There are thousands of organizations that offer internships in DC. Here is a small list of internship opportunities available for Evolution, Ecology and Biodiversity majors - and there are many more.
- Food and Drug Administration
- Humane Society of the United States
- Marine Conservation Biology Institute
- National Aquarium
- National Geographic Society
- National Museum of Natural History
- National Parks Service
- National Wildlife Federation
- National Zoo
- U.S. Department of Agriculture
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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!