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meet our 2023 interns

The Navajo Nation Washington Office Internship offers a transformative experience for students seeking to make a meaningful impact in the realm of Native American governance. As interns, they have the unique opportunity to collaborate directly with the dedicated staff at the Navajo Nation Washington Office while delving into various aspects of program operations.

Under the expert guidance of the Navajo Nation Washington Office team, interns actively engage in tasks related to Navajo Nation governance, deepening their understanding of the intricate government-to-government relationship between the Navajo Nation and the United States. Through firsthand experience and on-the-job training, interns gain invaluable insights into the day-to-day operations of the Navajo Nation, enriching their knowledge and skills in their respective fields of study.

Moreover, this internship fosters a comprehensive understanding of crucial concepts such as tribal sovereignty and federal trust responsibility. Interns actively contribute to initiatives that bolster the Navajo Nation's sovereign rights and navigate the intricaci
es of tribal governance within the larger framework of the federal government. By working on various projects, they develop a profound awareness of the challenges and complexities faced by the Navajo Nation in our modern society.

Ultimately, the Navajo Nation Washington Office Internship empowers students to become advocates for positive change in Native American communities. Through hands-on experience, mentorship, and exposure to critical issues, interns emerge with a deepened sense of purpose and a commitment to advancing the interests of the Navajo Nation and promoting the well-being of indigenous peoples across the United States.

Check Back in March 2024 for our Summer 2024 Internship Opportunities!

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