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The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights invites undergraduate, graduate, and law students to submit applications for our student internship program in the Commission's Headquarters and Eastern Regional Office located in Washington, DC. Positions may also be available in regional offices located in Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Kansas City, and Los Angeles. Internships are unpaid; academic credit may be available.

In addition, some offices, like Headquarters, may also provide internships to high school students.


You are eligible if you are enrolled in an accredited educational institution and provide a statement or letter from the institution confirming your enrollment.

Available Internships

  • Business & Administrative Internships
  • Social Science Internships
  • Legal Internships
  • Public Affairs Internships
  • Congressional Affairs Internships

Applying for Internships

Please send a letter stating your availability dates and resume either by email to: or by mail to:

Attn: Student Intern Coordinator
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 1150
Washington, DC 20425

If you have any questions, please contact the Intern Coordinator at (202) 376-8364.


To inquire about the above opportunities contact us at:

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW,
Suite 1150
Washington, DC 20425

Telephone: (202) 376-8364

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