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Internships

There are many different internship opportunities in the D.C. area. Below are some previous internships that may inspire your search.

The Office of US Senator Patty Murray, Kayvon Behroozian ’13
The Congressional Office of Senator Patty Murray serves to facilitate her role as an advocate representing the state of Washington. As a legislative intern for Senator Murray’s office, Kayvon performed tasks and projects given to him by the office manager, policy staff, and the Senator herself.

Human Rights Campaign, Sean Mulloy ’13
As a Field Summer intern, Sean engaged HRC members and voters to provide information about potential legislation that could impact the LGBT community and  candidate’s stances on LGBT issues in the election

Use the Whitman Internship Grant Database to explore other WIG internships in the D.C. area.


Employers

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Featured Employer: National Endowment for Democracy
Careers Link  |  Alumni Contact: Rebekah Usatin '00

With full-time and internship positions regularly listed, NED is a private non-profit organization dedicated to the growth and strengthing of democratic institutions around the globe. Supporting more than 1,000 projects with non-governmental groups annually, this organization has many opportunities for those interested to contribute to the support of democracy.

Don't know where to start looking for an internship or job? We've collected a list of employers in the area, some of which have a history hiring Whitman graduates. If you have a company to add to this list, let us know!

EMPLOYER COMPANY CAREERS LINK
National Endowment for Democracy (NED)              http://www.ned.org/about/jobs
Energy Intelligence http://www.energyintel.com/Pages/company-careers-ourclientsandIndustry.aspx
Office of Congresswoman Cathy Roger-McMorris     http://mcmorris.house.gov/

Resources

  • Use the Whitman Online Alumni Database to find more alumni in the D.C. area.
  • D.C.'s Craigslist is always a great site for finding housing, employment, and local information.
  • Washington Post Jobs provides how-to advice regarding resumes, interviews, and salary negotiations. It also offers a job search tool with regionally specific options, networking groups, and information about career fairs.
  • DC Jobs is comprised of a variety of employment websites focusing exclusively on local communities in the DC area.

Do you know of more resources that could help Whitman students and alumni? Let us know at sec_info@whitman.edu!