Student Life
Winter Internship


Explore. Learn. Serve.

Winter Internship is an immersion in experiential learning. For two weeks, the entire metropolitan area and beyond is our classroom: museums and music venues, hospitals and senior centers, embassies and congressional offices, colleges and universities, restaurants and soup kitchens. Students may choose internships in a wide variety of areas including the arts, business, community service, education, government, law, and science.

Upper school students can also audition to work full-time on Field's winter drama production, or join a faculty-sponsored trip. Sixth graders have a special, structured group experience.

Meet the Internship Coordinators

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Grade-Level Training

Every year within the Winter Internship meeting framework, every grade level has a focused training session. These sessions are a central part of the Winter Internship curriculum, teaching students a variety of skills and exposing them to real-world and career-related issues over the course of their internships at Field. Specific grade level trainings are:

Seventh, eighth, and ninth grade students
are trained in telephone techniques for calling potential host organizations.
Tenth-graders are trained in interview skills.
Juniors receive training in resume writing. Each junior student completes a resume as part of his or her Winter Internship follow-up project.
Seniors meet individually with their faculty mentor to explore and discuss a suitable senior-level internship, and to further explore internship and/or career interests.

Recent Internship Organizations

20/20 Productions, A Wider Circle, Anti-Defamation League, Autism Speaks, Belle Haven Country Club, Broad Branch Market, Cactus Cantina, CHECA Architects, Children's Defense Fund, Children's National Health System, Compassion Over Killing, DC Commission on Human Rights, DC Superior Court, Environmental Film Festival, George Washington University, Guggenheim Productions, Hope for Henry Foundation, Iona Senior Services, Labyrinth Games & Puzzles, Licks & Leashes, Maasai Girls Education Fund, Moment Magazine, N24 German TV, Naval Surface Warfare Center, NBC, NIH, Old Dominion Animal Health Center, Phoenix Computers, Pinxter Digital, Reading Partners, River School, Rock Creek Park Horse Center, Spark Media, Suburban Hospital, Sugar Plums Child Development Center, Sunrise Senior Living, The Center for Advanced Orthopedics, Union 206 Studios, USA Today, Vital Voices, Wagtime, Watkins Nature Center, WPFW Radio Station, Wydler Brothers Real Estate

Winter Internship Captains

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There’s an internship for everyone—Field students’ internships are as diverse as our student body! Check out our local internship sites from recent internships.