Grow your professional network, build your resume, and develop valuable leadership skills with America’s Future Foundation!

Your professional growth is central to AFF’s mission. You can develop networking, writing, public speaking, and leadership skills, and get the experience vital to post-graduate success.

Check out the opportunities AFF offers:    

Get Connected

Follow AFF on Facebook and Twitter, and join the AFF Student Programs email list to keep up with Doublethink articles, upcoming events, and latest career advice from pros who know!

Join a Local Chapter

AFF chapters are active in cities across the country. Join a chapter near your campus to gain knowledge and to become a member of AFF’s huge and growing network. Attend education, networking, and professional development events throughout the school year. If AFF is not active in your city yet, help establish a new chapter.

Build Your Resume

Submit articles to Doublethink magazine—AFF’s signature publication—to pen and polish original work and gain exposure as an up-and-coming writer or policy analyst. Or contribute to “Free the Future,” AFF’s professional development blog. Click here to find out more about how you can get published with AFF.

 When in Washington

Make the most of your time in DC and attend special student-oriented AFF events during your summer internship! Learn and network with like-minded future leaders at roundtables, dinners, seminars, lunches, and happy hours. Take a crash course in creative networking and how to land your dream job in the highly competitive DC market at professional development seminars. Become an AFF member to receive invitations to members-only events like briefings with high-level leaders and top policy experts.

Intern at AFF

Contribute to our mission as an AFF intern! AFF hosts interns via the Koch Internship Program, the Fund for American Studies, Students for Liberty, and the National Journalism Center.

A comprehensive program of student-oriented activities—collaborative events, Doublethink and “Free the Future” publication opportunities, and local chapter involvement—provides students, like you, benefits aligned with their interests and goals. For more information about AFF student programs, email