|Organization Name (Sorted Descending)
||Atlas Corps places international Fellows in the U.S.
|AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps
||Each year, AVODAH recruits people in their 20s from across the United States to spend a year working on urban poverty issues full-time at local non-profit organizations in Chicago, New York CIty, New Orleans and Washington D.C. During their year of service, participants live and study together, forming a community of people making a connection between social activism and Jewish life.
||The BlueGreen Alliance is a unique coalition of 14 of the nation's largest labor unions and environmental organizations. By uniting over 15 million members and supporters, BGA creates a powerful voice for building a cleaner, fairer and more competitive American economy. This work spans various sectors including renewable energy; energy efficiency; the substitution of safer, cleaner chemicals; modern transportation systems and advanced vehicle technology; domestic manufacturing; high-speed Internet and a smart, efficient electrical grid; green schools and other public buildings; improving our nation’s water infrastructure; recycling; and sustainable agriculture. To learn more, visit www.bluegreenalliance.org.
|Boren Awards, Institute of International Education
||Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to become more proficient in the cultures and languages of world regions critical to U.S. interests, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Maximum awards are $20,000 for the Boren Scholarships and $30,000 for the Boren Fellowships. In exchange for funding, recipients commit to working in the federal government for a minimum of one year. The program is administered by the Institute of International Education and sponsored by the National Security Education Program.
||The Cato Institute is a public policy research organization — a think tank — dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, limited government, free markets and peace. Its scholars and analysts conduct independent, nonpartisan research on a wide range of policy issues.
|Center for Women in Business
||The Center for Women in Business, an initiative of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, promotes and empowers women to achieve their personal and professional goals by increasing opportunities for women in leadership, mentoring women in all stages of their careers, and building a network of women entrepreneurs
|Chesapeake Bay Trust
||The Chesapeake Bay Trust is the only nonprofit, grant-making organization dedicated to sparking on-the-ground change for the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries in Maryland. Our goal is to increase stewardship through grant programs, special initiatives, and partnerships that support environmental education, demonstration-based restoration, and community engagement activities.
|City Year Washington, DC
||City Year unites young people, ages 17-24, for a year of full-time service, giving them the skills and opportunities to change the world. As tutors, mentors, and role models, these diverse leaders - called corps members - make a difference in the lives of children and transform schools and neighborhoods across Washington, DC.
|Department of Treasury
||The International Affiars office of the Department of Treasury handles international economic relations with all countries outside the United States, represents the United States at the Multilateral Development Institutions (World Bank, IMF, etc.), as well as other international economic issues and fora such as the G20.
||Education Pioneers mobilizes and prepares a national network of talented leaders and managers to accelerate excellence in K-12 public education and transform our education system into one that equips all students with the skills they need to thrive in college, career, and life.
Through the organization's Fellowship and Alumni programs, Education Pioneers increases the talent supply of top leaders in education to improve the leadership capacity in key education organizations – such as school districts, charter school organizations, and nonprofits – and to ensure that education is the best led and managed sector in the U.S. economy. More information about our work and programs can be found at www.educationpioneers.org.
|ENRICHMENT CENTERS, INC., THE
||Now thriving in our seventeenth year of operation, The Enrichment Centers is a local-area organization with a heartfelt commitment to learning. Founded first as The Center for the Gifted and Talented, we have since grown to provide in-home tutoring, after-school courses, and summer programs in all subjects, for students of all ages and levels. We are certified to work with the No Child Left Behind program and teach reading and math to at-risk children in several states.
Our centers and qualified staff are located throughout the Washington D.C. Metro Area, serving Montgomery County, Prince George’s County, the District, Arlington County, and Fairfax County.
||First Book is a national nonprofit organization with a simple mission: to give disadvantaged children the opportunity to read and own their first new books. The primary goal of First Book is to work with its volunteer Local Advisory Boards (LAB) to provide existing local literacy programs with new books and educational materials to distribute to children who, for economic reasons, have little or no access to books. First Book works to effectively leverage the heroic efforts of local tutoring, mentoring, and family literacy organizations already reaching the children who need help the most.
