Summer Washington, DC Internships – March 7 Deadline

LIVE. LEARN. INTERN. in Washington, DC
Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies

Final Application Deadline – March 7

***Scholarship Funding Still Available***

Do you have plans yet for this summer? Have you thought about spending 8 and half weeks in Washington, DC completing an internship and earning credit from George Mason University?

The final application deadline for the summer 2013 LIVE. LEARN. INTERN. programs in Washington, DC is coming up on March 7. It’s not too late to apply – there are many exciting internship opportunities available and generous scholarship funding to be awarded.

Spend your summer gaining real-world experience that will help set you apart when it comes time to find your first job after graduation. Here are some examples of intern projects that you could work on this summer:

· Develop a strategic marketing plan for your client who is lobbying for a bill on Capitol Hill.

· Organize leadership training activities for at risk youth.

· Attend a Congressional briefing and write a summary for your manager.

· Cover a press conference at the National Press Club.

· Research data for a report on bio-terrorism threats and other national security concerns.

· Plan and develop a social media campaign for crime prevention awareness.

· Attend a strategy meeting with coalition groups advocating for clean energy policies.

· Make media pitch calls on behalf of a client whose is promoting her latest book.

· Work on cultural fair for newly arrived immigrants from Africa.

· Serve as call screener for a radio talk show.

· Help prepare a briefing book for your boss who will be testifying in an important Congressional hearing.

· Brain storm ideas for a Congressional candidate’s latest television commercial.

· Coordinate logistics for a conference with scholars from prestigious think tanks.


· Politics, Public Policy & Economics

· International Affairs & Economics

· Journalism, Communications & Public Relations

· Corporate Business & Government Affairs

· Nonprofit Sector & Community Service

In addition to an internship and classes, our program provides housing in furnished apartments in downtown DC, planned social activities, professional development seminars, and numerous opportunities for networking.


Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until March 7. To learn more about the programs and to begin an online application, please visit Questions may be directed to 202.986.0384 or We look forward to receiving your application!


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