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Careers and Internships
Situated in Washington, D.C., Georgetown University's Master of Arts in Democracy and Governance offers students the opportunity to pursue internships and employment opportunities relevant to their coursework.   Students can receive up to six (6) academic credits through research tutorials designed to synthesize the workplace experience with program coursework. 
More than 75 percent of Democracy and Governance students intern or work full-time for the federal government, non-profit organizations, consulting firms, and think tanks.
Career Services
The Democracy and Governance Program works with the Walsh School of Foreign Service Career Development Center and its career advisers to help students identify and obtain internships and careers relevant to their studies and interests.
To date, students and graduates have interned or obtained full-time employment with the following organizations:
AED Center for Civil Society and Governance
American Bar Association (ABA)
American Democracy Institute
Atlantic Media Company/The Atlantic
Booz Allen Hamilton
Business & Strategies in Europe (B&S Europe)
Campaign Finance Institute
Center for Civic Education
Center for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA)
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)
Democracy International (DI)
Development Alternatives, Inc. (DAI)
Freedom House
Global Giving
Henry L. Stimson Center
Innovations in Civic Participation
Interactivity Foundation
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
International HIV/AIDS Alliance
International Republican Institute (IRI)
McCain 2008 Presidential Campaign
Media Matters for America
National Democratic Institute (NDI)
National Endowment for Democracy (NED)
National War College
Obama 2008 Presidential Campaign
Open Society Institute (OSI)
Pew Charitable Trusts
Safadi Foundation USA
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
United States Department of Commerce
United States Department of State
United States House of Representatives
United States Institute of Peace (USIP)
United States Senate
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
World Bank

Organizations of Interest
Many organizations create and implement policies and programs of interest to students and alumni of the Democracy and Governance Program.  Please find a sampling of such organizations below.
In Overseas Democracy Promotion
Fellowships at the National Endowment for Democracy
International Republican Institute
Employment at the National Democratic Institute
International Foundation for Election Systems
International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance
Democracy International
Opportunities Abroad
Association of German Party Foundations (Ger)
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation
In International Development
U.S. Agency for International Development
Peace Corps
Chemonics International, Inc.
Development Alternatives Inc. (DAI)
Management Systems International
Catholic Relief Services
Mercy Corps
Non-Governmental Organizations & Think Tanks
Freedom House
Transparency International
United States Institute of Peace
Brookings Institution
Open Society Institute
American Enterprise Institute
Academy for Educational Development
Cato Institute
Government and Inter-Governmental Agencies
United States Department of State
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
World Bank
United Nations
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
European Union
Inter-American Development Bank
North-American Treaty Organization (NATO)
African Development Bank
Asian Development Bank
Organization of American States (OAS)
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
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