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  • INTERN REQUEST FORM

    Thank you for your interest in hosting an intern from The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) Academic Internship Programs! Please complete the fields below to help us learn more about the type of intern position(s) you are seeking to fill and skills required. Any questions about The Fund for American Studies and our internship placement process may be directed to U.S. Prorgams Director Joe Starrs at jstarrs@TFAS.org or 202.986.0384.
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      Organization Name
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  • Internship Position + Placement Process Remove Entry

    • If you have more than one internship position description to submit, please complete the following questions for one of the positions and then click 'Add Another Response' at the lower right-hand corner of this section to create another internship description. Please also be sure to use the 'Internship Position Number' to number each of your positions - this will ensure that additional descriptions to do not overwrite previous entries. Please also indicate the number of students you would like to host for each position description. 
       
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    • Internship Supervisor's Contact Information
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  • Position Description Upload
    If needed, please upload any job descriptions or other relevant documents. You may upload multiple documents, by clicking 'Attach File' multiple time. Please label documents to match position description names.
    • Intern Schedule Acknowledgement

      • In addition to completing internships, students participating in The Fund for American Studies summer programs are taking between 3-9 credit hours from George Mason University, and attending a series of required and optional special events and site briefings throughout the summer. Our students are available to intern between 30-35 hours a week and in general intern on the following schedule during the summer:
        • Mondays - 9:00am - 5:00pm
        • Tuesdays - 9:00am - 3:00pm
        • Wednesdays - 9:00am - 5:00pm
        • Thursdays - 9:00am - 5:00pm
        • Fridays - No Internship Hours (Students may intern in the afternoons as determined by the student and site)

        Several required site briefings will be scheduled during normal internship hours, but most programming events will be scheduled on Friday afternoons or will be optional. 
         
    • Volunteer Opportunities
      • TFAS has several other opportunities open to Washington, DC professionals to become involved in our programs. Please let us know if you are interested in participating in any of these ways.

        Small Group Meetings: 5-10 Students meet with a professional to learn more about what it's like to work in the field, what type of education and/or experience is needed, and to receive career and job seeking tips. 
        Guest Lectures and Professional Development Seminars: TFAS plans guest lectures and professional development seminars throughout the summer that focus on various policy issues, industries and career-building topics.
        Mentor Program: Working professionals are matched with students to serve as another point of contact for the summer. Mentors are asked to meet with students at least twice during the summer and to provide professional advice about how to succeed in Washington and beyond. 
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