The Center for Global Understanding (CFGU) is a non-profit civic and an educational organization designed to bring people together by focusing on cultivating the next generation of American leaders through our Washington D.C. Internship program.

The Center for Global Understanding has partnered with The Washington Center (TWC) for this initiative. The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars is an educational nonprofit organization serving hundreds of colleges and universities in the U.S. and other countries by providing selected students challenging opportunities to work and learn in Washington, D.C. for academic credit. The largest such program, The Washington Center, founded in 1975 with a staff of 90 has over 50,000 alumni, many of whom are leaders in numerous professions and nations around the world.

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Congressman Keith Ellison
Former Congressman Brian Baird
Congressman André Carson
Former Congressman Mike Honda