Founded 31 years ago, The Washington Center provides once-in a-lifetime internship opportunities for SU students in all majors. There are three basic components to every Washington Center intern's experience: the internship, an academic course, and the leadership forum.
The internship is structured so that the student is placed with a sponsoring organization most relevant to the student's major. It is not limited to internships with the federal government.
The academic course component of the Washington Center experience consists of a choice of 35-50 courses in a wide variety of topics relevant to the student's internship.
Finally, the Leadership Forum includes the opportunity for SU students to hear and interact with distinguished speakers – including cabinet members, ambassadors, journalists, members of Congress, and others – who address current public policy issues and the organizations and people who shape them.
Current students who are interested in applying for a program should visit Career HQ to pick up an application.
NOTE: In order to guarantee the timely processing of the application, SU must receive your completed application packet at least a month prior to the Washington Center deadline.
If you have recently completed the application process and accepted a TWC position, you are required to complete a post acceptance form.