IWP enjoys relationships with several Washington-based internship programs. Students participating in these programs may request to intern at the Institute. Please contact for more details.

  • The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars
  • The Fund for American Studies
  • The Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program
  • The Washington Semester Program at American University
  • The Washington Internship Institute
  • The Washington Scholars Fellowship Program

Internship Experience

  • John Hoffner

    Summer 2014

    "I first applied for the internship with the expectation that most of the internship would consist of phone calls, database entry, and administrative work, but that it would still be worth the opportunity to work in Washington, D.C. with such distinguished experts in the field of national security. I've never been so excited to be wrong."

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  • Haley Ashcom

    Fall 2013 - Spring 2014

    "During my time aiding COL Brian Mennes, I conducted research on National Security reform, interagency coordination, successes and failures of AFRICOM, and many other related subjects to help with COL Mennes’ publication for Army War College."

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  • Alexander Teague

    Summer 2013

    "The relationships I was able to develop... during my internship reflect the intimate yet professional atmosphere that only an institution like IWP can offer. Indeed, one will not find himself spending his days doing battle with a copy machine or seeking coffee for pedantic supervisors; rather, the IWP summer internship is a practical and stimulating educational experience."

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