Semester in Washington
Deadline Extended for Summer 2013 Semester
Accepting Applications through Monday, April 15, 2013
Fall 2013 Priority Deadline: July 1, 2013
The Semester in Washington, DC Program at Georgetown University combines the extraordinary resources of the nation's capital with Georgetown's rich heritage, creating an unparalleled learning experience. By studying in one of the world's most culturally and politically vibrant cities, you will have a firsthand opportunity to examine the complex issues facing nations, organizations and decision makers today, along with the forces that drive policy and shape history.
Students have the opportunity to experience life in Washington, DC while developing skills and relationships to help them advance academically, personally, and professionally. In this program, students earn up to 15 undergraduate credits, which they can then transfer back to their home institutions fulfilling individual degree requirements.
All students who enroll in the program will be guaranteed an internship placement in their field of study. Our unique internship program helps students to develop their resume and professional skills to meet their academic and professional goals. They will gain valuable job experience by interning with Congress, leading non-profits, federal agencies, news organizations, public relations agency, multinational corporations, and law offices.
Meet Our Students
Study and Intern in One of Six Subject Areas:
- Politics and Public Policy
- International Relations
- Law, Legislation and Politics
- Religion and Political Culture
- International Commerce and Trade
- Journalism, Politics and the Media
Each of those academic areas offers students three components:
- Academic Seminar
- Research Seminar
Program size is limited to ensure small classes, personal attention, and academic rigor so be sure apply early.