Non-Profits/Advocacy Organizations

There are thousands of opportunities to intern for non-profit organizations throughout Washington, D.C. Non-profits internships provide students with an opportunity to explore a wide variety of careers while gaining a number of valuable skills.


Alliance for Justice


Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee


American Councils for International Education

Americans for the Arts

America’s Promise Alliance

Arms Control Association

Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute

DC Law Students in Court

Docs in Progress

Earth Day Network

Empowered Women International

Environmental Integrity Project

Fund for Education Abroad

Global Liver Institute

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (Internship)

Human Rights Campaign

The Humane Society of the United States

International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children

International Foundation for Electoral Systems

International Law Institute

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America



Land Trust Alliance

Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

The Leadership Conference

Legacies of War

Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia

Leveling the Playing Field

National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty

National Council for Adoption

National Council on US-Arab Relations

National Democratic Institute

National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

National Network to End Domestic Violence

National Patient Advocate Foundation

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

ONE Campaign

Organization for Autism Research


Partner for Development

Partners of the Americas



Relief International

Rethink Media

Responsive Law

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights

Rumi Forum

Safe Kids Worldwide

Scenic America

Social Impact

Society for International Development



Trust for the National Mall