Experiential, on-the-job learning is vital in getting ahead in your career. Bringing your intern experience into the classroom expands that knowledge even further by applying course material to your job. Sharing your challenges and accomplishments with fellow interns connects you to a whole new community. That’s the WISE way to learn!Learn more about new Fall courses
Earn academic credit towards your degree. WISE Partners with your home campus so that academic credit is granted and you are on track for graduation. Assessments will be given to your academic/internship advisors based on classroom and intern performance.
WISE courses cover topics such as public policy, communications, and media, leadership, research and American politics.
You will attend career development events such as business card speed dating, career nights, resume workshops, guest speakers and networking opportunities.
In class, combine your internship experience with those of your fellow interns. Learn how your daily work activities relate to your chosen field.
Learn from professors and instructors who are experts in their fields. Get the most out of the experiential learning side of your Washington DC internship.
You will gain an increased understanding and appreciation for our political institutions, contemporary issues and challenges in the American political community and the relationship of Washington DC to citizenship and engagement.