LIVE. LEARN. INTERN. in Washington, DC
June 6 – July 31, 2015
*Guaranteed Internships – Courses for Credit – Housing in DC
*Priority Deadline for Scholarships: February 10, 2015
*Final Deadline: March 17, 2015
*Scholarship Funding Available
Spend a summer interning in the nation’s capital and gain that competitive edge. Taking advantage of a Washington, DC internship is a valuable investment in your future that will set you apart after college.
The comprehensive programs sponsored by The Fund for American Studies include a guaranteed internship placement, courses for transferable credit from George Mason University, and furnished housing conveniently located in George Washington University’s downtown campus just steps from the White House and State Department. Students also benefit from networking events, exclusive briefings, and guest speakers.
THE INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE
We’ve been creating academic internship experiences for over 40 years and guarantee all participants an internship placement. Your options are endless – we work with over 300 different federal agencies, policy groups, international affairs organizations, media outlets, public affairs firms, government relations offices, and nonprofit organizations.
Working in this powerful city will allow you to make professional connections and practice networking skills in a real-world setting. Washington, DC is the perfect place to explore a variety of career paths, and we work with each student’s unique goals and aspirations to match them with the most fitting internship site.
“My internship allowed me to attend exciting events on Capitol Hill and at various think tanks in DC. I was then able to take what I learned and compile reports on strategic operations for my supervisor.”
Audrey Sutton, Loyola University Chicago
Intern, International Stability Operations Association
Students will be accepted on a rolling basis until the final deadline of March 17, 2015. Applicants are encouraged to apply for the priority deadline of February 10, 2015 in order to receive preference in admissions and scholarship consideration, as well as internship placement. We award almost 1 million dollars in scholarship funding annually and awards are made on the basis of financial need and merit.