Monday, March 31, 2014

DC Public Policy Internships & Scholarships – Extended Deadline: April 4

Dear David Sousa,

Do you know of undergraduate students still looking for summer opportunities? We have extended the application deadline for our summer Public Policy and Economics program until April 4. Students are guaranteed an internship placement, earn up to 9 academic credits, and live in furnished apartments.

Please forward the announcement below to students who may be interested in spending their summer in Washington, DC.

Thank you so much for your time and consideration. If you have any questions at all, please contact me at or 202.986.0384.


Mary Stankus
Director, Recruitment and Admissions
The Fund for American Studies


Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems in Washington, DC
June 7 – August 1
Extended Deadline: April 4, 2014
**Scholarship Funding Available**

Are you still deciding what to do this summer? It's not too late to spend 8 weeks in Washington, DC completing an internship, earning credit, and expanding your professional network.

Unlike many other Washington, DC internship programs, we guarantee you an internship placement with a federal agency, policy group, think tank or non-governmental organization. Our staff works to place you with an organization that fits your skills and career goals. You'll gain real-world experience that will set you apart when it's time to find your first job after graduation. Click here for a list of sample internship sites.

Check out this video to hear from some of our program alumni on why interning in DC is an experience worth having!

Live in the heart of Washington, DC on George Washington University's campus, just steps from the White House and Department of State. Click here to learn more about housing accommodations and the neighborhood.

Maximize your summer by also taking courses for up to 9 credits from George Mason University. Click here to read more about the government and economics courses.

We award over $1 million in scholarship funding each year, and there are generous scholarships still available. Students receive awards based on financial need and merit and they tend to range from $1,000 -$4,500.

Students are encouraged to visit for more information and to begin an online application. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through the April 4 extended deadline. Students will be notified of their admission decision within two weeks of completing an application. Questions may be directed to or 202.986.0384.