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    • Minimum of one year’s experience at an accredited higher education institution
    • Strong written and oral skills in English required
    • Proficient written and oral skills in Spanish encouraged
    • Desire to implement a community-based service project
    • TOEFL scores (international students)

Important Deadlines


Application Deadline

Program Dates


*Summer 2015


March 28


May 26 – August 7


Fall 2015


July 15


September 2  – December 11


Spring 2016


November 15


January 25 – May 6


*Summer 2016


March 1


May 24 – July 29




Program Cost

Housing Cost

Time Frame




15 weeks




10 weeks

Please contact Sherrita Wilkins, Program Coordinator at for pricing on program terms longer than 15 weeks.


Partners offers convenient housing in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland. Participants live minutes from the Silver Spring Metro station, bus service, grocery store, dry cleaning, restaurants, nightlife and entertainment.

“I’ve been pleasantly surprised by the commitment of Partners’ staff to their work. I’m also enjoying sharing my ideas on the projects we work on: It makes me feel that I’m an integral part of the organization, not just someone who makes photocopies or fetches coffees.”— Enora Philippe, President’s Intern, Spring 2013

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Enrollment for PIP’s Summer 2015 term is open through March 28!

It’s simple, click here to complete the online application form.

“As a direct result of the skills that I gained during my internship, I will be going on to work for a communications firm that helps nonprofits.” Christina Curtin, President’s Intern, Fall 2012