Natural Sciences

Smithsonian interns.

Internship Ideas

Some of the possibilities available to Natural Sciences majors in Washington DC:

  • Center for International Environmental Law
  • Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture
  • USDA
  • American Rivers
  • EPA
  • Smithsonian
  • Oxfam America
  • National Geographic Society
  • Greenpeace
  • US Department of the Interior
  • World Resources Institute

Major/Minor Credit

Many UCD majors and minors incorporate credits earned while completing an internship and/or an independent research project.  Students in some programs have been able to use their Washington Program Internship (WAS 192) and Research Seminar (WAS 199) credits as substitutions for their major or minor requirements. 

Check with your advisor to see if you can do this as well!