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Global Leaders Internship & Fellowship Program Spring 2013

Tuesday, September 4, 2012   (0 Comments)
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For Immediate Release Contact: Leo Velasquez
September 4. 2012 (202) 347-8280

Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) is Accepting Applications for its Global Leaders Internship/Fellowship Program for the Spring 2013 semester


Washington, D.C. - The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) and TheGeorge Washington University (GW) Semester in Washington Politics Program invite qualified undergraduate and graduate students from the United States, including Puerto Rico to apply for the CHLI Global Leaders Internship & Fellowship Program for the Spring 2013 Semester.

Students will work on project-based programs that provide hands-on experience and also strengthen their understanding of public policy. Through a 12 to 15 week program (one semester) students will work closely with Congress and respected corporations in Washington D.C., and will earn academic credit hours. The CHLI scholarship includes round trip airfare to and from where they reside, monthly transportation stipend, a $2,000 living stipend, and matriculation and housing for GW for the semester.

"The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute gave me the opportunity of a lifetime. My experience interning in Congress and at General Motors was an eye opening experience that not only broadened my horizon but also my perspective on how imperative our Latino culture is in our nation’s success,” said Nick Bustamante, Spring 2012 CHLI Global Leaders Fellow.

Greg Lebel, Director of Semester in Washington Politics at GW, said, "The breadth of experiences and perspectives to which students are exposed only enhances the value of their academic experience here at GW.” "The Semester in Washington Program is not only a great way to earn class credit but it considerably compliments anyone’s internship experience in D.C.,” Nick added.

The complete application for the Spring 2013 CHLI Global Leaders Internship & Fellowship Program is available on All applications must be submitted online or accepted in the office by November 1, 2012.The Spring program begins January 10th, 2013 and concludes May 5th, 2013.


About CHLI and George Washington University:

Founded in 2003, the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI), is a 501(c)3 non-profit, non-partisan organization, based in Washington, D.C. CHLI's vision is advancing the Hispanic community's diversity of thought. CHLI is the premier organization founded by Members of Congress to advance the Hispanic Community's Economic Progress with a focus on Social Responsibility and Global Competitiveness.

George Washington University, the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia and CHLI have collaborated on this program for four years and have had much success. For more information please contact Leo Velasquez at or by phone at (202)347-8280.

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