The priority deadline for the Fall 2013 Capital Semester in Washington, DC is coming up on April 15.
You will soon be receiving a brochure in the mail with further details on the programs, but in the meantime, please forward the announcement below to students who may be interested.
Students will earn 12 credits and are guaranteed an internship in the fields of public policy, international affairs, business, or the nonprofit sector. More information on our programs may also be found online at www.DCinternships.org/CS. Please encourage students to apply for the priority application deadline of April 15 to receive special scholarship consideration.
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Recruitment and Admissions Manager
The Fund for American Studies
Capital Semester in Washington, DC
August 28 – December 14, 2013
*Guaranteed Internships - Courses for Credit - Housing in DC
*Priority Deadline: April 15, 2013
*Scholarship Funding Available
Spend a semester interning in the nation’s capital and gain that competitive edge. Taking advantage of a Washington, DC internship is a valuable investment in your future that will set you apart after college. The Capital Semester program, sponsored by The Fund for American Studies, includes a guaranteed internship placement, courses for transferable credit from George Mason University, and furnished housing conveniently located on Capitol Hill. Students also benefit from networking events, exclusive briefings, and guest speakers.
THE INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE
We’ve 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, 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.
“During my semester in DC I was able to pursue my interest in healthcare policy by working with company leaders at my internship site, attending special events and meetings, and interacting with Congressmen. The Capital Semester program was an all around incredible learning experience.”
Students will be accepted on a rolling basis until the final deadline of June 1, 2013. Applicants are encouraged to apply for the priority deadline of April 15, 2013 in order to receive preference in admissions and scholarship consideration, as well as internship placement.