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:
- An internship placement with a media outlet or communications firm
- Courses for academic credit from George Mason University
- Furnished housing located close to Metro rail stations, monuments and museums in Washington
- Networking events, exclusive briefings, guest speakers and a mentor program
THE INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE
We’ve been creating academic internship experiences for almost 50 years and provide internship placements for all participants. Your options are endless – we work with over 200 different newspapers, magazines, radio and TV stations, trade publications, as well as corporate and nonprofit PR 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.
PAST INTERNSHIP SITES
Below you’ll find just a sampling of our past internship sites:
- CRC Public Relations
- Fox 5 WTTG
- The Hill Newspaper
- Capitol Hill Press Offices
- kglobal Public Relations
- The Washington Examiner
- U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
- Voice of America
- WJLA TV ABC 7
- Z Communications
ALUMNI TESTIMONIAL TUESDAY
Follow us on Instagram @DCinternships to read a quote every week from a program alumnus.
APPLY TODAY – 5% Discount
Applicants for the Institute on Political Journalism are encouraged to apply for the early deadline of Dec. 5, 2017 in order to receive preference in admissions and scholarship consideration, as well as a 5% tuition discount.
We strive to make the programs accessible and affordable to the best and brightest students regardless of financial status. Scholarships are awarded based on need and merit with over 70% of students receiving full or partial funding.
For more information and to be begin an online application, please visit www.DCinternships.org/IPJ. Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.986.0384.