Internships in Washington, D.C.

There are numerous internship opportunities for psychology majors who take part in the College’s Washington Semester Program. These include:

United States Congress

  • Congressional Committees and Sub-Committees 

Department of Health and Human Services

Many offices/divisions, for example:

  • Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • Health Resources and Services Administration
  • Administration for Children and Families

National Institutes of Health

Many offices/divisions, for example:

  • National Institutes of Mental Health
  • Special Populations
  • Developmental Psychopathology and Prevention Research
  • Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science
  • Behavioral and Social Science Research

Other Organizations in D.C.

  • Administration on Aging
  • Administration on Developmental Disabilities
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • American Bar Assoc. – Committee on Mental and Physical Disabilities Law
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • American Psychological Association
  • Anxiety Disorders Association of America
  • Association of Black Psychologists
  • Children’s Defense Fund
  • Food and Drug Administration
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness
  • National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems
  • National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
  • National Consortium for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
  • National Health Council
  • National Health Council
  • National Sleep Foundation
  • SIECUS – Sexuality Information Education Council of U.S.
  • Suicide Prevention Action Network
  • The Treatment Advocacy Center