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Where do NALPLP students have Internships?  All NAPLP students participate in an internship in Washington, DC. Students will work with our team to find an opportunity that fits with their professional goals. Students are welcome to explore any and all internships in the DC area. However, NAPLP partners with many congressional offices, federal agencies and tribal organizations around town to place students in internships related to Native policy and politics.

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Past Internships have included:

  • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services/Administration for Native Americans

  • National Congress of American Indians

  • United States Senate

    • U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI)

    • U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY)

    • U.S. Senator Jon Tester (D-MT)

    • U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI)

    • U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)

    • U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV)

    • U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)

    • U.S. Senator Harry Reid (D-NV)

  • White House Initiative on American Indian & Alaska Native Education (U S. Department of Education)

  • U.S. Department of the Interior/Bureau of Indian Affairs

  • U.S. Department of the Interior/Bureau of Indian Education

  • National Indian Education Association

  • National Indian Health Board

  • U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources

  • U.S. House of Representatives

    • U.S. Representative Tom Cole (R-OK)

    • U.S. Representative Markwayne Mullin (R-OK)

    • U.S. Representative Denny Heck (D-WA)

    • U.S. Representative Don Young (R-AK)      

  • U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development/Office of Native American Programs

  • National Indian Gaming Commission

  • National Endowment for the Arts Folk & Traditional Arts

  • National Indian Gaming Association

  • Native American Contractors Association

  • Office of Hawaiian Affairs

  • National American Indian Housing Council

  • National Council of Urban Indian Health