Sample Placements with The Washington Center

Through an internship with The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, you can:

  • live and work in Washington, D.C.;
  • earn Cal U academic credit (all majors are eligible);
  • gain financial assistance;
  • live in a fully-furnished apartment in a safe neighborhood near the Metro.

List of Sample Placements

Arts and Humanities

  • Arena Stage
  • Contemporary Music Forum
  • Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington
  • D.C. Preservation League
  • Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Naval Memorial Museum
  • Opera America
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Studio Theater

Business and Economics

  • Blue Cross/ Blue Shield
  • Consumer Federation of America
  • D.C. Office of Labor Relations
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
  • Federal Reserve
  • Federal Trade Commission
  • General Accounting Office
  • Internal Revenue Service

 

Health, Science and Environment

  • Alzheimer's Association
  • American Red Cross
  • American Running and Fitness Association
  • Chemical Manufacturers Association
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • Federal Task Force for the Homeless
  • U.S. Department of the Interior
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • National AIDS Network
  • National Association of Conservation Districts
  • National Audubon Society
  • National Committee to Prevent Infant Mortality
  • National Geographic Society
  • National Institutes of Health
  • National Mental Health Association
  • National Rehabilitation Hospital
  • National Wildlife Federation
  • National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration
  • Pan American Health

Education

  • American Association of Higher Education
  • American Association of University Women
  • American Federation of Teachers
  • First Book
  • Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
  • Institute for International Education
  • National Association of State Boards of Education
  • National Association of Federally Impacted Schools
  • Project on Equal Education Rights
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • Women's Research and Education Institute

International Affairs

  • Amnesty International
  • American Task Force on Palestine
  • Bread for the World
  • British American Security Information Council
  • Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Council on Hemispheric Affairs
  • Constituency for Africa
  • Fund for Global Human Rights
  • Global Justice
  • Merrill Lynch
  • National Association of Manufacturers
  • Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Shaw Group
  • Small Business Administration
  • U.S. Department of Commerce
  • U.S. Department of Treasury
  • U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Communications

  • American Society of Newspaper Editors
  • America's Most Wanted
  • Association of Public Television Stations
  • Congressional Press Offices
  • Cable News Network, Inc. (CNN)
  • Double R Productions
  • Foreign Press Center
  • Jefferson Pilot Broadcasting Co.
  • The Hill Rag
  • Ketchum Public Relations
  • Larry King Live
  • Mutual Broadcasting System
  • National Geographic
  • The National Journal
  • National Press Club Organization
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Association
  • World Wildlife Fund

Legal Affairs/ Criminal Justice

  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • American Bar Association
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • Attorney General for the District of Columbia
  • Children's Rights Council
  • Consumer Federation of America
  • DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia
  • General Services Administration
  • Georgetown Law Criminal Justice Clinic
  • Federal Judicial Center
  • HALT/ Americans for Legal Reform
  • International Association of Chiefs of Police, Interpol
  • Police Foundation
  • Private Law Offices- Corporate and Criminal
  • Office of Corporation Council
  • Public Defender Service
  • U.S. Attorney's Office
  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • U.S. Department of Defense
  • International Association of Women Judges
  • The International Center
  • International Child Art Foundation
  • International Trade Commission
  • Nonviolence International
  • Organization of American States
  • Overseas Development Council
  • Policy Alternatives for Caribbean and Central America
  • Peace Corps
  • SRI International
  • Terrorism Research Center
  • United National Association of the National Capital Area
  • U.S. Department of State
  • Women for Women International
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

 

Politics

  • U.S. Senate
  • U.S. House of Representatives
  • Alliance for Justice
  • American Council for Young Political Leaders
  • Amnesty International
  • Arab American Anti-Discrimination Committee
  • Center for the Study of the Presidency
  • Center or Democracy and Technology
  • Common Cause
  • National Public Radio
  • National Federation of Local Cable Programmers
  • Public Broadcasting System
  • Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
  • Student Press Law Center
  • Telemundo
  • Tribune Broadcasting Voice of America
  • Local Washington, D.C. Television Stations
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency
  • U.S. Marshals
  • U.S. Park Police
  • Women's Legal Defense Fund
  • Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
  • Heritage Foundation
  • Joint Action Community Service, Inc.
  • Kennedy Institute
  • The Metropolitan Washington Council on Government
  • NAACP- Washington Bureau
  • National Center for Urban Ethnic Affairs
  • National Conservative Political Action Committee
  • Oxfam America
  • Points of Light
  • Progressive Majority
  • Republican Congressional Campaign Committee
  • The White House
  • The Capitol Historical Society
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Various Lobbying Firms