There’s no better place to launch into your dream career then Washington, D.C.! Washington, DC internships through Global Experiences put you right in the heart of the hustle and bustle of the nation’s capital. Of course, DC 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 DC 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. Global Experiences provides you with a tailored internship, centrally located housing, social events, and so much more. Washington DC 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 DC internships are competitive and in such a popular location!
The AIFS Abroad inclusive program fee includes all of the great features below in addition to many pre-departure, on-site and upon-return services to help interns make the most of their time abroad.Review Our Policies
Once accepted into program we guarantee an internship in one of your approved career fields
Connecting academic goals to professional experiences
Day trip to Philadelphia
A wide range of AIFS-organized cultural activities and social events to enrich your experience.
to help with any questions or advice you may need throughout the program
Round-trip flights from 25 U.S. gateways
Airport transfers to and from accommodation
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
AIFS Abroad provides excellent accommodations, activities, resources, and staff to help interns learn about and integrate into their host community.
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.
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.
Hailey is the Washington, DC Program Manager for Global Experiences. Hailey spent a summer studying in Madrid, Spain while studying at Virginia Tech, and had the opportunity to travel to Switzerland and France. She is loves the ability to combine her passions for travel and higher education to help students grow professionally in an international setting.
In addition to day trips and excursions, a cultural calendar of weekly activities and social events is included in your program fee. These activities will include both typical tourist sites and attractions and lesser known visits which take advantage of the expert knowledge of our local AIFS Abroad staff and give you a more authentic and insightful view of life in the USA. Typical activities, tours and visits include:
You may be asked to pay a small supplementary fee for some events
Visit the idilic, historic waterfront town of Annapolis for the day.
Explore the iconic, historic city and see where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed.
Students can select an optional transportation package for all AIFS programs. Students who choose to book their own flights should meet up with group at the program location and will need to make their own ground transportation arrangements.
Below are fees by departure city based on average historical costs and subject to change. If you select this option on your application, the total flight package price will be confirmed in your account 6 months prior to departure. (Program fee is guaranteed.)