Institute on Philanthropy and Volunteer Service
The Fund for American Studies has sponsored academic internship programs in Washington, DC for over 40 years. Our objective is to provide a real-world professional and academic experience for college students to help prepare them for responsible leadership in the future.
Our comprehensive package includes a guaranteed internship placement, courses for transferable credit, furnished housing, a variety of guest lectures and briefings, as well as opportunities for professional development and networking. We truly provide the ultimate summer experience in Washington.
With IPVS, you are guaranteed an internship with a national nonprofit organization, local charity or foundation. In the classroom, you'll explore the unique history and ethics of voluntary service in America.