IWP Internship Experience

IWP Interns 2016

  • Nicole Pope

    Spring 2017

    "One thing is for certain: the IWP will open doors for you if you are willing to take advantage of its opportunities." Read more

  • Sean Crowley

    Summer 2016

    "I cannot recommend IWP enough to any college student seeking an internship." Read more

  • Daniel Staiber

    Fall 2015

    "I was immediately impressed by the level of expertise on global politics that individuals at IWP brought to the table." Read more

  • Patrick Gallagher

    Summer 2015

    "The Institute of World Politics instilled in me a commitment to work in international politics, a deep appreciation for the instruments of global power, and a community of brilliant and dedicated individuals that became like a family away from home." Read more

  • Greg Willey

    Fall 2014

    "I found that the IWP truly epitomizes the highest standard of national security education and prepares leaders for success in the fields of intelligence and national security."  Read more

  • Tyler Deffebach

    Fall 2014

    "Starting on the first day, interns at IWP are placed alongside practitioners of intelligence and security matters who provide an unrivaled opportunity to learn from the faculty's wealth of public and private sector experiences." Read more

  • 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.  I've never been so excited to be wrong." Read more

  • Haley Ashcom

    Fall 2013

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

  • Alexander Teague

    Summer 2013

    "The IWP experience is truly what you choose to make of it, but my brief time there gave me cause for reflection not only on the type of student I wish to be for my latter two undergraduate years, but also on the type of leader I aspire to one day become." Read more

  • Austin Worth

    Fall 2009

    "I have an interest in international affairs, conflict resolution and diplomacy, all of which greatly affect those serving in the military, and I couldn't have chosen a better institution for learning and experience these fields." Read more