IVLP projects cover a broad array of topics including agriculture, disability rights, higher education, emergency management, entrepreneurship, food security, government, immigration and refugee issues, journalism and media, law enforcement training, national security/defense, NGO management, politics/elections, primary and secondary education, women’s issues, and youth leadership.
Almost all IVLP projects begin in Washington, DC, where participants spend three to five days meeting with professional counterparts in government agencies, nonprofit organizations, think tanks, academia, and businesses. Some of the organizations with whom our groups have recently met are:
Departments of Agriculture, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Justice; the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Federal Election Commission, Government Accountability Office, Office of Government Ethics, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, U.S. Supreme Court, White House Office on Disabilities, and numerous offices of members of Congress.
Associated Press, Washington Post, Washingtonian Magazine, Washington Times, WETA-TV, and Fox 5 DC.
DC Metropolitan Police Department, Arlington Police, and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Think Tanks & Nonprofits
The Brookings Institution, Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Heritage Foundation; the American Diabetes Association, American Soybean Association, Common Cause, National Association for the Blind, International Red Cross, and Transparency International; the National Democratic and Republican Committees; 1776, and Wal-Mart.
Oracle, Wal-Mart, Lockheed Martin.
George Washington University, Georgetown University, American University, The Catholic University of America, George Mason University, University of Central Florida.