DC Area Practicum

HEP is centrally located in the greater Washington, D.C., area on the Fairfax campus providing easy geographic proximity to higher education organizations. Whether you are looking for experience in a higher education policy institute or considering a role in federal education policy, our faculty and alumni can support you in securing an internship or practicum.

Our current students and alumni have worked in the Council for Graduate Schools, American Council on Education, Council for Independent Colleges, and several educational technology companies. Our faculty also regularly consult with policy institutes, disciplinary societies, and funding agencies.

Feel free to email HEP at for assistance with securing a practicum.