Area of Focus: Children and Youth, Education
|Global Health Fellows Program II, Program of USAID
||GHFP-II has 120 active fellows, at all levels, working with USAID in Washington, DC and abraod in commodities security and logistics, reproductive health, maternal and child health, nutrition, infectious diseases, health systems strengthening, and other technical specialties. In addition, we have an extensive, compensated internship program designed to help emerging global health professionals gain essential experience. GHFP-II places a high value on diversity and strives to provide opportunities to individuals from populations underrepresented in the field of global health. GHFP-II also provides professional and career development support to program participants.Fellowships and internships require US citizenship or US legal permanent resident status. Fellowships require a master's degree.
|Green Peace Semester
||The Greenpeace Semester inspires, empowers and trains young people become leaders in the environmental movement. The Greenpeace Semester is a five- or twelve-week training in Washington, DC that consists of workshops, projects, and staff mentorship in grassroots organizing, actions, media and campaign strategy. During the semester and summer terms, participants travel to get real working experience supporting Greenpeace work in other communities, and in the spring and fall terms, participants travel for the capstone Expedition. We boast over 400 alumni who are making a difference in Greenpeace, other organizations, and in their communities.
|Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities - National Int
||The HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) has placed over 9,500 undergraduate and graduate students in challenging paid internship assignments within federal agencies and corporations nationwide. Over 450 students participated in the internship program during 2011.
||The Dialogue is a forum for sustained exchange among leaders of the Western Hemisphere and an independent, nonpartisan center for policy analysis on economic and political relations in the Americas. It regularly convenes U.S. and Latin American leaders from the public and private sectors with diverse political perspectives to search for cooperative responses to hemispheric problems. It is engaged in an effort to improve the quality of debate and decision making on U.S.-Latin American relations, and to promote new opportunities for hemispheric political, social, and economic cooperation.
||InterAction is the largest alliance of U.S.-based international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), with more than 190 members working in every developing country. Members are faith-based and secular, large and small, with a focus on the world’s most poor and vulnerable populations.
InterAction also produces a monthly magazine, Monthly Developments, that publishes articles on global trends that affect relief, refugee and development work. MD Career Connections is an online job seeker resource.
|International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children
||The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) is leading a global movement to protect children from sexual abuse, exploitation, and abduction.
ICMEC works globally to:
establish global resources to find missing children and prevent child sexual exploitation;
promote the creation of operational centers worldwide based on a public-private partnership model;
build an international network to disseminate images of and information about missing children;
provide training to law enforcement, prosecutors, judges, legal professionals, NGOs, and government officials;
advocate and propose changes in laws, treaties, and systems to protect children worldwide; and
lead a global financial coalition to eradicate commercial child pornography from the Internet.
||Kiva, the “hottest non-profit on the planet” according to FORTUNE magazine, is the world’s first person-to-person micro-lending website. Kiva's microfinance institution (MFI) field partners are in over 60 countries (including the United States) and post thousands of loans to Kiva.org every month so that individual lenders around the world can help fund microfinance entrepreneurs.
Whether based in one of our US cities or internationally, Kiva Fellows have a unique opportunity to witness the realities of microfinance firsthand by working directly with a Kiva field partner for 16 week, extendable placements.
||Match Education is a national education nonprofit, based in Boston. We operate a growing portfolio of high-performing and innovative urban charter schools. Our schools are widely recognized for their success in preparing low-income students for success in four-year colleges. We also train teachers for urban classrooms and operate a fully sanctioned graduate school of education. We seek to train the best rookie teachers in the country and, over time, to develop new insight into the nature of effective teaching and teacher training. Finally, we provide high-dosage tutoring to each of our students through the Match Corps, a post-graduate service fellowship for individuals interested in committing a year of service to inner-city schools