LIVE.LEARN.INTERN. in Washington D.C.

Live. Learn. Intern. programs in Washington, DC are an amazing opportunity. The program will take place from June 4th to July 29, 2o16. 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 of American Studies include: a guaranteed internship placement, courses of transferable credit from George Mason University, furnished housing conveniently located close to Metro rail stations and key attractions in Washington, and networking events, exclusive briefings, guest speakers and a mentor program.

Honors students have an added benefit in that NCHC members receive priority admissions and scholarship consideration. Below are a list of fields this program offers:

The Internship Experience 

The program has 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.

Past Internship Sites 

  • American Institute for Cancer Research
  • AT&T
  • Capital Area Food Bank
  • Congressional Offices on Capitol Hill
  • Council of Hemispheric Affairs
  • Crosby Volmer Public Relations
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Foreign Embassies
  • National Assiociation of Women Legislators
  • Security Industry Association
  • Student Conservation Association
  • U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Education, Justice, and the Treasury
  • U.S. News & World Report
  • U.S. Small Business Administration
  • World Learning

The priority deadline for the Summer 2016 program is coming up on February 10th. The final application deadline is March 16. Students can earn between 3 and 9 credits and are guaranteed an internship in the fields of public policy, international affairs, journalism, communication, business, presidential history, or the nonprofit sector. More information about the programs may be found online at

These programs also award almost 1 million dollars in scholarship funding annually and awards are made on the basis of financial need and merit. They are also pleased to announce their inaugural Outstanding Student Leader Scholarship awards that will provide full scholarships to 4 students to attend the program this summer. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is February 10th. More information on the selection criteria and the application process may be found here: 

For more information and to begin an online application, please visit Questions may be directed to or 202-986-0384.