2013 Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service

*Guaranteed Internships – Courses for Credit – Housing in DC*

*Priority Deadline: February 7, 2013

*Scholarship Funding Available

Spend a summer in Washington, DC making an investment in your future that will help set you apart after college.  The comprehensive program sponsored by The Fund for American Studies includes a guaranteed internship placement, courses for transferable credit, and furnished housing in downtown Washington.


We’ve been creating academic internship experiences for over 40 years and guarantee all participants an internship placement. Your options are endless – we work with a variety of nonprofit organizations focusing on issues like education, healthcare, homelessness, and the environment.

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.

“For me, IPVS was about more than just educational and professional development.  It was about personal exploration and challenging myself to do things that will make an impact on the community.  I will never forget all the friends and lasting memories I have made during my time with IPVS.”

Hunter Poole, University of Arkansas

Intern, YMCA


Students will be accepted on a rolling basis until the final deadline of March 7, 2013. Applicants are encouraged to apply for the priority deadline of February 7, 2013 in order to receive preference in admissions and scholarship consideration.

For more information, please visit www.DCinternships.org/IPVS or contact IPVS Manager, Kristen Wright by email at IPVS@tfas.org or by phone at 202.986.0384.


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