Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

March 4, 2016

DC Internships Final Deadline-March 16


This summer you can:


  • Contribute to operations in a community-based urban food system.
  • Lead enrichment activities for at-risk youth to propel future successes.
  • Develop social justice programs to address the root causes of poverty.
  • Support victims of domestic violence as they rebuild safe and stable lives.
  • Raise money and awareness for diseases that affect millions.
  • Research nonprofit policy and report on agency benefits.
  • Provide hands-on training to jobseekers facing barriers to employment.
  • Reclaim and revitalize urban green spaces for the local community.

Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies, the Institute on Philanthropy & Voluntary Service  is an academic internship program held in Washington, DC for undergraduate students active in service and leadership on their campuses and in their communities. Our comprehensive program includes academic credit, a guaranteed internship placement and fully furnished housing in the heart of Washington, DC.


Two program options: 4-week (June 4 – July 2) or 8-week (June 4 – July 29)


LIVE in the heart of Washington, DC, just blocks from the national monuments, State Department and White House in fully furnished housing on the campus of George Washington University.


LEARN through a combination of academic coursework and professional development opportunities; earn 3 to 9 academic credits through courses accredited by George Mason University and taught by top rated faculty.


INTERN with a leading nonprofit organization and work on the front-lines to solving local and national issues; our staff works closely with you to find the best internship match for your interests and qualifications.


SERVE the greater DC community through hands-on service projects and fundraising events.



Apply by the March 16 final deadline. To start your application, visit


We strive to make the program accessible and affordable to the best and brightest students regardless of financial status. Scholarships are awarded based on need and merit with over 70% of students receiving funding.


Questions may be directed to IPVS Coordinator, Carly Chafey, at or 202.986.0384.