Asian American Studies

Asian American Studies Students

Internship Ideas

Some of the possibilities available to Asian American Studies majors in Washington DC:

  • Asia America Initiative
  • Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies
  • Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance
  • Brookings Institute
  • Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Council on Foreign Relations
  • Leading Authorities, Inc.
  • National Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center
  • National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum
  • Office of Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs
  • Organization of Chinese Americans
  • Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center 
  • U.S.-ASEAN Business Council
  • U.S. Department of State
  • US Foreign Service 

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!