The Washington Center
The Washington Center is a non-profit educational organization that offers students from around the world opportunities to work in the private, government, and non-profit sectors in the Washington, D.C. area. Students are placed in internships according to their interests. The internships are completed in combination with professional training and academic courses. As a part of the internship, students spend four days a week at their placements and spend the fifth day doing course work and attending events such as the Presidential Lecture Series, Congressional Speaker Series, Embassy briefings, and workshops. The Washington Center offers internships in the fall semester, winter semester, and as a summer program.
For more information, visit the Washington Centre website.
The Carter Center
The Carter Center is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering. It seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health. Students can intern with the Carter Center's peace programs, health programs, or in their operations department. The Center also offers a $5000 scholarship for any MtA student who is accepted into the program. In order to receive the scholarship, students must first go through the Carter Center's competitive application process and be selected to attend the Carter Center as an intern, as there is no special spot reserved for a MtA student.
For more information, visit the Carter Center website.
Mitacs Globalink Research
Mitacs is focused on building partnerships between academia, industry, and the world in order to create a more innovative Canada. Mitacs Globalink offers research initiatives and awards for students at Canadian universities to do research abroad in Mitacs partner countries. For more information on Mitacs Globalink research opportunities and funding, visit the Mitacs website.