Intern in Washington D.C.

A summer, semester, or even a year spent interning in Washington, D.C., can be great for your resume, and it could open doors that lead to full-time employment. Below are links to several opportunities, from the White House to different federal government agencies.

Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF)

The Presidential Management Fellowship Program is a flagship leadership development program for advanced degree candidates interested in federal government work. The program attracts and selects the best candidates through a rigorous application and selection process – all with the intention of developing a cadre of potential government leaders. More information here.

Application Due Date: PMF Class of 2012 application closed. Class of 2013 applications due in Fall 2012
Eligible Applicants: Final Year Graduate Students
Compensation: Salary, benefits, leadership development training
Application Materials: Refer to the Presidential Management Fellowship website for more information.

This list contains internship information for the individual agencies that comprise the White House Initiative on AAPI’s Interagency Working Group and/or President Obama’s Cabinet.

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Department of Labor

Department of State

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Corporation for National and Community Service

Department of Agriculture

Department of Commerce

Department of Defense

Department of Education

Department of Energy

Department of Health and Human Services

Department of Homeland Security

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Department of the Interior

Department of Justice

Department of Transportation

Department of the Treasury

Department of Veterans Affairs

Environmental Protection Agency

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Federal Communications Commission

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Office of Management and Budget

Social Security Administration

United States Trade Representative