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Washington, DC Summer Internships & Scholarships

LIVE. LEARN. INTERN. in Washington, DC                                                    www.DCinternships.org                                                                                                                  June 4 – July 29                                                                                                                        Extended Deadline: April 6, 2016                                                                                            **Scholarship Funding Available**

Are you still deciding what to do this summer? It’s not too late to spend 8 weeks in Washington, DC completing an internship, earning credit, and expanding your professional network. The Presidential campaign of 2016 makes this summer a particularly exciting time for students to come to Washington, DC.

PROGRAM FOCUS AREAS:        

  • Public Policy + Economics        
  • International Affairs         
  • Journalism + Communications         
  • Service + Community Leadership         
  • Business + Government Affairs         
  • Leadership + the American Presidency
INTERNSHIPS
Unlike many other Washington, DC internship programs, we guarantee you an internship placement with a:        
  • Federal agency         
  • Embassy or International Affairs Group        
  • Government Affairs office         
  • Media outlet         
  • Public policy group         
  • Nonprofit organization
Our staff works to place you with an organization that fits your skills and career goals. You’ll gain real-world experience that will set you apart when it’s time to find your first job after graduation. 

HOUSING
Live in the heart of Washington, DC on George Washington University’s campus, just steps from the White House and Department of State. Click here to learn more about housing accommodations and the neighborhood.

COURSES FOR CREDIT
Maximize your summer by also taking courses for between 3 and 9 credits from George Mason University. Students may choose from a variety of engaging electives. 

SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING
We award over $1 million in scholarship funding each year, and there are generous scholarships still available. Students receive awards based on financial need and merit which typically range from $1,000 - $4,500.

APPLICATION
Students are encouraged to visit www.DCinternships.org for more information and to begin an online application. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through the April 6 extended deadline. Students will be notified of their admission decision within two weeks of completing an application. Questions may be directed to admissions@tfas.org or 202.986.0384.

SEE WHAT ALUMNI ARE SAYING
Check out this video to hear from some of our program alumni on why interning in DC is an experience worth having! Read this recent blog entry to see how program alumni answered the question, “I was just accepted into the program for this summer, and I am very excited, but I’d like to hear about whether the cost was worth it from some alumni of the program. Is it worth it to have political experience in DC? I’d love to hear about your experience as soon as possible!”

CONNECT WITH US
Connect with us on Social Media to learn more!
Twitter: www.Twitter.com/DCinternships
Facebook: www.Facebook.com/DCinternships
Instagram: www.Instagram.com/DCinternships
Blog: www.DistrictGPS.wordpress.com

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