Archive for January, 2010

The Washington Internship Institute (WII) has been the leader in the field of experiential learning for 20 years and provided students with real world experience while challenging them through academic coursework.

WII offers three internship programs for undergraduate and graduate students:

  • The Capital Experience serves students of all majors who wish to investigate careers in Washington, DC
  • The Embassy and Diplomatic Scholars Program serves students with interests in international relations including language and business
  • Go Green! serves students with interests in environmental action and policy

Deadline: Summer, March 1;  Fall, July 1;  Spring, December 1

For more information about WII’s internships, visit their website or call 1.800.435.0770


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The National Council on US-Arab Relations’ Washington, DC Summer Internship Program provides undergraduate and graduate students a professional, academic, and career opportunity by internship in the Nation’s Capital. The program combines professional work experiences with a parallel two-month series of seminars. By design, the primary focus of the academic component of the program centers on a sub-region of the Arab countries, the Middle East, and the Islamic world: Arabia and the Gulf.

  • Dates: May 31 – August 5, 2011
  • Cost: $150 non-refundable program fee must be submitted with the application
  • Deadline: March 11, 2011
  • Application Process:
  1. A double-spaced essay (no more than 2 pages) on the topic: US-Arab Relations: Changing Perspectives in the New Decade – 2010 and Beyond
  2. A resume of curriculum vitae
  3. Transcripts of all university-level work
  4. Two letters of recommendation, at least one from a faculty member who knows your work well
  5. A signed Internship Program Application
  6. $150 non-refundable program fee

For more information, click here.

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The El Pomar Internship is a unique summer program that provides continuing undergraduate students an introduction to the nonprofit sector and an opportunity to develop professional interests and skills.  Interns work with and are mentored by leaders in philanthropy.  They serve an important role by providing administrative support for the Foundation’s offices.  Interns receive assignments based upon the Foundation’s needs and, to the extent possible, the interns’ interests.  A weekly professional development series provides insight into and practice in a professional atmosphere.  Past classes have received training in investments, grant-making, public speaking, and career planning.  Each intern fulfills an individual role, but also receives meaningful interaction with the intern class.  While each intern has a distinct learning experience, all have the opportunity to learn concepts through hands-on practice and receive the support and guidance to develop professionally.


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