Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service program

*Guaranteed Nonprofit Internships – Courses for Credit – Housing in Downtown DC
*Early Deadline: December 9, 2013
*Scholarship Funding Available

Spend a summer interning in the nation’s capital and gain that competitive edge. Taking advantage of a Washington, DC internship is a valuable investment in your future that will set you apart after college.  The Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service sponsored by The Fund for American Studies includes aguaranteed internship placement in the nonprofit sector, courses for transferable credit from George Mason University, and furnished housing conveniently located just steps from the White House in downtown Washington. Students also benefit from networking events, exclusive briefings, and guest speakers.


We’ve been creating academic internship experiences for over 40 years andguarantee all participants an internship placement. Your options are endless – we work with a variety of different nonprofit organizations each summer that address a wide range of issue areas.

Working in this powerful city will allow you to make professional connections and practice networking skills in a real-world setting. Washington, DC is the perfect place to explore a variety of career paths, and we work with each student’s unique goals and aspirations to match them with the most fitting internship site.


Students will be accepted on a rolling basis until the final deadline of March 18, 2014. Applicants are encouraged to apply for the early deadline of December 9, 2013 in order to receive preference in admissions and scholarship consideration, as well as a 5% tuition discount.

For more information and to be begin an online application, please Questions may be directed to IPVS Program Manager, Kristen Wright at kwright@tfas.orgor 202.986.0384.