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Government Internships

Internships designed to provide students with an opportunity to gain work experience in local, state, and federal government, law, and politics. There are many government internships that require security checks and a lengthy application process and may also have deadlines as early as November for internships for the following summer.
  1. Applying for Government Internships (5)
  2. Internship Picks of the Week (5)
  3. New York State Government Internships (2)
  4. White House Internships (4)

Internships Opportunities with The International Justice Mission (IJM)
The International Justice Mission provides internships for individuals interested in pursuing a career aimed at dissolving crimes and holding perpetrators accountable while protecting human rights.

Defense Intelligence Agency Summer Internship Program
The Defense Intelligence Agency Summer Internship Program offers paid internships in a wide range of career fields.

Sample Government Resume
Here is a sample resume for government jobs and internships.

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine offers internships for students interested in nutrition, government affairs, and research while focusing on the prevention of serious illnesses by way of prevention.

2012 About.com Readers' Choice Award for Best Internship
About.com's 2012 Reader's Choice Awards (RCA) seeks nominations for the category "Best Internship". Please join us by selecting your favorite internship.

Department of Education Internship Opportunities
The Department of Education provides a wide variety of government and educational policy internships throughout the year in most of the offices within the department.

U.S. Department of Commerce Internships for Postsecondary Students
The U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM FOR POSTSECONDARY STUDENTS has an internship position available for Summer 2011.

Federal, State, & Local Government Internships
Federal, state, and local government offices offer many internship opportunties for students to get a behind the scenes look at how our government is run.

Apply to the CIA
Apply to the CIA for the many undergraduate and graduate programs that are available to students.

Internships with The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
CIA internships offer undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to learn more and participate in the workings of the US Central Intelligence Agency.

Sample Cover Letter for Internship in Government
A sample internship cover letter for students interested in the field of government.

The Capital Fellows Program Offers Many Opportunities
The Capital Fellows Program provides new graduates as well as mid-level professionals a chance to work in various branches of the California state government.

Interning with The Health Policy Department in Washington DC
The Health Policy Department offers opportunies for those interested in making health insurance affordable for all U.S. residents.

The Capital Semester
The Capital Semester offers students an opportunity to gain experience in politics, journalism, lobbying, government, and the nonprofit sector. Summer Institutes offer additional experience in Comparative Political and Economic Systems, Business and Government Affairs, Political Journalism,

The Best of Internship Picks of the Week in Government/Politics/Policy
The best of Internships of the Week in government, politics, and policy

Top Internship Picks of the Week in Government, Politics, & Policy

These internships were selected as the Top Internship Picks of the Week in Government, Politics, & Policy. Whether these opportunities exist on the local, state, or federal level there are numerous internships and volunteer experiences that exist across the country.

The Washington Internship Program
The Washington Internship Program - a combination of work and study - places undergraduate and graduate students, or college graduates, in our nation's capital for a semester (summer, fall, or spring).

Washington DC Internships
Rachel Cooper, About.com Guide to Washington, DC, offers information on internships available on Capitol Hill.

The U.S. Department of State's Student Intern Program
The U.S. Department of State's Summer Internship Program offers a variety of opportunities for students studying in a wide-range of majors.

The U.S. Department of State Internship Program
The U.S. Department of State's Internship Program provides unique national and international opportunities for college students in a variety of majors.

Internship Opportunity with MoveOn.org
MoveOn.org offers internships for individuals interested in web design and development.

Internships with the Immigrants’ Rights Project
Internships with The American Civil Liberties Union's Immigration Rights Project provides current college students a chance to work on assigned projects alongside professionals in the field.

Washington Insitute Internship
Internships in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors offer first-hand knowledge and practical experience for all majors.

Interning with the United States Secret Service
Student internships with the United States Secret Service permit students to gain a better understanding about career options within the Secret Service.

The Brennan Center for Justice at the New York University School of Law
The Brennan Center for Justice offers numerous opportunities for students to learn more about democracy and justice through internships in New York City and Washington, DC.

Sample Government Internship Resume
A sample internship resume for government jobs that include experiences related to the field.

The Washington Center offers Internship & Seminar Opportunities Abroad
The Washington Center provides internship and academic experiences for students seeking to work domestically and abroad.

The Bipartisan Policy Center
The Bipartisan Policy Center offers paid summer internships and various opportunities throughout the academic year.

The National Organization for Women (NOW)
The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States.

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