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Elevate Your Liberty Legacy:

Your Career Launches Through IWP

The Institute of World Politics is a graduate school of national security, intelligence, and international affairs.

About the IWP-Liberty Partnership: Unlock Your Potential in Intelligence, Diplomacy, and National Security

Liberty University and The Institute of World Politics (IWP) have come together to create a unique and powerful partnership that opens the door to valuable opportunities for students participating in the Washington Fellowship program. Our shared commitment to developing future leaders in international relations, national security, and political science has led to an extraordinary collaboration between our esteemed institutions.

Fall 2024 Application Deadline: June 15

Understanding Built on Shared Values and Excellence

IWP and Liberty University have signed an agreement that guarantees one internship opening each semester for a qualifying student from the Washington Fellowship program. With this partnership, Liberty students can take advantage of unparalleled real-world experiences in the heart of the nation’s capital, where they’ll gain practical insights into international relations, national security, political science, and many other fields.

Benefits for Liberty University Students

As part of our collaboration, IWP offers the following benefits to participating Liberty University students:

Guaranteed Placement: A guaranteed internship placement each semester for a qualifying Washington Fellowship student.

Networking Events:Hands-on experience and networking opportunities in Washington, D.C.

Practical Experience: Opportunities to work directly with and learn from experienced professionals in international affairs and national security.

Master the Art of Statecraft with World-Class Education

At IWP, you’ll gain invaluable insights from our esteemed faculty, who have held leadership positions in organizations such as the FBI, CIA, and State Department. Our interdisciplinary curriculum, hands-on experience, and practical training will empower you to excel in the competitive fields of intelligence, diplomacy, and national security.

Launch Your Global Career

Our graduates are already serving at the highest levels of the Department of State, Department of Defense and other executive branch intelligence agencies. We provide a sound education to help you excel in your national security career and get the desk you deserve.


of our graduates get jobs in their field of interest




Graduate Certificates




We meet with every student to map out a desired career path and strategy so you are the most competitive candidate

Where IWP Graduates Work

Office of Naval Intelligence

Department of Homeland Security

Central Intelligence Agency

US Department of Defense

Department of State

What Our Graduates Do

Intelligence Analyst
Foreign Policy Analyst
National Security Analyst
Diplomatic Officer
Counterterrorism Specialist

Political Risk Consultant
Security Policy Advisor
International Relations Specialist
Defense Policy Analyst
Cyber Intelligence Analyst

Military Strategist
Strategic Communications Specialist
Humanitarian Aid Worker
Policy Researcher
Government Affairs Specialist


The Institute’s unique courses offer specialized professional education not available anywhere. All courses enhance students’ capacity to understand and address major current issues. Students frequently learn from their classmates, some of whom are officials in agencies of the U.S. and foreign governments. They often receive career advice from, and establish valuable contacts with, fellow students, their professors, and guest lecturers.

Your desk is waiting.

Ready to take your seat?

Don’t miss this exceptional opportunity to elevate your career prospects and expand your horizons. Apply for the Washington Fellowship today and secure your place at the forefront of international relations, national security, and political science.

Your future starts here at IWP.

Fall 2024 Application Deadline: June 15