The following is a collection of non-APSA internship programs. Most are for undergraduates and some are specifically targeted to minority students, while others are general programs for any interested student.
- Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Summer Internships: The Center seeks highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students (including law), as well as recent graduates, in the following areas for full-and occasionally part-time paid internships: Media, Federal Legislation, Health Policy, Housing Policy, Food Assistance, National Budget and Tax Policy, Outreach Campaigns, State Fiscal Project and Welfare Reform and Income Support Division (see internship descriptions).
- Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Internships: Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Internship programs bring the policy making process to life. The nation's capital serves as the backdrop for our internship programs that offer personal, educational, and leadership development.
- Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Summer Internship: The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Program focuses on increasing Hispanic Students' awareness of the U.S. political system and enhancing their leadership skills.
- The Fund for American Studies: The Fund for American Studies runs several internship programs both in Washington DC and abroad throughout the year. During the DC programs, each student takes a class through George Mason University in addition to interning 30-35 hours per week at a government agency, Congressional office, policy group, think tank, media outlet or nonprofit organization.
- Ford Motor Company/Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) Leadership Program: This program offers a unique internship experience for students to develop their personal, educational, and leadership skills. Opportunities for students to gain exposure to the inner workings of the United States Congress, Federal Government, and Washington, D.C.-based think tanks and international institutions.
- Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities National Internship Program: This program offers internships to Hispanic students who attend institutions that enroll significant numbers of Hispanic students. Internships are offered in Washington D.C. as well as other locations throughout the country.
- Morris K. Udall Foundation Native American Summer Congressional Internship Program: This program is designed to provide Native American college students with experience in the legislative process, congressional matters, and governmental proceedings.
- National Academy of Social Insurance: The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI), a non-profit, nonpartisan organization made up of the nation's leading experts on social insurance, is uniquely qualified to provide students with challenging internship opportunities. These are nationally-competitive internships with a select number of placements made each year.
- Public Policy and International Affairs Program (PPIA) Junior Summer Institutes: The PPIA Junior Summer Institutes (JSI) have been the hallmark of the PPIA Fellowship Program for over 20 years. JSI is an intensive seven-week summer program that focuses on preparing students for graduate programs in public and international affairs and careers as policy professionals, public administrators and other leadership roles in public service.
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