Resources for Finding an Internship in D.C.

Interested in finding an internship in Washington, DC?

Job Boards | Intern at a U.S. Federal Agency | Intern at a social justice or advocacy organization


Use these resources to expand and enhance your search:
Search through thousands of internship opportunities
A general search engine for internships
Find a great internship in a variety of fields

USAJobs Pathways
Work or intern for the federal government

The Washington Center
Find an internship while participating in exciting seminars in Washington, DC

DC Internships
Intern for companies and non-profits in the DC metro area

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
An opportunity for African American students to gain experience in policy work in Washington, DC

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
An opportunity for Latino students to gain experience in policy work in Washington, DC

White House Internships
Apply for an internship at the White House

Smithsonian Internships
Opportunities from the Smithsonian

World Bank
Search for internships with countries all over the world

Gay & Lesbian Leadership Institute Victory Congressional Internship
Intensive leadership program for LGBTQ college students


Internship opportunities in United States federal agencies:

Department of Agriculture

Department of Commerce

Department of Education

Department of Energy

Department of Homeland Security

Department of Justice

Department of Labor

State Department

Department of Transportation

Department of Treasury



Check out this document for a list of other social justice and advocacy organizations in D.C. that may offer summer internshipsThe RAC is not affiliated with any of the listed organizations. Organizations are listed solely for informational purposes.