Spend A Semester in Washington - Deadline is October 18th

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Deadline for Spring 2019, are the following: 

Deadline - October 18, 2018

Please bring your complete application to Shepard Hall, Room 550.

The Colin Powell School's Washington, D.C. Semester Program offers students an outstanding opportunity to live, work, and study in the nation's capital. Students spend the spring semester interning at a government agency or nonprofit organization while completing 12 credits, including two special courses designed just for them and taught in D.C. The program also provides a series of guest lectures, organizes cultural activities, and sponsors networking events.

About the Program

Live with other students in housing in a prime residential neighborhood in D.C. (Housing costs are covered by the program)

Attend an enriching program of lectures and cultural activities

Enjoy first-hand, resume-building experience in public service

Earn up to 12 academic credits

Program Requirements

• Attend a series of workshops on professional development prior to moving to Washington, D.C.

• Live in Washington D.C. during the Spring Semester (end of January, through the end of May)

• Complete a full time internship (at least 28 hours/week) in public service. Students will look for their own internships with support from program advisors. Internships must be in a government agency, multilateral or non profit organization, or social enterprise.

• Complete two political science courses taught in Washington, D.C. 

• Attend guests lectures, events, and other activities organized by the program

For full program requirements, admission requirements and details on how to apply. Click HERE