Public Sector

Summer Term (& Often Semester) Opportunities

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Washington, DC Metro Area

Undergraduate Internship Program
Undergraduate Scholarship Program

NOTE: Deadlines may precede the start date of the above programs by up to one year – be sure to plan accordingly!

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Washington, DC Metro Area & Nationwide

The FBI has numerous internship opportunities available for undergraduate and graduate students seeking to contribute to the FBI’s mission and learn more about what it is like to work at the FBI.

Honors Internship Program
Visiting Scientist Program

NOTE: Deadlines may precede the start date of the above programs by up to one year – be sure to plan accordingly!

Maryland Office of the Public Defender
6 Saint Paul Street
Suite 1400
Baltimore, MD 21201

Various District Offices have open positions. A great introduction to criminal law and courtroom experience.

NOTE: Public Defender Offices are located nationwide, regardless of where you may live.

District Court of Maryland, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Office
251 Rowe Boulevard, Suite 307
Annapolis, Maryland, 21401
Attn: Internship Program

Please note that The District Court of Maryland ADR Office has temporarily suspended their internship program. Check back regularly for an update.

Interns may have the opportunity to conduct research and analyze collected information. They may assist in evaluating the pretrial or day of trial ADR programs. Qualified interns will also have the opportunity to observe mediation and settlement conference sessions, depending on the caseload. Applications are accepted for winter, summer and fall internships; internships are located throughout Maryland.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
Located nationwide

CASA Baltimore
PO Box 13004
Baltimore, MD 21203

Train to become a Volunteer. CASA is a great way to gain courtroom experience and to help less fortunate children.

National Women’s Law Center (NWLC)
11 Dupont Circle, Ste 800
Washington, DC 20036

Opportunities for undergraduates for semester-long opportunities and summer opportunities.

Supreme Court of the United States
1 First Street NE
Personnel Office Room 3
Washington, DC 20543

Various internship opportunities in different offices.

The Washington Center
1333 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036-2205

Internship opportunities to work and learn in Washington, D.C. The Washington Center provides diverse, highly motivated interns to thousands of organizations in government, business, and the non-profit sector.

The Executive Office of The President
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20500

Various internship opportunities in different offices.

Long Term (Full-Time) Opportunities (post-graduation)