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Career and Internship Opportunities


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The majority of the listings require you to submit your own application. Please read carefully to understand how to apply. 

Congressional Internships

Apply for a Senate Internship (Fall 2018 Deadlines)
Listing links to both of Florida's Senator's internship pages. 
Position type: Unpaid (available fall, spring and summer terms)
Apply for a House Congressional Internship (Fall 2018 Deadlines)
Listing links to the South Florida Congressional Delegation's internship pages. Note some are restricted to residents of specific districts (click on members name for link).
Position type: Unpaid (available for fall, spring and summer terms)

Recurring Paid Internships & Fellowships 

Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute Global Leaders Program
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
A 15 week internship program working in Congressional and corporate offices in Washington D.C. Students also earn academic credit hours from the George Washington University. Students will work on project-based programs that provide hands-on experience and also strengthen their understanding of public policy. The program takes place in the spring and in the fall semester of each year. 
Global Leaders Program application
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Congressional Internship Program
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
During CHCI’s paid summer and semester internships, promising Latino undergraduate students experience what it’s like to work in a congressional office, while participating in weekly professional and leadership development and civic engagement through community service.
Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities National Internship Program
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Our program's mantra is "Opening Doors of Opportunity, Abriendo Puertas de Oportunidad" because we believe that HNIP can be the formative experience by which you can grow both personally and professionally.  Federal agencies and corporations partner with us because year after year HNIP recruits some of the brightest and most talented students from across the country.  Join the more than 11,000 program alumni who have benefited from the exposure to industry, professional development, and mentoring and networking opportunities.
FBI Honors Internship Program
Semesters Offered: Summer
The Honors Internship Program is a 10-week, paid internship for college undergraduate and graduate students. While exploring our exciting career options, students work side-by-side with FBI employees at our Washington, D.C. area headquarters locations, or in field offices around the country. Open to a wide range of academic areas, this internship offers experiences students can’t find anywhere else.
White House Internship Program
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
A select group of young men and women from across the country dedicate their time, talents, energy, and service to better the White House and the Nation. These committed citizens become part of the White House team. The assignments given to an intern on any given day could include: conducting research, managing incoming inquiries, attending meetings, writing memos, and staffing events.
While interns’ responsibilities and tasks vary by department, all interns are united through weekly events, including a speaker series and small group meetings exploring different policy aspects within the Executive Office of the President. Most importantly, the internship experience emphasizes community, and interns participate in service projects at schools and non-profit organizations in Washington, D.C.
The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
During a challenging semester or summer immersed in dynamic Washington, D.C., you’ll have an experience that’s just not possible in a traditional campus setting. When you leave the program, you’ll be equipped with the confidence and sense of purpose to thrive in a highly competitive global marketplace. And you’ll be prepared to make a lasting impact on your community and society at large.
The Washington Center Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program
Semesters Offered: Annual, Beginning August
Funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, the Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship Program provides undergraduate and graduate students with financial support, mentoring and professional development to prepare them academically and professionally for a career in the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply.
Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program
Semesters Offered: Annual, Beginning May
The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a program that aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State in which they can help formulate, represent and implement U.S. foreign policy. The Rangel Program selects outstanding Rangel Fellows annually in a highly competitive nationwide process and supports them through two years of graduate study, internships, mentoring, and professional development activities. This program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need. Fellows who successfully complete the program and Foreign Service entry requirements will receive appointments as Foreign Service Officers, one of the most exciting and rewarding careers available.
The Heritage Foundation Young Leaders Program
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
The Young Leaders Program is a 12-15 week internship program that provides a full educational program while at The Heritage Foundation.  Working up to 37.5 hours, an intern has the opportunity to learn from experts in a variety of fields by way of policy briefings, in-house mentorship, accountability of work, and a First Principles Series.
Grant Thornton Summer Internship in Tax, Audit, and Advisory
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grant Thornton’s internship program gives students insight into our business, people and culture. Participating in the program will give you the opportunity to learn more about our firm while developing valuable skills necessary for building a successful career. Internships in the Audit, Tax and Advisory practices are open to students in undergraduate and graduate programs.
New America Millennial Public Policy Fellowship
Semesters Offered: Annual
New America is seeking enterprising, mission-driven young adults to work on the next big public policy challenges facing their generation. We invite applicants with a strong interest in public policy to apply for a competitive and paid fellowship in Washington, D.C. This fellowship is designed to create opportunities for new and diverse voices to contribute to future public policy discussions. New America seeks to invest in some of the most promising young minds in the country; to deepen exposure to contemporary public policy and issue areas; to create valuable professional development experiences that will support their growth as future leaders, critical thinkers, and policy entrepreneurs; and to incubate and advance ideas that are capable of transforming policy systems for the better.
New America Cyber Security Fellowship
Semesters Offered: Annual
The New America Cybersecurity Fellowship brings together a diverse, selective group of academics, technologists, practitioners, and others for a one year fellowship designed to elevate voices that would otherwise go unheard in important policy circles.