Friday, April 11, 2014

Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 Capital Semester Internships: Fall Deadline June 1st

We are accepting applications for the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 Capital Semester in Washington, DC. The final deadline for the Fall 2014 program is Sunday, June 1.

As a reminder, students who attend Capital Semester:
  • Intern for 25-30 hours a week in the fields of public policy, international affairs, journalism or the nonprofit sector
  • Take a full course load of 12 credits at George Mason University
  • Are matched with a professional mentor
  • Attend professional development seminars
  • Network with top DC insiders
Please forward the announcement below to students who may be interested in spending a semester in Washington, DC.
We award close to one million dollars in scholarship funding annually and awards are based on need and merit.
More information on our program may be found at Thank you for your time and consideration. If you have any questions, I may be reached at or 202.986.0384.
Dana Faught
Associate Director, Recruitment and Admissions
The Fund for American Studies


Capital Semester in Washington, DC
Fall 2014: August 27 – December 12, 2014 

*Guaranteed Internships - Courses for Credit - Housing on Capitol Hill
*Fall 2014 Final Deadline: June 1, 2014
*Spring 2015 Early Deadline: October 1, 2014
*Scholarship Funding Available
Spend a semester interning in the nation’s capital and gain that competitive edge. Taking advantage of a Washington, DC internship is a valuable investment in your future that will set you apart after college.  The comprehensive program sponsored by The Fund for American Studies includes a guaranteed internship placement, courses for transferable credit from George Mason University, and furnished housing conveniently located just steps from the Capitol building. Students also benefit from networking events, exclusive briefings, and guest speakers.
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 over 300 different federal agencies, policy groups, international affairs organizations, media outlets, public affairs firms, government relations offices, and nonprofit organizations.
Working in this powerful city will allow you to make professional connections and practice networking skills in a real-world setting. Washington, DC is the perfect place to explore a variety of career paths, and we work with each student’s unique goals and aspirations to match them with the most fitting internship site.
Applicants interested in Fall 2014 can apply up until the final deadline of June 1, 2014 but are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to take advantage of the rolling admissions process. The Spring 2015 early deadline is October 1, 2014.

For more information and to be begin an online application, please visit Questions may be directed to Dana Faught at or 202.986.0384.

Fund For American Studies
1621 New Hampshire Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20009