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Thursday, September 9, 2010

Capital Semester in Washington, DC

Spring 2011: January 12 - April 30, 2011


Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies and held at Georgetown University, Capital Semester combines substantive internships, courses for academic credit, professional development activities, site briefings and lectures led by prominent policy experts. Students choose between two tracks - public policy and political journalism.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the final deadline of November 1, 2010, but students are encouraged to apply by the early deadline in order to receive 5% off the tuition balance and priority consideration for scholarship awards and internship placement. There is a substantial amount of scholarship funding available, and awards are made based on financial need and merit.

Capital Semester combines hands-on professional experience for 25 hours a week with a challenging academic experience. This fast-paced, residential program provides students from around the world with the opportunities to gain an edge in today's competitive job market and graduate school admissions, and experience the excitement of Washington first-hand.

• Internships - Competitive placements with top sites in Washington, DC.
• Classes - 12 transferable credits from Georgetown University
• Housing - Roommate matching and furnished Capitol Hill apartments in the heart of D.C.
• Guest Lectures - With Washington's top policy and industry experts
• Site Briefings - At the World Bank, State Department, Pentagon and Federal Reserve
• Leadership & Professional Development - Leadership, mentoring and career building activities
• Networking - Interaction with seasoned professionals and student leaders from around of the world
• Scholarships - Generous scholarships are awarded based on merit and financial need

For more information and an online application, please visit our website www.DCinternships.org/CS. Should you have any questions, please email Dana Faught at admissions@tfas.org or call 1-800-741-6964.