Opportunities for Students

Family Science students have unparalleled opportunities to work at major national organizations and institutes that address family issues in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Northern Virginia. Undergraduate and graduate students complete internships, attend professional meetings, and obtain summer employment at these agencies.

Following is a partial list of organizations and institutes that have involved Family Science students in research, policy analysis, educational programs, and direct services to families.

Alliance for Justice 
11 Dupont Circle NW, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20036 

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
112 South Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-3061  

American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law
740 Fifteenth Street NW, Washington, DC 20005-1022

American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036

Association of Black Psychologists
107 S. West Street, PMB #119, Alexandria, VA 22314

The Brookings Institute
1775 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
820 1st Street, NE, #510, Washington, DC 20002

Center for Community Change
1000 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20007

The Center for Science in the Public Interest 
1875 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20009

The Century Foundation
1333 H Street NW, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20005

Children's Defense Fund
25 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Child Welfare League of America
440 First Street NW, Third Floor, Washington, DC 20001-2085

FRAC: Food Research and Action Center
1875 Connecticut Ave., NW Suite 540, Washington, DC 20009

The Fund for American Studies
1706 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009   

Healthy Marriage Resource Center
National Council on Family Relations 
1620 I Street NW, Suite 210, Washington, DC 20006-4005

The Heritage Foundation
214 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002-4999

Human Rights Watch
1630 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20009

The Institute for Policy Studies 
733 15th St NW, Suite 1020, Washington, DC 20005

Institute for Women’s Policy Research
1707 L Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20036

Legal Momentum
1522 K St. NW, Suite 550, Washington, DC 20005

The National Archives and Records Administration
8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001

National Institute of Child Health & Human Development
31 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892-2425

National Institutes of Health
9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892

National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
2001 S ST NW, Suite 620, Washington DC 20009

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force 
1325 Massachusetts Ave NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20005

The National League of Cities
1301 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 550, Washington, DC 20004

National Partnership for Women and Families
1875 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 650, Washington, DC 20009

People for the American Way
2000 M Street NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036

Progressive Policy Institute
600 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20003

Public Citizen  
1600 20th St. NW, Washington, DC 20009

SAMHSA, Substance Abuse Mental Health Association 
1 Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, MD, 20857

Society for Research in Child Development
750 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242

Urban Institute 
2100 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20037

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036

Voices for America’s Children 
1522 K Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20005-1202