From Washington Semester to Washington Insider
After interning at the Democratic National Committee, Ariana Hooks scored a full-time job with that same office. Here's how she did it.
Learning the art of political lobbying
Gil Ruiz credits his Sustainable Development Professor, Dr. Heather Heckel, and his DC experience overall as a huge boost to his preparation in becoming a congressional staffer for Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.
Modern Day Renaissance Woman
Kaylah Simmons learned so much from the Washington Semester Program and her summer internship that she was encouraged to apply to the White House for the fall 2015 semester.
From Germany to Hillary
Johannes Trischler is a Washington Semester Program alumni who had the opportunity to work on Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.
Fulbright Scholar Gets Her Start at AU
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 WSP.
From WSP to the White House in Two Years
When Kelsey Donohue arrived at the Washington Semester Program for the spring 2013 term, she was in her last term at Marist College, and she knew she had to have a paying job by the time the semester ended.