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  • Locations: Washington DC, United States
  • Program Terms: Fall, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Global Experiences 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2025 04/01/2025 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Provider: Global Experiences Program Type: Study Abroad with Internship
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Class Standing Eligibility: Graduate, Junior 60+, Sophomore 30+ Minimum GPA: 2.0
Click here for a definition of this term Field(s) of Study: Accounting, Art-History, Business Admin: Entrepreneur, Business Admin: Human Resources, Business Administration, Business Information Systems, Comm Design: Media Arts, Computer Science, Economics, International Relations, Marketing, Political Science, Recreation Admin: Tourism Language of Instruction: English
Program Description:
 

Full Time Internship | Washington D.C.

There’s no better place to launch into your dream career then Washington, D.C.! Washington, D.C. internships through AIFS Abroad put you right in the heart of the hustle and bustle of the nation’s capital. Of course, D.C. has some of the best government internships in the world but also has terrific placements in media, non-profits, communications, and so many more. Internships in D.C. allow young professionals and students to live and work in one of the most exciting cities in the United States.

The district is a city with a young population, rich history, and fantastic culture. With so many events and things to see you’ll always have something new to experience during your internship. AIFS Abroad provides you with a tailored internship, centrally located housing, social events, and so much more. Washington D.C. internships allow interns the chance to see national monuments to be immersed in a dynamic work culture, and make life-long friends from all around the world. Early applications are encouraged as D.C. internships are competitive and in such a popular location!

EXPLORE SEMESTER INTERNSHIPS EXPLORE SUMMER INTERNSHIPS

City of Washington D.C.

GOVERNMENT

The centers of all three branches of the United States federal government are in the District, including the President, Congress, and the Supreme Court. The city hosts more than 175 foreign embassies as well as the headquarters of many international organizations, trade unions, nonprofit organizations, lobbying groups, and professional associations.

ARTS AND MUSIC

Washington, D.C., is a national center for the arts. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is home to the National Symphony Orchestra, the Washington National Opera, and the Washington Ballet. The District is an important center for indie culture and music in the United States. The label Dischord Records, formed by Ian MacKaye, was one of the most crucial independent labels in the genesis of 1980s punk and eventually indie rock in the 1990s.

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What Makes AIFS Abroad different?

Career Readiness

Professional development is at the foundation of our preparation for participants' time abroad. We utilize the Clifton Strengths assessment as a tool to help all participants understand themselves better, provide a vocabulary around their natural talents, and deepen the impact of their experience abroad.

Access, Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (AIDE)

As an organization we are committed to ensuring all identities are able to thrive in an inclusive global educational environment. Everyone has a complex identity, and the different aspects of your identity are important when deciding on a program and location. Review our Social Identity Pages to assist you when selecting a program that best fits your interests and needs.
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Sustainability

We are the first education abroad provider to sign on with the Climate Action Network for International Educators (CANIE). Focused on making education abroad carbon neutral, we include carbon offsets for all participants' return flights, environmental education connecting students on the ground to environmental projects and make our own business practices more sustainable.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Guaranteed internship placement
  • Career readiness program
  • Clifton Strengths assessment
  • Coaching call with certified Gallup Clifton Strengths coach
  • Pre-departure advising
  • Interview preparation
  • Housing
  • Onsite Resident Director
  • Cultural & Social Activities
  • Excursions & day trips
  • 24/7 Emergency Support
  • Comprehensive insurance
  • Carbon offsets
  • and more.

OPTIONAL INCLUSIONS

  • Group flight package
  • Airport transfer
  • Additional excursions

EXCURSIONS COULD INCLUDE

  • Annapolis
  • Philadelphia

SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS

AIFS funding, combined with other sources of financial support students can access, will help make international education goals attainable. Find out more about what we have to offer.

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ACADEMIC CREDIT

Credit can be obtained through our School of Record, Fairfield University. Earn up to 12 credits during the summer or semester. Some universities require credit to be earned, and we cannot change a university’s requirement.