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Internship Opportunity: The Committee on Education and the Workforce Democrats

This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Internship - unpaid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Government

Start Date: Internships generally mirror college semesters, running from January-May for spring internships, May-August for summer internships, and September-December for fall internships.

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: The Committee offers both part-time and full-time positions with the busiest legislative days being Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years including graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: The Committee will begin accepting applications for fall 2018 interns on July 1, 2018.

Internship Opportunity: Executive Office of the President-Office of Administration Student Internship Program

This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Internship - unpaid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Government

Dates: June 5 – August 24, 2018

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time CommitmentUp to 40 hours per week for at least 8 weeks

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years including graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Example Open to all majors

Application Deadline: March 2, 2018

Brief Description of the organization:

The Office of Administration (OA) is currently seeking enthusiastic and dedicated students to serve as unpaid student interns to assist in the performance of its mission of providing support services for the Executive Office of the President (EOP).

Internship Opportunity: The White House Internship Program

This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Internship-unpaid

Location: Washington DC

Sector: Government

Fall 2018 Application Timeline: 

  • Application Posted – Monday, March 19, 2018
  • Application Deadline – Friday, May 4, 2018
  • Notifications Begin – Week of July 9, 2018
  • Internship Start Date – Wednesday, September 5, 2018
  • Internship End Date – Friday, December 7, 2018

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: 4.5 days per week to be considered a full time intern

Desired Class Year: Open to all years

Desired Major or Interest: Public Service

Brief Description of the Organization: 

Internship Opportunities: Supreme Court Internship Program

These are unpaid internship opportunities from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Internship-unpaid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Government

Start Date: TBD (around September)

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: Interns selected for the fall and spring terms should plan to work for 16 weeks. Summer interns are expected to work for at least 12 weeks. Preference will be given to applicants prepared to work eight-hour days, five days per week. Some offices may accept interns available less than full time but at least four days per week.

Desired Class Year: N/A

Desired Major or Interest: Law

Application Deadline:

Internship Opportunity: The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities,State Policy Fellowship Program

Internship Opportunity: The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities State Policy Fellowship Program

This is a paid employment opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Employment-paid

Location: See organization website for more details

Sector: Economic

Wage or benefits: See organization website for more details

Time Commitment: 2 Year Tenure

Desired Class Year: recently graduated master’s students

Desired Major or Interest: Interest in conducting state-level policy research, public policy, racial equity, and economic justice

Application Deadline: February 12, 2018

Organization website: https://www.cbpp.org/

Brief Description of the organization: The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

The fellowship is designed to:

Internship Opportunity: U.S. Department of State

This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center. 

Position Type: Unpaid Internship

Location: Washington D.C. or abroad

Sector: Government

Start Date: September/October.

Wage or benefits: unpaid, metro subsidy

Time Commitment: Fulltime for 10 weeks.

Desired Class Year: Juniors or seniors returning to campus at the end of the internship. Also open to graduate students.

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: March 2, 2018

Organization website: careers.state.gov

Brief Description of the organization:

Internship Opportunity: Partnership for Public Service

This is a paid employment opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Student or post-grad Internship

Location: Washington D.C.

Sector: Government, Think Tank, Nonprofit

Start Date: Depends on team needs and intern availability

Wage or benefits: stipend $800/month for undergrads, $1000/month for graduates.

Time Commitment: Full- or part time

Desired Class Year: Any

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: March 9th, 2018

Organization website: http://ourpublicservice.org/

Brief Description of the organization:

The Partnership teams up with federal agencies and other stakeholders to make our government more effective and efficient. We pursue this goal by:

Internship Opportunity: The Brookings Institution - Summer 2018, Research Internship, The Hamilton Project

This is a paid employment opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Employment-paid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Think Tank

Start Date: June 2018

Wage or benefits: Paid: hourly rate of $13.25

Time Commitment: Applicants must be willing to commit to a minimum number of hours per week (no less than 20 hours per week, during regular business hours), with some flexibility around an academic course schedule.

Desired Class Year: Juniors, Seniors, recent college graduates, or Graduate Students

Desired Major or Interest: Economics

Application Deadline: N/A

Organization website: https://www.brookings.edu/

Internship Opportunity: The Brookings Institution - Summer 2018, Open Governance Internship, Governance Studies

This is a paid employment opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Employment-paid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Think Tank

Start Date: June 2018

Wage or benefits: Paid: hourly rate of $13.25

Time Commitment: Applicants must be willing to commit to a minimum number of hours per week (no fewer than 35 hours per week, during regular business hours), with some flexibility around an academic course schedule. The internship will last approximately 10 weeks.

Desired Class Year: Juniors, Seniors, recent college graduates, or Graduate Students

Desired Major or Interest: public policy, political science, and/or economics

Application Deadline: N/A

Organization website: https://www.brookings.edu/

Internship Opportunity: The Brookings Institution - Summer 2018, Research Internship, Legal Fellow Internship, Office of the General Counsel

This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Internship-unpaid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Think Tank

Start Date: June 2018

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: While Brookings is willing to consider candidates willing to commit at least 20 hours (1/2 time) for the summer semester, a full-time commitment is preferable and will likely result in a more professionally fulfilling experience. The successful candidate needs to work at least three days per week.

Desired Class Year: graduate students enrolled in an ABA accredited law school program

Desired Major or Interest: N/A

Application Deadline: N/A

Organization website: https://www.brookings.edu/

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