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Signature* Internships

* Signature refers to internship opportunities or related funding that is open to Washington College students or alumni and where the host organizations may provide special consideration of the applicant’s qualifications for the position.

Partnering Institutions

Learn more about our distinguished Comegys Bight Internships:

  • National Archives
  • Library of Congress (Publishing Office)
  • National Constitution Center 
  • National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
  • U.S. House of Representatives, Office of the Historian
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum 
  • George Washington’s Mount Vernon
  • Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History 
  • National Park Service/Harpers Ferry National Historical Park 
  • Maryland Historical Society
  • Maryland State Archives
  • Virginia Historical Society
  • Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

College Institutional Review Board (IRB) Requirements

Students should be aware if they plan to work in internships where they will be conducting primary research with human subjects they must meet the requirements of the IRB.

For questions about IRB requirements contact:

Dr. George Spilich
800-422-1782 x 7734


Andrea Lange, Assistant Dean