Spend your summer in Washington, DC and prepare for your future! The 8 week program sponsored by the Institute on Comparative Political & Economic Systems allows students to intern in the field of public policy while earning academic credit in economics and government.
Washington, DC attracts as many as 40,000 interns a year to live in a city that allows them to gain real-world experience, build their resumes and sharpen their professional skills.
You will live just blocks from the national monuments, State Department and White House on the campus of George Washington University.Fully furnished housing and roommate matching is provided as part of our comprehensive program.
Earn course credit while you intern! You can earn 3 to 9 academic credits this summer. Our unique curriculum is designed to complement your DC experience with upper level government, foreign policy and economics courses. Academic courses are accredited by George Mason University and taught by top rated faculty from GMU and other prestigious universities.
An internship is one of the most important investments you can make in your future. As part of our program, you are guaranteed an internship placement. We have been creating academic internship experiences for over 40 years and work with over 300 top organizations in DC.
Internship placements include:
• Federal agencies
• Congressional offices
• Policy groups and think tanks
• Government relations offices
• Non-governmental organizations
Who you know does matter - especially when it comes to your future job search. Our comprehensive program is designed so you can makevaluable professional connections and practice your networking skills in a real-world setting.
We offer a number of networking opportunities to enhance your internship experience and maximize your time in DC:
• Mentor Program with DC professionals
• Professional Development Seminars
• Roundtable Discussions & Networking Receptions
• Site Briefings at Key Washington Institutions including the State Department and World Bank.
It’s not too early to make plans for the summer! Visitwww.DCinternships.org/ICPES to begin an online application today. Students are encouraged to apply by the early deadline of December 10 in order to receive priority admissions and scholarship consideration as well as a 5% tuition discount.
We award more scholarship funding than any other DC program and strive to make the programs accessible and affordable to the best and brightest students regardless of financial status. Scholarships are awarded based on need and merit with over 70% of students receiving full or partial funding.
Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.986.0384.
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1621 New Hampshire Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20009