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About CAL

Internship Program

The internship program at CAL provides an opportunity for qualified individuals interested in language, linguistics, language testing, and related areas to gain experience working with CAL professional staff on projects appropriate to the interests and skills of the intern.

Internships may take place at any time during the year, but most occur during the summer months.  There is no minimum or maximum length of service.

To apply:

1. Download and complete an Intern Application form, available in two formats below.

PDF |  MS Word

2. Submit the form along with the following materials via email or conventional mail at the address below:

  • A current résumé and cover letter

  • A transcript or a list of relevant courses you have completed

  • Two letters of recommendation (If they are sent separately, please provide a list of names and phone numbers of the references with your application.)

Résumés will be reviewed by the appropriate divisions within CAL.

3. Submit complete application. Refer to application timeframes below for recurring deadlines.

Application Timeframes

Session Application Deadline
Spring October 1 (each year)
Summer March 1 (each year)
Fall March 1 (each year)

CAL's recruitment of interns will follow the same Equal Employment regulations as recruitment for staff and will not discriminate in selection based upon race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, handicap, or any other reason not related to employment.

NOTE:  In accordance with INS regulations, all successful intern applicants will be required to show proof of their legal right to accept employment in the United States.

Human Resources Coordinator
Center for Applied Linguistics
4646 40th Street NW
Washington, DC 20016-1859
Attn: Internship Program