Washington D.C. Study Away Internship Program

Applications have closed for Summer 2022 and will become available again in late Fall 2022.

Location: Washington, D.C.

Semester: Summer 2022

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 11 – August 6, 2022

Application Deadline:  February 22, 2022

Eligibility:  Open to all majors; 3.0 GPA minimum; Must be at junior (or rising junior) standing by program start date;
COVID-19 vaccination & booster are required in order to participate.

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

Housing:  Rooms are fully furnished, and interns will have access to a shared kitchen on each floor with kitchen utensils/commodities available. Single room housing may be available for an additional $1,500.

Estimated Program Fee: $4,650
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, we strongly suggest reviewing the study away internship process page and scheduling an appointment with a career consultant in your home college via Handshake to prepare your resume.

Applicants who have a major within the College of Arts & Letters are eligible to apply for the CAL Experiential Learning Scholarship.

For more information about the program, contact Internship & Alumni Coordinator Maggie Harris (harri486@msu.edu).