The Internship Experience
The Washington, D.C. Internship Experience
There’s no better way to launch your career than spending a semester or summer interning in the nation's capital. You'll sharpen in-demand skills, learn how to navigate a professional environment and gain a clear edge in the competition for postgraduate employment.
But an internship is only part of the story
One of the many things that makes The Washington Center's program so valuable is its combination of real-world experience and academic coursework.
You'll choose from a wide variety of courses offered to complement your internship and deepen your understanding of your chosen field.
You'll hear from and engage with leaders and wrestle with important local, national and international issues through the LEAD Colloquium.
Lastly, you’ll complete a professional portfolio that helps you to reflect upon your experiences in Washington.
The Three Components of the Washington, D.C. Academic Internship Program