The Institute on Comparative Political & Economic System is still accepting applications for the 2018 Institute on Comparative Political & Economic Systems in Washington, DC.
Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies in partnership with George Mason University, the program is an eight week summer academic intern program that offers undergraduate students a first-hand look at public policy through:
• An internship placement within the field of public policy
• Courses for credit in economics, public policy and government
• Exclusive lectures, briefings and professional development seminars
• Housing in the heart of Washington, DC
Students should apply by March 13 for admission and scholarship consideration. Visitwww.DCinternships.org/ICPES for more information on the program and to begin an online application.
LIVE. LEARN. INTERN. in Washington, DC
Public Policy + Economics Program
June 2 – July 27, 2018
Final Deadline: March 13
** Scholarship Funding Still Available**
Spend the summer getting an insider’s view of the government and how public policy is made in Washington, DC. This is an important time to be in the nation’s capital as changes to laws, regulations and the government are being debated by both sides of the aisle. Be part of history by living and working for two months in Washington, DC!
INTERNSHIPS + CLASSES FOR CREDIT
Spend your summer gaining real-world experience in the office and classroom
Set yourself apart when it comes time to find your first job after graduation by interning for a Congressional office, government agency, think tank, policy group or non-governmental organization. You will maximize your time this summer by also taking courses for 3 to 9 transferable credits from George Mason University.
As part of our comprehensive program, all participants will receive an internship placement. Our staff works to place you with an organization that fits your skills and career goals.
Picture yourself working on one of these exciting projects:
• Giving a tour to visitors on Capitol Hill.
• Attending a Congressional briefing and writing a detailed report.
• Attending meetings with a think tank policy expert.
• Researching data for a report on immigration reform initiatives.
• Planning and developing a social media campaign for human trafficking awareness.
• Attending a strategy meeting with coalition groups advocating for new comprehensive energy policies.
You will live in the heart of Washington, DC:
• Just steps from the White House, State Department and National Monuments
• Furnished apartments are on-campus at George Washington University
Apply today – there are still scholarship awards to be granted:
• More than 70% of students receive funding
• Awards are determined on the basis of financial need and merit
• Average awards of $1,000 to $4,500
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until March 13. To learn more about the programs and to begin an online application, please visit www.DCinternships.org/ICPES. Questions may be directed to 202.986.0384 or email@example.com.