Friday, October 14, 2016

Capital Semester Spring 2017 - International Affairs & Public Policy

FINAL DEADLINE: November 10, 2016

Come to Washington and witness the Presidential Inauguration and first few months of the new Administration!

Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies, Capital Semester combines substantive internships, 12 academic credits, career development activities, site briefings and lectures led by foreign and domestic policy experts.

This comprehensive program includes an internship placements in the fields of international affairs and public policy, courses for academic credit through George Mason University, and furnished housing the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C.

SAMPLE PAST INTERNSHIP SITES
·         Atlas Economic Research Foundation
·         Center for European Policy Analysis
·         Center for Strategic and International Studies
·         Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute
·         Council on Hemispheric Affairs
·         Foreign Embassies
·         Federal Aviation Association
·         Peace Corps
·         Student Conservation Association
·         U.S. Department of the Treasury
·         Women in Government
·         World Vision
PROGRAM COMPONENTS
  • Internships – Competitive placements with international affairs organizations, government agencies, congressional offices, policy groups and non-governmental organizations
  • Housing – Roommate matching and furnished Capitol Hill apartments in the heart of D.C.
  • Classes – Full-time course load with credit provided through George Mason University including courses on international economic policy and constitutional interpretation
  • Guest Lectures – With Washington’s top foreign 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 and over 75% of students receive scholarship funding
FINAL APPLICATION DEADLINE
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the Final Deadline of November 10, 2016. Detailed information on the program and an online application may be found at www.DCinternships.org/CS. Questions may be directed to Dana Faught at dfaught@tfas.org or 202-986-0384