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Washington, D.C. Internship Programs Fall 2012 Information Session Central Michigan University
Internships and Academic Seminars What is The Washington Center?
Gain experience employers value Develop professional networks Test-drive a future career Build your resume Get insight into your interests Why Intern? Why Washington D.C.? Internships and Academic Seminars
Washington Center Internships Internships and Academic Seminars On site days per week Tailored placement process Positions with a wide range of organizations available Substantive responsibilities Support from TWC program advisor
Washington Center Leadership Forum Internships and Academic Seminars Simpson-Mineta Leaders Series Public Policy Dialogues on Capitol Hill Programming in small groups (Political Leadership, Law and Criminal Justice, etc.) Civic Engagement Project Portfolio Other activities…
Washington Center Academic Courses Internships and Academic Seminars One evening per week for 3 hours Choose from among up to 40 offerings Range across many disciplines Engaging faculty who are experts in their fields Held at TWC facilities and selected other locations in Washington, D.C. area
Located in Washington, D.C., VA, and MD Apartment-style Convenient to the Metro Fully-furnished Shared with interns from around the world Support from TWC student services staff Washington Center Housing Internships and Academic Seminars
Washington Center Student Services Internships and Academic Seminars Career Boot-camp, Resume Blitz, etc. R.A.-organized activities Disability Services Many other area events to attend!
Credit, Cost and Financial Assistance Internships and Academic Seminars All participants are required to earn credit. Each institution has different arrangements in place regarding amount and type of credit available. Our aim is to make program as comparable as possible to staying on campus for the same period of time. Over 75% of U.S. students receive scholarship assistance from TWC. Check with your campus liaison and financial aid office to learn more!
Credit and Cost for Central Michigan University Internships and Academic Seminars Credit (awarded by CMU) Fall/Spring: 15 Summer: 12 PoliSci and affiliated majors only Program Fees Student pays TWC, CMU waives tuition Guaranteed scholarship from TWC: $1,000 2 competitive scholarships from CMU each semester: ~$3,500
Eligibility Requirements and Application Internships and Academic Seminars ‣ 3.0 GPA minimum ‣ Junior/senior standing at CMU ‣ PoliSci/affiliated majors only ‣ Approved by campus liaison to receive credit for participation ‣ Components: form, resume, transcript, 2 letters of recommendation, statement of professional interest, writing sample, application fee or deposit Apply online! Spring 2013 Deadlines Competitive: Oct 12 Regular: Nov 16
Sample Placements – Central Michigan University Internships and Academic Seminars ‣ Students from Central have previously interned with : ‣ Environmental Protection Agency