Capital Semester

Position  Internships
Responsibilities  Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies, Capital Semester combines substantive internships, 12 academic credits, career development activities, site briefings and lectures led by policy experts. This fast-paced, fifteen-week residential program provides undergraduate students from around the world with opportunities to gain the edge in today’s competitive job market and graduate school admissions, and experience the excitement of Washington first-hand. SAMPLE PAST INTERNSHIP SITES: Aerospace Industries Association American Legislative Exchange Council Children’s Rights Council Congressional Offices First Book Foreign Embassies Institute for World Politics New Leaders for New Schools Philanthropy Roundtable U.S. Department of Education U.S. Department of Justice U.S. Department of the Treasury PROGRAM COMPONENTS: Internships – Competitive placements with government agencies, congressional offices, public policy groups, international affairs organizations and nonprofit organizations Housing – Roommate matching and f urnished Capitol Hill apartments in the heart of D.C. Classes – Classes ? Full-time course load in political science and economics accredited by the DC metro area's George Mason University Guest Lectures – With Washington’s top 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
Contact: Dana Faught
Washington D.C.
Phone Number 202-986-0384 
Email dfaught@tfas.org 
Website www.DCinternships.org/CS 
Other Information FINAL APPLICATION DEADLINE Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until through November 15, 2012.