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Government Internship Links



Internships offered through Georgetown University by The Institute on Political Journalism, The Engalitcheff Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems and The Bryce Harlow Institute on Business and Government Affairs.

Federal Bureau of Investigation- The FBI has numerous internship opportunities available for undergraduate and graduate students seeking to contribute to the FBI’s mission and learn more about what it is like to work at the FBI.

Fermi Laboratory- Summer internships for physics majors.

To volunteer with the Fish and Wildlife Service.

National Archives & Records Administration.  The National Archives and Records Administration invites undergraduate and graduate level students to submit applications for voluntary internship programs.

National Endowment for the Arts. Undergraduate and graduate students and other volunteers who would like to gain work experience at the National Endowment for the Arts are invited to apply for NEA internships.  Interns are accepted throughout the year in many of the Arts Endowment's offices on a non-paid basis.  These internships offer a national overview of arts activities across the country.  Interns work in assisting the staff with a variety of tasks related to the process of awarding federal grants.  A variety of resources are available for participants of the NEA Internship Program: an extensive arts library and meetings of advisory panels and the National Council on the Arts.

Presidential internships. The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program was established by executive order in 1977 to attract to the federal service outstanding men and women from a variety of academic disciplines and career paths who have a clear interest in, and commitment to, excellence in the leadership and management of public policies and programs.  By drawing graduate students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds, the PMF Program provides a continued source of trained men and women to meet the future challenges of public service.

Smithsonian internships. is the one-stop portal for a range of employment and internship opportunities for students within the federal government.

United Nations internship opportunities.

United States Department of State - Internship program - application deadline is November 1st each year for consideration for internships during the summer. A complete student internship program brochure may be downloaded from the Web site or career development has hard copies available.

United States House of Representatives- For internships, do a search for your representative on the main Web site.

United States Senate- For internships, do a search for your state senators on the main Web site.

The Washington Center offers internships in various locations in government in Washington.

The Washington Internship Institute (WII) is an educational nonprofit organization that provides college students and recent graduates, from both the US and abroad, with internship opportunities in Washington, DC. Programs deliver a perfect combination of experiential learning principles and academic rigor, resulting in a semester that is both challenging and memorable.