Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Political D.C. Internships - Deadline Nov. 18



Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies in partnership with Georgetown University, Capital Semester – Political Journalism Track combines substantive internships, courses for academic credit, professional development activities, site briefings and lectures led by working journalists.
Applications will be accepted until the extended deadline of November 18, 2009 for Spring 2010. There is a substantial amount of scholarship funding available, and awards are made based on financial need and merit.

Capital Semester combines hands-on professional experience in the journalism or communications field for 25 hours a week with a challenging academic experience. This fast-paced, residential program provides students from around the world with the opportunities to gain an edge in today’s competitive job market and graduate school admissions, and experience the excitement of Washington first-hand.

· Internships – Placements with top news and media organizations as well as communications and PR firms
· Classes – 12 transferable credits from Georgetown University
· Housing – Roommate matching and furnished Capitol Hill apartments in the heart of D.C.
· Guest Lectures – With Washington’s top print and broadcast journalists
· Site Briefings & Visits – At USA Today, the Newseum, World Bank, State Department and U.S. Capitol
· Leadership & Professional Development – Leadership, mentoring and career building activities
· Networking – Interaction with seasoned professionals and student journalists from around of the world
· Scholarships – Generous scholarships are awarded based on merit and financial need

For more information and an online application, please visit our website www.DCinternships.org/CS. Should you have any questions, please email Mary Connell at mconnell@tfas.org or call 1-800-741-6964.

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