ASAP taught me that I love working in a small non-profit. The staff are so easy to get along with — I just really look forward to being in the office.
— Madeleine Pye, George Washington University Student and Spring 2019 Intern and

Students

internships

ASAP offers semester-long internships for undergraduate students who can commit a minimum of 20 hours per week. Internships are unpaid but can be used to obtain course credit. Student internships are located at ASAP’s headquarters located near Dupont Circle in Northwest D.C. All internships include a direct service component.

Internships are competitive. Prospective applicants are encouraged to apply:

  • no later than July 1st for the fall semester

  • no later than April 1st for the summer semester

  • no later than November 1st for the spring semester

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to info@asylumprojectdc.org. The cover letter must include a completed version of this sentence: “I am the best person for this internship because…”

Executive Assistant Internship

ASAP seeks a creative, skilled and enthusiastic individuals to support ASAP's Executive Director. This intern will work closely with leadership on a range of projects spanning program development to fundraising. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about nonprofit management in a fast-paced, start-up environment.

program assistant internship

This internship provides programmatic and communications support to ASAP’s employment and social work programs. This intern will work closely with both Program Managers to develop resources for clients and expand the reach and scope of the core services that ASAP provides. This is an excellent opportunity for students interested in immigration law, policy, or the human services field.

 

student service projects

ASAP regularly works with university student groups to provide a range of hands-on student learning activities. Past activities have included group resume writing, comfort item collection drive, mock interviews, and other activities.

In the past, we have partnered with Georgetown Law’s International Refugee Assistance Project, Georgetown Law’s Muslim Students Association, No Lost Generation at Georgetown, No Lost Generation at George Washington University, and George Washington University’s Freshman Day of Service.