Fund for American Studies - Institute on Business and Government Affairs

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 Deadline: 

December 9 (Early Deadline), February 10 (Priority Deadline), March 18 (Final Deadline)
   

Start Date: 

June 8, 2014
   

Duration: 

8 Weeks, June 8 - August 1, 2014
   

Location: 

Washington, D.C.
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Public Policy
   

Description: 

What better place to gain valuable business, lobbying and leadership skills than Washington, D.C., where government is the number one business? The Bryce Harlow Institute on Business and Government Affairs (IBGA) is a pro-business internship and educational program than has provided hundreds of students with important lessons about the link between free enterprise and government. IBGA is designed for those interested in business, public policy, and national politics, serving as a stepping stone for future careers. By meeting with government relations and lobbying experts from a wide range of industries, and studying the economics of politics, students learn how companies represent their interests in the nation's capital. As part of the Institute experience, students also attend the programís annual Congressional Scholarship Awards Dinner, where senators are honored for their service to our nation.
   

Benefits: 

The experience, knowledge and contacts students gain through the Bryce Harlow Institute on Business and Government Affairs are valuable assets, and can increase one's earning power in the job market. The average scholarship award is $2,500, with the amount awarded based on financial need, academic merit, and leadership ability.

   

Major(s): 

Criminology, Law & Society
Global Cultures
Political Science
History, Economics, International Studies

   

GPA: 

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: 
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Official Transcripts and $45 Application Fee
 

Contact: 

Ms. Mary Connell
The Fund for American Studies, Bryce Harlow Institute on Business and Government Affairs
1621 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (800) 741-6964     Fax: (202) 318-0441
Email: admissions@tfas.org

 

Program Website: 

http://www.dcinternships.org/
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