A 15 week internship program working in Congressional and corporate offices in Washington D.C. Students also earn academic credit hours from the George Washington University. Students will work on project-based programs that provide hands-on experience and also strengthen their understanding of public policy. The program takes place in the spring and in the fall semester of each year.
How it Works
Week 1: Orientation to Washington, D.C.
Weeks 2-7: Congressional Office Placement
Weeks 7-15: Corporate Office Placement
Participants in the CHLI Global Leaders Program will gain intensive experience working on projects that make a difference. Participants will gain exposure to policy from many different lenses, and gain relevant working experience. This fully-paid internship experience covers the cost of housing in-full, roundtrip airfare, and a living/travel stipend. Participants are expected to be high performers who are able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines, as well as go-getters who will take advantage of every opportunity Washington, DC has to offer.
Participants must be currently enrolled 4-year college/university Juniors, Seniors, or within one calendar year of their undergraduate graduation date.
Participants must be currently residing within the continental United States (Also includes HI, AK, & PR).
Participants must be current U.S. Citizens to be eligible to work on Capitol Hill.
Preference given to applicants of Hispanic, Latino, or Portuguese descent.