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EXAMPLES OF RECENT INTERNSHIPS Bank of America Center for International Media Assistance Clear Channel Communications (WIHT-FM Hot 99.5) College Republican National Committee Community Council for the Homeless Council on Hemispheric Affairs Henninger Media Services House Committee on Foreign Affairs Library of Congress National Museum of American History National Press Club Oceana The Pink Line Project Supreme Court Office of the Curator US International Trade Commission Washington Capitals Washington, DC Economic Partnership The Washington Post White House Office of Presidential Correspondence World Wildlife Fund WRC-TV/NBC 4 DC, Sports Department WTTG/WDCA-Fox Television Stations, Inc. Youth Leadership Foundation FIND OUT MORE Graduate Gateway Program School of Professional & Extended Studies American University 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20016 202.895.4859 GraduateGateway @GraduateGateway For information regarding the accreditation and licensing of American University, please visit APPLIED POLITICS How does Washington, D.C., really work? Learn the inside scoop from lobbyists, journalists, and congressional staffers. Take advantage of the city’s wealth of networking opportunities as you discover the ins and outs of Capitol Hill. Curriculum: Applied Politics Seminar Internship experiences may include: Graduate elective in the School of Public Affairs Government Accountability Project Internship in politics in Washington, D.C. Human Rights Campaign Congressional and Senate Offices Women & Politics Institute I interned at Campaign for America’s Future, and I was given substantive work, which included bill summaries and analysis about current pieces of legislation. Sean McMartin, Fall 2011 U.S. Department of Homeland Security BIOTECHNOLOGY Fall semester track: Spring semester track: Molecular Biology Regulatory Science Research Methodology, Biology OR Science Writing Biotechnology OR Statistical Methods Biotechnology internship in Washington, D.C. Biotechnology internship in Washington, D.C. Internship experiences may include: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Today’s age of globalization brings with it new ways of doing business. Learn about the importance of generating jobs, accelerating economic growth, and advancing standards of living throughout the developed and developing world. Both the seminar and the internship provided great networking opportunities. Einar-Andre Jakobsen, Fall 2011 Curriculum: Global Business & Trade Seminar Graduate elective in the Kogod School of Business Global business internship in Washington, D.C. Internship experiences may include: U.S. Department of Commerce Recording Industry Association of America CHANGING WORLD OF THE NEWS MEDIA Media moves at the speed of light. Keep up with the ever-evolving information age with studies in online media, politics and the press, and the changing field of television news. Meet key players in D.C.’s startup scene and learn strategic communication best practices. Curriculum: Changing World of the Media Seminar World Bank Group Graduate elective in the School of Communication Consumer Federation of America Communications internship in Washington, D.C. I learned a lot and met successful people in the field I want to work in. Courtney Hanley, Fall 2011 Internship experiences may include: Newseum CNN The Washington Post Center for Independent Media Hudson Institute Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Hudson Institute Examine purpose, create efficiencies, improve well-being, and ensure effective product development—all by studying science, one of the fastest growing career fields. Work on projects that focus on scientific innovation and gain a foundation for graduate studies. A host of cutting-edge careers that intersect science, industry, and government are waiting for you. GLOBAL BUSINESS & TRADE D.C. is home to top organizations that are innovating the next evolution of science at a national and global level. Greg Busse, Director, Graduate Studies in the Professional Sciences, College of Arts and Science INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS Culture, economics, policy, and power are critical issues of our time. Shape history with a career in conflict resolution, international law, or cross-cultural communication. Drive policy through work in government, an NGO, global industry, or academia. Curriculum: International Affairs Seminar Graduate elective in the School of International Service International affairs internship in Washington, D.C. Internship experiences may include: U.N. International Fund for Agricultural Development Clinton Bush Haiti Fund Peace Corps U.S. Agency for International Development European Parliament Liaison Office My favorite aspect of Graduate Gateway was being able to meet professionals and diplomats who worked in various fields. Brittani Harris, Spring 2012 GRADUATE GATEWAY ONE PART GRAD SCHOOL ONE PART INTERNSHIP

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