Fund for American Studies - Capital Semester Academic & Internship Program

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 Deadline: 

Spring: November 5, Fall: June 1
   

Start Date: 

Varies by term
   

Duration: 

Spring: January 15 - May 3, 2014; Fall: Aug. 28 - Dec. 14, 2014
   

Location: 

Washington, DC
   

Area of Interest: 

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

Category: 

Internships
   

Description: 

Designed for undergraduate students interested in U.S. politics and American government, Capital Semester can serve as a great way to kick-off a career in politics, journalism, lobbying, government, or the nonprofit sector. The Capital Semester offers the convenience of internship placement, housing, and coursework for credit as a complete package. The program is rigorous and demanding, with a fast-paced schedule. It also offers exclusive briefings and dialogues with national leaders and numerous social events to encourage interaction among students. The combination of hands-on work and academic learning provides students with a unique networking advantage in the public policy arena. The result is the unparalleled. Take advantage of this experience and spend an entire 13-week semester in the nation's capital.
   

Benefits/
Compensation:
 

Accredited courses, internships, lecture & discussion sessions, and site briefings at top government institutions such as the House of Representatives and the White House

   

Major(s): 

Humanities
Political Science
Arts & Humanities
Economics

   

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. Lily Pascucci
1621 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (800) 741-6964     Fax: (202) 318-0441
Email: Semester@tfas.org

 

Company Website: 

https://www.dcinternships.org
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