Washington, DC

It’s all about networking and professional development

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FALL AND SPRING STUDY & INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS

Washington, DC is the hub of many successful young professionals. It’s an exciting city for networking and seeking potential employment opportunities. MSU’s Washington, DC Fall and Spring Semester Study Programs include an academic focus on history, politics and culture of our nation's capital. 

When: Fall/Spring Semesters

Program Dates: Coincide with campus semester dates. (No Spring Break makes that semester shorter.)

Eligibility: 2.5 minimum GPA and junior standing recommended; however, we encourage all interested student to apply!

Courses: The DC Fall/Spring program offers an Integrated Course Curriculum with over 40 course options, including ISS 315. It is strongly recommended that students discuss and select the courses with their academic advisor.

Program Fee: Fall/Spring $4900*

Students pay tuition plus program fee. Program fee covers housing. Program fee does NOT include most meals, travel, transportation within location, or personal spending money.

*Estimate based on previous semesters

APPLICATION DEADLINES

Fall and Early Spring - March 15

Spring – Rolling until October 15th

INDEPENDENT SUMMER INTERNSHIPS 

During the summer, Washington, DC is a busy and competitive place for interns. If this is the only time students can fit in a DC internship experience, the Office of Experiential Learning can assist.  Although there is no formal Summer program in Washington, DC, the office can provide students with internship leads, professional advice and housing information. 

Once a student secures an internship in DC and wishes to earn MSU Social Science Internship credit (SSC 493), there is an application process to earn those credits. See Social Science Internship course for more information. 

STUDY AWAY PROGRAM APPLICATION

For more information, please contact:

Vicki Shaver
Study Away and Internship Coordinator
Office for Experiential Learning
Berkey Hall 221
517-432-4541
shaverv(at)msu.edu
To make an appointment, please click here.