Want college credit for a Washington internship? Interested in global or domestic issues? Intrigued by the idea of a career in public service? Apply now to the Federal Semester Program or Global Semester in Washington, D.C.!
In both programs students take a fall-semester seminar from industry practitioners in one of several concentrations covering foreign policy, diplomacy, homeland security, energy and environment, and science in a global context. In the spring semester, students intern at federal agencies, congressional offices, think-tanks, nonprofits, and related organizations. Past internship locations include Department of State, embassies, Department of Homeland Security, National Institutes of Health, Environmental Protection Agency, White House, U.S. Helsinki Commission, and many more. Activities include trips to Capitol Hill and federal agencies, professional development workshops, and conversations with policymakers.
For details and an application form, go to http://federalsemester.umd.edu and/or http://globalsemesterdc.umd.edu or contact our office: 2407 Marie Mount Hall, 301-314-0261. Dr. Joan Burton, Director. Applications preferred by April 8.