Washington D.C. Professional Enrichment Academy

Washington D.C. Internship Opportunities

Finding an Internship

There is a great number of internships available in Washington, D.C. in a wide array of fields. Many government agencies utilize the Pathways Internships and USAJOBS for applications. We recommend that students create a USAJOBS account in order to search for and apply to internships. For more information, visit the USAJOBS site.

For internship ideas, look through our curated list below.

Keep in mind that your preferred field of interest may have internships in places you would not think to look— like a Media Relations Internship at the Smithsonian National Zoo.

Nebraska Congressional Delegation:

Working for the United States Congress is a rewarding experience. The internship programs in the Nebraska Delegation’s D.C. offices provide the opportunity to learn first-hand about the operations of Congress, the legislative process, and its role in our nation's government. The Delegation’s D.C. offices are looking for hard-working college interns—Nebraska ties are preferred, but not required. Offices look for interns with excellent writing, research, and interpersonal skills.

For specific application requirements for each office, click below.


More Opportunities:

Click a specific area of interest below to see a comprehensive list of internships within that industry:





Architecture, Science, and Engineering

History, Museums, and the Arts

Government Offices, Agencies, Embassies, and Departments

House or Senate Internships



Partisan Organizations

Policy, Research and Lobbying