LIVE. LEARN. INTERN.
Institute on Comparative Political & Economic Systems
Washington, DC - Summer 2014
*Guaranteed Internships - Courses for Credit - Housing in DC
*Early Deadline: December 9, 2013
*Scholarship Funding Available
Spend a summer in Washington, DC making an investment in your future
that will help set you apart after college. These comprehensive programs
sponsored by The Fund for American Studies include a
guaranteed internship placement, courses for transferable
credit, and furnished housing in downtown Washington.
We’ve been creating academic internship experiences for over 40
years and guarantee all participants an internship placement. Your
options are endless – we work with many different federal agencies,
policy groups, public affairs firms, government relations
offices, and nonprofit organizations.
Who you know does matter - especially when it comes to your future
job search. Our programs are designed to allow students to make valuable
professional connections and practice networking skills in a real-world
setting. You can participate in a mentor
program, as well as attend professional development seminars,
roundtable discussions, and networking receptions with program alumni.
Washington, DC is the perfect place to explore a variety of career
paths while enjoying a vibrant arts and culture scene. Take advantage of
the free Smithsonian museums, many musical and theatre performances, as
well as sports events. You can explore DC
and meet fellow program participants through program-planned social
activities including a guided tour of the monuments, a day trip to Mt.
Vernon, canoeing on the Potomac River, and outing to the National Zoo.
COURSES FOR CREDIT
Earn up to 9 academic credits from the DC Metro Area’s George Mason
University. In 2012 Mason was ranked the #1 Up and Coming University by
U.S. News and World Report. The curriculum, focused on
comparative economics and the American political development, is
designed to complement the internship experience.
You will have a front row seat to a variety of exclusive briefings
and uniquely DC events, allowing you to further explore international
relations and public policy career fields, make important professional
connections and have fun while doing so. You
will have the chance to attend once-in-a-lifetime tours and hear from
leaders within such institutions as the State Department, U.S. Congress,
World Bank, Federal Reserve, and CIA.
Students will be accepted on a rolling basis until the final
deadline of March 18, 2014. Applicants are encouraged to apply for the
early deadline of
December 9, 2013 in order to receive preference in admissions and scholarship consideration, as well as a 5% tuition discount.
For more information and to be begin an online application, please visit www.DCinternships.org/ICPES.
Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.986.0384.