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CDC Intern Picks: American Enterprise Institute & Homeland Security Committee

This week’s topic for our CDC Intern picks include a couple great options for summer opportunities through companies and institutes that will be attending the DC Career Fair on February 28th.

  1. Summer Honors Program, The American Enterprise Institute – Apply by Wednesday, March 15th
  2. Internship, Homeland Security Committee – Apply by Wednesday, March 15th

Summer Honors Program, The American Enterprise Institute, Washington, DC


The program is a series of one week, fully-funded educational and professional development sessions that provide undergraduate students who are interested in public policy and politics with a unique opportunity to jumpstart their careers. Sessions include events such as policy briefings, high-level networking opportunities, and site visits in DC. Instructors this year include AEI scholars Charles Murray, Fred Kagan, John Yoo and Michael Strain teaching about everything from democratic capitalism, to the Constitution, to the Middle East, and more. Participants will earn a stipend that includes, housing, meals on class days, travel, and $250 for expenses during the week. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis so apply ASAP. Learn more information about this opportunity on The Bridge and apply by Friday March 17th. To visit AEI’s website and page on the program, go to:

  • Applications Accepted Until: March 15, 2017
  • Application Contents: Cover Letter, Resume, Unofficial Transcript
  • Date: One week to Six week course during Summer 2017

Internship, Homeland Security Committee, Washington, DC 

This next program is another great opportunity for undergraduates looking to pursue a career in government and public policy. All majors are encouraged to apply for the position although should be quick-learners with strong oral and written communication skills. This internship provides students with the chance to gain a better first-hand understanding of the inner workings on Capitol Hill while assisting staff with substantive research projects, preparing for Committee hearings and markups, and handling the daily operations of the office. For more information and to apply, go on The Bridge and learn the details of the application contents and possible writing sample essay questions.

  • Applications Accepted Until: March 15, 2017
  • Application Contents: Cover Letter, Resume, 2 References, and Writing Sample
  • Date: May/June – August 2017


We highlight a few CDC Intern Picks that we think you’ll find particularly interesting every week.  Learn more by checking out each pick on the BridgeAnd while you’re there, see what other interesting opportunities you find! If you have any technical difficulties with your application, email before the deadline for help. 

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