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Once students are accepted, they are assigned to a Professional Track program in their professional area of interest. Each program has one or more Academic Program Advisors who counsel, supervise and help evaluate students, as well as organize activities for them during their Professional Track Programming meetings on Friday.


Advocacy, Service & Arts Sample Placements :
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Provides students a first-hand professional experience with many national advocacy groups, international NGO's, local charitable groups, cultural organizations, or federal service agencies.

Save the Children
Human Rights Campaign
Library of Congress
Smithsonian Institution
National Education Association
Naval History and Heritage Command
U.S. Capitol Historical Society

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Business & Global Trade Sample Placements :
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Gives students the experience and skills they need to compete successfully in the business world. Whether the students' majors are accounting, computer science, economics, finance, marketing, international business, business administration or human resources, this program will help them achieve their goals.

U.S. Department of the Treasury
Manatt Jones Global Strategies
GIC Group
Financial Services Roundtable
Foundation on Economic Trends
Financial Executives International
International Trade Administration

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International Affairs Sample Placements:
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Prepares interns for careers in international affairs working in fields such as human rights, national security, international trade, global women's rights, refugees, and conflict resolution.

Center for Strategic and International Stud.
Osgood Center for International Studies
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance
Woodrow Wilson International Center
National Defense University

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Law & Criminal Justice Sample Placements:
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Prepares students for careers in law. Students work for attorneys, drafting legal documents, or on civil rights and international affairs issues. Interns work in the government at the federal or local level, in private firms, or associations.

U.S. Department of Justice
D.C. Department of Forensic Sciences
U.S. Marshals Service
Federal Trade Commission
Georgetown Law School Criminal Law Clinic
Public Defenders Service

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Media & Communications Sample Placements:
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Prepares students for careers related to mass communications, including print and broadcast journalism, production, advertising, public relations, graphic design, photography, electronic communication, and political and governmental communications.

National Journal
congressional press offices
Voice of America
The Washington Diplomat
C-SPAN
CBS News

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Politics & Public Policy Sample Placements :
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Provides internships with members of Congress, congressional committees, political party organizations, and interest groups. Students meet with policymakers and other influential figures as part of additional programming.

The White House
U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Senate
Democratic National Committee
Council of State Governments
The Brookings Institution
Heritage Foundation

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Science, Technology & Society Sample Placements:
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Prepares students for careers in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and public policy fields. Students will have the opportunity to explore the ways in which science, government and society intersect. Students interested in health sciences, biological sciences, engineering and the environment are encouraged to apply. Students take an academic course tailored to this program four days per week.

U.S. Department of the Interior
Pan American Health Organization
Pulmonary Hypertension Association
The Aids Institute
Earth Share
National Mental Health Association
Environmental and Energy Study Institute

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