Above: Vin Giannone '13 and fellow White House interns listen to President Obama at the annual intern luncheon (Spring 2013).


Intern four days per week in Congress, the Executive branch, news media, private sector or one of numerous U.S. and international nongovernmental organizations.

If you join us, you will work closely with Rockefeller College faculty and staff to identify placements that match your interests and goals. You will learn how to write resumes and job letters. You will learn interview skills and networking. By the end of the year, you will have learned essential career and life planning skills you will need, whatever path you may take in the future. Some past placements have included:

U.S. House and Senate:

    • Dozens of members' offices and committees

Executive Branch and Other Governmental:

    • White House Domestic Policy Council
    • US Departments of Commerce, Education, Energy, Housing and Urban Development, Treasury, Justice, and State
    • Corporation for National Service
    • Drug Enforcement Administration
    • Federal Communications Commission
    • Federal Election Commission
    • International Broadcasting Bureau
    • National Archives and Records Administration
    • Office of the Vice President
    • Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
    • Council of State Governments
    • Governor of New York (DC office)

Politics, Policy, Media and International Affairs:

    • American Civil Liberties Union
    • American Israel Public Affairs Committee
    • American Public Health Association
    • Amnesty International
    • Bazelon Institute for Mental Health Law
    • Blue-Green Alliance
    • Cable Network News (CNN)
    • Capital Associates (lobbying)
    • Caribbean-Central American Action
    • Center for American Progress
    • Children's Defense Fund
    • Darfur Dream Team
    • Democratic and Republican Party Committees
    • Embassy of Australia
    • Environmental and Energy Study Institute
    • Foundation for the Defense of Democracies
    • Hill & Knowlton
    • Human Rights Campaign
    • Lawyers' Committee for International Human Rights
    • National Endowment for Democracy
    • National Organization for Women
    • Partnership of the Americas
    • World Wildlife Fund
    • Victory Fund
    • United Nations: International Labor Organization
    • World Affairs Council

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