• zantrelfranklin
    “America's Future Workforce gave me a chance to enhance my skill-set while working in a forgiving professional environment.”

    Zantrel Franklin
    Winter 2014 Fellow

  • AVN
    "Jessica [Summer 2012 Fellow] was a vital part of our office this summer and did outstanding work. Thanks for everything you've done to make it possible for her to be here."

    Programs Director
    American Values Network

  • emily ross
    “My time spent at AFW gave me the confidence to reach out and network with new contacts.”

    Emily Raffensberger
    Winter 2014 Fellow

  • DCSchoolReformNow
    "AFW has been a great resource in helping our organization to not only find, but also screen, qualified intern candidates."

    Development and Project Manager
    DC School Reform Now

America's Future Workforce


ornament1 No person should have to work for free to advance in the workplace.



To provide economic justice for disadvantaged individuals by advocating for paid internships and by distributing stipends to individuals placed in unpaid internships.


ornament1Recognizing that the unpredictability of the economy would not only hurt 401(k)s and small businesses, but also create problems with America’s current and future workforce, Nate Mauer founded America’s Future Workforce.


ornament1Be thoughtful and intentional when completing every element of your application, as the process is very competitive.

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