DC Internships

I don’t know much about this specific program but it may interest some of you.

ANNOUNCEMENT
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CAPITAL SEMESTER
January 12 – April 30, 2011
Georgetown University , Washington , DC
www.DCinternships.org/CS
Spring 2011 Application Deadline: November 1, 2010

Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies, the Capital Semester program combines a substantive professional experience in public policy, international affairs or economics for 25 hours a week with a challenging academic experience at Georgetown University. This fast-paced, fifteen-week residential program provides students from around the world with opportunities to gain an edge in today’s competitive job market and graduate school admissions, and experience the excitement of Washington first-hand.

SAMPLE PAST INTERNSHIP SITES

Aerospace Industries Association
American Legislative Exchange Council
Children’s Rights Council
Congressional Offices
Eastman Kodak
First Book
Foreign Embassies
Institute for World Politics
New Leaders for New Schools
Philanthropy Roundtable
U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Department of the Treasury
PROGRAM COMPONENTS

Internships – Competitive placements with government agencies, congressional offices, public policy groups, international affairs organizations and nonprofit organizations
Classes – 12 credit hours in political science and economics and from Georgetown University
Housing – Roommate matching and f urnished Capitol Hill apartments in the heart of D.C.
Guest Lectures – With Washington’s top policy and economics experts
Exclusive Briefings – At the World Bank, State Department, Pentagon and Federal Reserve
Leadership & Professional Development – Leadership, mentoring and career building activities
Networking – Interaction with seasoned professionals and student leaders from around the world
Scholarships – Generous scholarships are awarded based on merit and financial need
APPLICATION INFORMATION
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the final application deadline of November 1. Details about the program and an online application may be found at www.DCinternships.org/CS. Questions may be directed to Dana Faught, Recruitment and Admissions Coordinator, at dfaught@tfas.org or 202.986.0384.
Fund For American Studies
1706 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20009