IWP interns contribute to research projects with IWP faculty members, assist with institutional operations, and have the opportunity to audit a graduate-level class. Here, they share their experiences during the IWP internship program.

The IWP Internship Experience: Stacey Dec

My summer as an intern at The Institute of World Politics was an unforgettable experience.  From the moment I began to my last days at IWP, I always found myself being challenged and learning more about the unique mission. I can’t say enough about how exceptional my time at IWP was this summer — it…

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The IWP Internship Experience: Caroline Sparno

Interning at IWP was an experience of immeasurable value. In terms of the knowledge and experience gained, working on the Counterterrorism Group team under Derrick Dortch’s supervision, I grasped how the Intelligence Community operates day to day, and I had the opportunity to conduct analyses on the gravest threats to national security. 

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The IWP Internship Experience: Daniel Haig

IWP is hands-down the best experience I could have asked for when coming to D.C. I come from a small school in Colorado called Regis University, and I learned of IWP through The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) summer program. 

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