Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Guaranteed Internships from the Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems

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.

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 admissions@tfas.org or 202.986.0384.