Friday, January 20, 2012

Summer Study and Internships in Washington DC

June 10 – August 4, 2012
Held at Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Priority Deadline for Scholarships: February 7, 2012

EDITOR'S NOTE: This program is NOT affiliated with Wittenberg's Lutheran College Washington Semester program or its summer program. Wittenberg's program can be found at

Final Deadline: March 7, 2012

Cost: $7,000 - $8500


Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies and held at Georgetown University, the Institutes combine substantive internships for 30-35 hours a week, courses for academic credit, site briefings and lectures led by prominent policy experts. These fast-paced, eight-week residential programs provide students from around the world with opportunities to gain the edge in today’s competitive job market and graduate school admissions, and experience the excitement of Washington first-hand.

Public Policy, Economics and International Affairs
Congressional Offices
Educational Initiative for Central and Eastern Europe
Federal Agencies
Foreign Embassies
International Foundation for Election Systems
Southern Governors’ Association
Journalism, Communications and Public Relations
Crosby Volmer Public Relations
Gannett News Service
Politics Magazine
NBC Nightly News
The Washington Examiner
WTOP News Radio
Corporate Business and Government Affairs
Aerospace Industries Association
Healthcare Leadership Council
Siemens, Corp.
Visa USA, Inc.
Nonprofit and Community Service
Bread for the City
Doorways for Women and Families
Hispanic College Fund
Share Our Strength
Literacy Volunteers and Advocates
Student Conservation Association

Internships – Competitive placements with top sites in DC
Classes – Up to 9 transferable credits from Georgetown University
Housing – Roommate matching and furnished on-campus apartments in the heart of DC
Guest Lectures – With Washington’s top policy and industry experts
Site Briefings – At the State Department, Capitol Hill and World Bank
Leadership & Professional Development – Leadership, mentoring and career building activities
Networking – Interaction with seasoned professionals and hundreds of other student leaders from around of the world
Scholarships – Approximately 70% of students receive generous awards based on merit and financial need

Go to to apply.
Students will be accepted on a rolling basis until the Final Deadline of March 7, 2012. Students applying by the Priority Deadline of February 7, 2012 will be given preference in admissions and priority scholarship consideration.
Fund For American Studies1621 New Hampshire Ave. NWWashington, DC 20009

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