Program Rates, Dates and Deadlines

WiSE Program Options

WiSE is an affordable student-centric DC internship programWiSE has two program options.

Apply now for the fall 2018 semester!

OPTION 1: WiSE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM:

  • Semester dates correspond with the home campus academic semester
  • Intern in Washington D.C. 32 – 40 hours a week. WiSE staff works with the student on an individual basis from resume to interviews to placement.  WiSE ensures internship requirements are met for the student’s home campus.
  • Attend home campus courses via on-line courses!
  • Academic Credits may vary depending upon university policies, but are designed to be 6-9 credits for the internship work.
  • Live on Capitol Hill with interns from all over the world in fully furnished WISH housing.  All WISH locations have Wi-Fi, free laundry facilities, walking distance to the capitol buildings and are metro accessible.
  • Take part in professional development and social events. Network, Network, Network!

Application Deadlines:

Spring Semester: Deadline: September 30

Summer Semester: Deadline: January 30

Fall Semester: Deadline: July 1

WiSE Internship Program Rates:

Placement Housing Room Occupancy Options Total Program Cost
$1,500 $5,800 Single $7,300
$1,500 $4,800 Double $6,300
$1,500 $4,500 Triple $6,000
$1,500 $4,100 Quad $5,600

A semester in Washington is much less than a semester abroad and does not delay graduation. WiSE partners with universities individually to ensure payment methods meet university requirements. Scholarships are available from the WISH/WiSE Foundation.

APPLY NOW!

OPTION 2: WiSE ACADEMIC & INTERNSHIP PROGRAM:

  • Attend  two, 3-hour classes taught by Washington D.C. based instructors from universities across the country who have D.C. internship programs
    • WiSE partners with the student’s home campus academic programs to establish course acceptance guidelines so credits are granted.
    • Academic Credits may vary in accordance to university policies but the program is designed to be 3 credits per course and 6-9 credits for the internship.
  • Intern in Washington D.C. 32 – 40 hours a week. WiSE staff works with the student on an individual basis from resume to interviews to placement.  WiSE ensures internship requirements are met for the student’s home campus.
  • Live on Capitol Hill with interns from all over the world in fully furnished WISH housing.  All WISH locations have Wi-Fi, free laundry facilities, walking distance to the capitol buildings and are metro accessible. Take part in professional development and social events. Network, Network, Network!

Application Deadlines:

Spring Semester: January 2—April 29
Deadline: September 30

Summer Semester: May 26—August 11
Deadline: January 30

Fall Semester: September 1—December 15
Deadline: July 1

WiSE Academic & Internship Program Rates:

Placement Housing Room Occupancy Options Total Program Cost
$4,000 $5,800 Single $9,800
$4,000 $4,800 Double $8,800
$4,000 $4,500 Triple $8,500
$4,000 $4,100 Quad $8,100

A Semester in Washington is much less than a semester abroad and does not delay graduation. WiSE partners with universities individually to ensure the payment methods meet their university requirements. Scholarships are available from the WISH/WiSE Foundation.

APPLY NOW!

“It was the experience of a lifetime.”

Tara B., Florida State University

“The housing and experience was amazing. I am in constant contact with friends I made while living on Capitol Hill.”

Karlie L., University of Florida, WISH Alumni, now working at Coastal Construction Company

“Your gift to the Washington program will have a lasting impact on our students.”

CSUN

“You provide an all-encompassing D.C. experience.”

Marcus Harris, Family Research Council

“We housed our interns with you and are so proud to partner with your company!”

College to Congress

“The program offers exclusive a behind the scenes look at Washington’s institutions combined with small gatherings with local alumni that help you to network and kick start your career.  My internship at the World Affairs Councils of America opened a door for me to begin my career which has led to my current position at POLITICO.”

Marc Sames ’13

“Your gift will make this transformative experience possible for more of our students. Your generosity in supporting students from thousands of miles away is truly remarkable and I want you to know it will make a significant impact.”

Lawrence Becker, California State University, Northridge

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