Inside Washington 2018

Inside Washington 2018

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Did the Trump administration drain the swamp, or is it still business as usual in Washington, D.C.? Has the president’s use of Twitter fundamentally changed the nature of media coverage in the U.S.? What’s in store for the 2018 midterm elections, and how are rallies and protests shaping our political and social landscape? You’ll explore a variety of current issues while gaining direct access to the perspectives of media experts, political players and national influencers.


What topics will be covered?

This program will focus on topics related to politics, media and advocacy. You’ll hear from a variety of speakers (see past speakers) and visit organizations throughout Washington, D.C. that have connections to these fields (see past site visits).

What will you take away from the seminar?

Through this experience, you will gain an insider’s view of Washington, D.C., expand your professional network and explore potential career fields. You may also be able to earn academic credit at your institution for your participation (although this is not required).


Program Details

January 2-14, 2018

Washington, D.C.

Seminar Fees

There is no application fee, but a $200 deposit is due at the time of application. The deposit is then deducted from the program fee and is only refunded if the applicant is not accepted into the program.


$2,295 (housing included)*


*Please note, billing arrangements for this program vary from school to school. You should confirm your net cost of attendance (the final amount you will owe your institution and/or The Washington Center) with your campus liaison or faculty sponsor.



Applicants selected for this academic seminar are guaranteed fully furnished, apartment-style housing in our Residential & Academic Facility.


Application Deadline

Accepting applications on a space-available basis.


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