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Examples of past CIW internships

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  • ESPN
  • Federal Communications Commission
  • National Public Radio
  • Voice of America


  • National Institute of Health
  • Alliance for Health Reform
  • American Red Cross
  • Global Health Council

Federal Government

  • White House
  • U.S. Senate
  • U.S. House of Representatives


  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of the Treasury
  • Economic Strategy Institute
  • House Budget Committee

Legal Services/Law and Justice

  • Public Defenders Service
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Department of Justice
  • Lawyers Without Borders
  • Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Natural Resources/Conservation

  • Environmental and Energy Institute
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • National Wildlife Federation

International Affairs

  • Agency for International Development
  • American Foreign Service Association
  • Council on Foreign Relations
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars


  • U.S. Global Leadership Coalition
  • UBS
  • American Bankers Association
  • Citibank

Politics or Public Policy

  • Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
  • American Youth Policy Forum
  • Center for American Progress
  • Democratic Majority for Israel
  • Your Voice Matters


  • Bipartisan Policy Center
  • Cato Institute
  • Brookings Institute
  • Institute for Chinese-American Studies

Arts and Humanities

  • John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Library of Congress
  • Shakespeare Theatre
  • Smithsonian Institution

PLEASE NOTE: CIW is not an internship placement program. Participants secure their own internship with assistance from CIW.

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