Intern Resources (INTERNAL)Welcome and congratulations on your acceptance into FairVote's internship program. Past interns have gained substantative work experience while having a good time, and we hope your time with us will be equally as enjoyable. In the meantime, please peruse the following resources to introduce you to FairVote's office protocol and internship program.
Intern Manual [Download] Please review this manual before your arrival to familiarize yourself with office protocol and for other useful information.
Directions to the Office: FairVote is located in the Takoma Business Center at 6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite 610, Takoma Park, MD 20912. [MapQuest Map] We're conveniently located two blocks from the Takoma Metro Station on the Red Line. [Metro Map] When you exit the Metro, walk two blocks ahead on Carroll Ave towards the CVS. The Takoma Business Center is the tall building across the street. FairVote is located on the 6th Floor.
Parking: If you plan on driving to the office, parking is available at the Takoma Metro Station. According to Metro: "Metro daily parking at Takoma. 146 metered spaces available, 7-hr. max. @ 25 cents per 45 mins. 57 are short term parking and are available from 10 to 2 a.m. The remaining 8 Kiss & Ride spaces may be used between 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 2 a.m." Additionally, a montly parking pass may be purchased for use at the Takoma Business Center at a rate of $65 per month.
Transportation Reiumbursement: FairVote typically provides a transportation reimbursement (up to $30/week) for interns who are not coming with funding. That means if you are working on stipend/grant/fellowship, etc from your college/program/scholarship organization you are not eligible -- but everyone else is. When you arrive please give your supervisor your start and end dates and schedule. Please keep track of how many days a month you have worked, as stipends are distributed once a month, and provide this information to your supervisor.
Intern Housing Resources
- Washington Intern Summer Housing (WISH)
- Craig's List Washington DC Sublets
- Washington Post Rental Ads
- Washington City Paper Rental Ads
- Sublet.com Ads
- American University Housing
- Georgetown University Housing
- George Washington University Housing
- Georgetown Student Newspaper Classifieds
- GWU Student Newspaper Classifieds
- Washington Post Roomate-Finder
- Hilltop Hostel (3 Blocks from Office @ $22/Night)