Washington Monument overlooking cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin

Internships ·

WSP Offers Unforgettable Moments

Unforgettable moments don’t happen to everyone, but they are typical for interns in the Washington Semester Program.
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US Constitution in front of the US flag

Announcement ·

Washington Semester Professor Jeff Crouch Publishes New Book on Presidential Power

Jeff Crouch releases new book on presidential power "The Unitary Executive Theory: A Danger to Constitutional Government"
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From left to right: Andrew Taber, WSP student from Emory University; Bill Cunningham, CEO and founder,  Creative Investment Research; Ashley Castell, WSP student and AU junior; and Dr. John Sherwood, US Navy historian.

Internships ·

Valuable Changemaking for Remote Washington Semester Program Interns

The Washington Semester Program is a full-immersion experience that gives students access to the political, socioeconomic, and cultural diversity of Washington, DC. This year, students found meaning in their remote WSP experience.
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Democratic Party donkey painted on a man's face

Alumni ·

How I Landed a Job at My Internship

After interning at the Democratic National Committee, Ariana Hooks scored a full-time job at the same office.
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US Capitol on a sunny day

Alumni ·

Learn the Art of Political Lobbying

Washington Semester Program alum and current Legislative Correspondent, Gil Ruiz, has immense benefits from interning in the nation's capital.
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Father and son head to head

Internships ·

Making WSP a Family Tradition

Wolf Weimer knew that he wanted to study abroad during his time at Zeppelin University in Germany. His father suggested he check and see whether the “terrific program” he had attended in the 80s still existed.
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Washington Semester is a Path to the Fulbright Scholarship

Internships ·

WSP Launches Fulbright Scholar

Lilly Maier fell in love with U.S. politics after watching Aaron Sorkin’s West Wing, so she left the Ludwig Maximillian University in Munich to gain experience in DC through the Washington Semester Program (WSP).
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White House Press Room

Internships ·

Modern Day Renaissance Woman

Kami Simmons is a senior interested in theatre arts, media and television, entertainment, political science, and policy-making. The Washington Semester Program gave her the chance to reflect on her career plans while exploring her interests.
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The White House in Washington, DC

Internships ·

Washington Semester Intern Lands in The White House in Just 2 Years

How the Washington Semester Program prepared Kelsey Donohue for a position at The White House
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Hillary Clinton making a speech

Internships ·

From Germany to Hillary

Johannes Trischler is a Washington Semester Program alumni who had the opportunity to work on Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.
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