Location: Washington, D.C.

Semester: Summer 2021

The Study Away Internship program in Washington DC puts you right in the heart of the hustle and bustle of the nation’s capital. Internships in DC allow young professionals and students to live and work in one of the most exciting cities in the United States. 

The district is a city with a young population, rich history, and fantastic culture. With so many events and things to see you’ll always have something new to experience during your internship. This program provides you with a tailored internship, centrally located housing, social events, and more. Washington DC internships allow interns the chance to see national monuments to be immersed in a dynamic work culture, and make life-long friends from all around the world. 

The College of Arts & Letters partners with Global Experiences – an organization that facilitates all on-site aspects of the program including identifying customized internship placements for each student in industries including, but not limited to:

  • historical/archival research
  • advertising
  • politics & law
  • NGO/nonprofit sector
  • community services
  • social entrepreneurship
  • government/policy
  • marketing
  • travel industry
  • education administration
  • publishing/editing

Program Dates:  June 12 – August 7, 2021

Application Deadline:  February 1, 2021

Eligibility:  Open to all majors; 3.0 GPA minimum; Must be at junior (or rising junior) standing by program start date

Academics:  Students enroll in the AL 493A internship course for a minimum of 6 credits.

Housing:  Shared rooms in George Washington University student housing

Estimated Program Fee: $4,500 – $4,700
Program Fee includes housing, placement services, and on-site support and professional development workshops. Program Fee does not include tuition, travel, local transportation, or personal spending money.

Prior to applying, review the study away internship application process page. We also strongly suggest scheduling an appointment with a career consultant in your home college via Handshake to prepare your resume.

For more information, contact Dan Meier, meierdan@msu.edu​​​​, (517)355-0366, 200 Linton Hall, College of Arts & Letters.

Applicants who have a major within the College of Arts & Letters are eligible to apply for the CAL Study Away Scholarship (included under the “Experiential Learning Scholarship”).