Washington Mentorship Program Orientation with students and parents

Alumni ·

Learning the Ins and Outs of DC with the Washington Mentorship Program

Milla, a Washington Mentorship Program alumna, credits the program for setting her apart from her peers by helping connect her to an internship at BBC.
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Global Economics & Business students discuss venture capitalism during a live podcast taping at American University

Student Life ·

Exploring the Start-up Ecosystem, Washington Semester Program Students Participate in a Live Podcast

Students in the Global Economics and Business concentration had a front row seat on the topic of venture capital investments and the bustling startup ecosystem.
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Woman in front of grass and trees.

Achievements ·

Jill Klein Wins Tech Award—and Empowers the Next Generation of Women

The SPExS dean was honored for helping young women climb the corporate ladder.
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Dr. Jeffrey Crouch on CSPAN discussing presidential pardoning power with Robb Harleston in 2011.

Government & Politics ·

Meet one of the Nation’s Leading Experts on Presidential Pardoning

Dr. Jeffrey Crouch, an AU School of Professional & Extended Studies professor, believes that pardoning is far more than a political process - it’s also an ultimate expression of power.
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Wyatt Scott attended the Washington Semester Program in the Spring of 2017

Alumni ·

‘Go, and go all in.’: Washington Semester Program Alum Looks Toward a Sterling Career in Foreign Policy

When former Washington Semester Program student Wyatt Scott committed to a small Pennsylvania university for his undergraduate studies, he never imagined he would be working around the corner from the White House just a few years later.
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Three adults in conversation with one another in a well-lit room at American University

Alumni ·

Leveling Up: Three Alumni Discuss the Power of Executive Coaching

Seasoned professionals in coaching, HR, and consulting share how the certificate in Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance improved their craft.
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Georg Peter in a boardroom

Alumni ·

Washington Semester alum aspires to improve the United States and European relationship

“Hinterzimmer”: A Podcast for US-European Policy Buffs was created by Georg Peter after an inspiring Washington Semester Program at American University
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Washington Semester Program students on the set of Meet the Press with Chuck Todd

In the Community ·

Here are our Top Stories of 2018

The ten best stories of 2018 from the School of Professional & Extended Studies
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SPExS Associate Dean of Graduate Professional Studies in a grey blazer.

Announcement ·

Sam Hanna joins American University’s School of Professional & Extended Studies

The School of Professional & Extended Studies just got itself a new Associate Dean of Graduate Professional Studies. Here's what you ought to know about him.
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Conor McCadden with Massachusetts Congressman Bill Keating

Alumni ·

For Prospective Fulbright Applicants, a Washington Semester Alum Offers Advice

Conor McCadden’s experience with the Washington Semester Program served as a catalyst to shape his research in Bulgaria as a Fulbright Scholar.
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