Political Science


TO APPLY, contact Christie King Shrefler the Explorations Office at chking@bw.edu.

Spend a Semester in Washington, DC

This unique semester-long internship program based at Georgetown University in Washington, DC helps students develop their resume and professional skills, while gaining course credits and valuable job experience interning in a wide variety of settings, including Congress, news organizations, non-profits, and law firms.

To complement their internship experience, students choose from 6 seminars specializing in a variety of fields, including Law, Legislation and Politics; Politics and Public Policy; International Relations; and Religion and Political Culture. Through these seminars, student are introduced to professionals in these fields.

The program is 16 credits. While housing costs a bit more, YOU PAY BW TUITION.

The program fulfills your Experiential Learning Requirement.

The Dean of the Program is Jim Parenti, a BW alum.


For more information

Contact Professor Barbara Palmer in the Political Science Department at bpalmer@bw.edu or Christie King Shrefler in the Explorations Office at chking@bw.edu. Also, visit the Semester in Washington DC Program page at Georgetown University.


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