
Interning in the capital of the United States has many advantages, regardless of your major or interest area. Whether you want to work in business, the arts, government, advocacy, or any number of other fields, DC has fantastic opportunities. And there are lots of alumni there, willing to network with you!
Below is a just a small sample of the kinds of meaningful internship programs available in Washington, DC.
In addition to the programs listed below, you will also find a variety of opportunities in hireBING with the Washington, DC, widget, Indeed.com, Idealist.org, and by networking with alumni on LinkedIn and other platforms.
In the SUNY Washington Internship Program, you spend the fall or spring in Washington, D.C., studying, working and earning up to 16 academic credits. It is open to sophomore, junior, senior, and graduate students of all majors and internships take place in a variety of industries. Work through Binghamton University's Education Abroad office to earn academic credit for this experience. There is a cost associated with this program.
In this intensive experiential learning program, you will "contribute to meaningful projects and tasks in professional settings like federal agencies, Congressional offices, embassies, businesses, and a variety of nonprofit and advocacy organizations." Earn academic credit for this experience through the CDCI program. There is a cost associated with this program.
Through the Washington Center Internship Program, you will be connected with an internship in one of many industries represented, from journalism and communications, to business and politics. All majors are encouraged to apply. Earn academic credit for this experience through the CDCI program.There is a cost associated with this program.
Through the Smithsonian's centralized Office of Fellowships and Internships, you can apply for opportunities across Smithsonian Museums, in a wide variety of roles, from accounting or marketing to research and curating. Earn academic credit for this experience through the CDCI program.
"Student interns assist the History Program by managing our social media accounts; writing features for our website; reviewing the historical manuscripts that we produce; researching historical questions, and performing assorted other support tasks." Earn academic credit for this experience through the CDCI program.