Internship Opportunities

Internship SponsorContact InformationCategoryQuarters AvailableAdditional Information
Pramilya Jayapal (D - 7th District) www.jayapal.house.gov/services/internships Legislative All Office Internship, either in Seattle or in DC
Adam Smith (D- 9th District) www.adamsmith.house.gov/internships Legislative All Office Internship, either in Seattle or in DC
Maria Cantwell (D- Senator) www.cantwell.senate.gov/services/internships Legislative All Office Internship
Patty Murray (D- Senator) www.murray.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/internships Legislative All Office Internship
City of Seattle www.seattle.gov/personnel/employment/internships Varies; usually either legislative or bureaucracy All Varies; usually office internship
State of Washington www.careers.wa.gov/ (Filter to "Internships") Varies All Varies; usually office internship
WA Attorney General www.atg.wa.gov/volunteer-and-internship-opportunities Law/Legal All Office Internship
King County Prosecutor www.kingcounty.gov/depts/prosecutor/jobs.aspx Law/Legal Summer Office Internship
US Dept of Justice www.justice.gov/crs/student-volunteer-internship-opportunities Law/Legal All Varies
Manka Dhingra www.electmanka.com Campaigns and Parties Fall Flier; Field internship
Pramilya Jayapal   Campaigns and Parties Fall (All?) Field Organizer
Apex Law Group Denise at denise@apexlg.com Law/Legal Fall Technical Intern, focused on business or corporate law
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) www.savethechildrenactionnetwork.org/state/washington/ Non-profit & NGO Fall Legislative and Voter Engagement Internship
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) www.savethechildrenactionnetwork.org/state/washington/ Non-profit & NGO Fall Outreach and Communications Internship
ACLU of Washington aclu-wa.org/jobs-internships Non-profit & NGO/ Law & Legal All Intake Counselor
African Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest accpnw.com/volunteer-intern/ Non-profit & NGO Fall (All?) Varies
Food Lifelines Katherine Ryan: kathariner@foodlifeline.org Non-profit & NGO Fall (All?) Focused on food policy
US International Council on Disabilities usicd.org/internship-program/ Non-profit & NGO Summer Focused on disability policy
King County Democrats www.kcdems.org/get-involved/ Campaigns and Parties Unknown  
King County GOP www.kcgop.org/internships/ Campaigns and Parties Unknown  
Hopkins & Sachs Hiram Sachs: hiram@hopkinssachs.com Campaigns and Parties Unknown  
King County Bar Association www.kcba.org/For-Lawyers/Pro-Bono-Services Law & Legal All Housing Justice Project Legal Assistant
King County Bar Association www.kcba.org/For-Lawyers/Pro-Bono-Services Law & Legal All Neighborhood Legal Clinic Intake and Referral intern
Be:Seattle www.beseattle.com/get-involved/ ; admin@beseattle.com. Non-profit & NGO Unknown Works on homelessness & housing
Washington Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty www.abolishdeathpenalty.org/take-action/volunteer/ Non-profit & NGO Unknown Works on death penalty issues
Washington Policy Center www.washingtonpolicy.org/about/employment Non-Profit & NGO Unknown Works on free market issues
World Affairs Council www.world-affairs.org/get-involved/intern/ Non-Profit & NGO Unknown Civic education; global awareness
Seattle Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area www.cidbia.org/what-we-do/get-involved/ Non-Profit & NGO Unknown  
The Fund for American Studies www.dcinternships.org/?programs=cs-pp&details=true Varies Fall, Spring Spring Deadline is October 8th TFAS is a Free-Market and Pro-Democracy organization
WA Legislative Internship Program www.leg.wa.gov/Internships/Pages/InternshipApplication.aspx Legislative Winter Deadline is October 10th Full-time (15 credit) paid internship

Contact Us

Yitan Li, PhD
Chair
206.296-2056
liy@seattleu.edu

Patrick Schoettmer, PhD
Internship Coordinator 
206.296.5460
schoettp@seattleu.edu

Melissa Poquiz
Administrative Assistant
206.296.5460
poquizm@seattleu.edu