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NMWA offers seasonal internships for those seeking valuable experience in the heart of Washington, D.C.
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General Information

Applicants may apply for up to three internships per session. A separate electronic application is required for each position. Only applications submitted via our online form will be considered.

To apply, submit an electronic application. All uploaded documents should be in PDF format. The electronic application is only available when there are open internships.

Applications for the Winter/Spring 2024 term have closed. Applications for the Summer 2024 term will open this spring.


Interns who are accepted will earn $15/hour worked (up to a total of 480 hours).

Interns may work either a full-time (40 hours/week) or part-time (at least 20 hours/week) schedule.

Important Information

Application Procedures

Read this section carefully. Applications must follow these procedures to be considered.

Internship FAQs

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Internship Sponsors

The internship program is generously sponsored by Marjorie Rachlin.