Work for Gannett News Service, CBS News, U.S. News and World Report and other media outlets during the Fund for American Studies’ Capital Semester-Political Journalism track in Washington, D.C. during spring semester 2015. Deadline to apply is Nov. 5.
The semester combines substantive journalism and communications internships, courses for academic credit, career development activities, site briefings and lectures led by top policy experts and journalists. The fast-paced, 15-week residential program provides undergraduate students from around the world with opportunities to gain the edge in today’s competitive job market and graduate school admissions, and to experience the excitement of Washington first-hand.
Students live in furnished Capitol Hill apartments, attend courses through George Mason University and get briefings at USA Today, the Newseum, World Bank, the State Department and the U.S. Capitol. Scholarships are available based on merit and need.