Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Federal Semester and Global Semester Programs Still Accepting Applications

Want college credit for an internship in Washington D.C.? Interested in Homeland Security and/or global policy issues? Intrigued by the idea of a career in public service? Apply now to the Federal Semester Program or the Global Semester Program in D.C.

Both programs combine a fall seminar in an issue area with a spring internship in Washington D.C. Some of our concentrations include: Homeland and National Security Policy, Responses to Global Challenges, and U.S. Diplomacy and Public Policy-making. Past internship locations include: the Department of Homeland Security, the House Committee on Homeland Security, Helios Global, and the Center for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START).  Year-round activities include trips to Capitol Hill and federal agencies, professional development workshops, and conversations with policymakers.

For details and an application form, go to http://federalsemester.umd.edu and/or http://globalsemesterdc.umd.edu or contact our office: 2407 Marie Mount Hall, (301) 314-0261. Dr. Joan Burton, Director. Second wave of applications will be reviewed May 13. Rolling admissions thereafter.