The Fund for American Studies

Position  Internship
Requirements  Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies, the Institute combines substantive internships, courses for academic credit from Georgetown University, career development activities, site briefings and lectures led by policy experts. This fast-paced, fifteen-week residential program provides 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 • Eastman Kodak • 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
Responsibilities  PROGRAM COMPONENTS • Internships – Competitive placements with government agencies, congressional offices, public policy groups, international affairs organizations and nonprofit organizations • Classes – 12 credit hours in political science and economics and from Georgetown University • Housing – Roommate matching and furnished Capitol Hill apartments in the heart of D.C. • 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 APPLICATION INFORMATION Detailed information on the program may be found at www.DCinternships.org/CS. Applications will be reviewed and accepted in a rolling basis until June 1, 2011 for the fall program and until November 1, 2011 for the spring program. Students are encouraged to apply early in order to receive priority scholarship consideration and internship placement.
Contact: Mary Connell
1706 New Hampshire Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20009
Phone Number 1-800-741-6964 
Email mconnell@tfas.org 
Website www.DCinternships.org/CS 
Other Information For more information and an online application, please visit our website www.DCInternships.org or contact Mary Connell, Recruitment and Admissions Director at mconnell@tfas.org or 1-800-741-6964