Over 90% of undergraduate students, in the School of Public Affairs, complete at least one internship during their academic career. Most, however, complete multiple internships at various locations for a more well-rounded background. For help finding an internship, you should talk with your professors and advisors or head to the Career Center.
Students do not just take classes here in DC. They take classes all over the world. Check out the possibilities through AU Abroad.
The Public Purpose
American University's School of Public Affairs Graduate Journal