CAPITAL SEMESTER SPRING 2014
EARLY DEADLINE: October 1, 2013
FINAL DEADLINE: November 5, 2013
Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies, Capital Semester combines substantive internships, 12 academic credits, career development activities, site briefings and lectures led by policy experts. This fast-paced, fifteen-week residential program provides undergraduate 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.
SAMPLE PAST INTERNSHIP SITES
Aerospace Industries Association
American Legislative Exchange Council
Children’s Rights Council
· Gannett News Service
Institute for World Politics
· K-global Public Relations
· Politics Magazine
· The Washington Examiner
U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Department of the Treasury
Voice of America
· WJLA ABC 7 News
WTOP News Radio
Internships – Competitive placements with government agencies, congressional offices, public policy groups, international affairs organizations, news outlets, communications firms and nonprofit organizations
Housing – Roommate matching and furnished Capitol Hill apartments in the heart of D.C.
Classes – Full-time course load accredited by George Mason University
Guest Lectures – With Washington’s top policy and economics experts
Exclusive Briefings – At the World Bank, State Department, U.S. Capitol 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
EARLY DEADLINE – 5% DISCOUNT
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the Final Deadline of November 5, 2013. Students are encouraged to apply for the early deadline of October 1, 2013 to receive a 5% discount on their tuition balance as well as priority internship placement. Detailed information on the program may be found at http://www.DCinternships.org/CS.
For more information and an online application, please visit our website http://www.DCinternships.org/CS or contact Dana Faught, Recruitment and Admissions Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-986-0384.