Application period for the 2014-2015 academic year is now closed. Please apply again in Spring 2015 for the 2015-2016 year.
Learn more about the program and students.
Learn how to work toward solutions and effect change in the public service sector.
Develop insight into public policy and gain professional experience in Washington, D.C.
Open to students from all majors, this yearlong program combines a fall subject-based seminar course taught by industry experts, with a spring internship for college credit.
Field trips, out-of-class events, and conversations with policy leaders deepen an understanding of the federal government and policymaking.
Professional development workshops help students navigate the internship search process and prepare for future careers.
Federal Semester students pursue one of the following concentrations:
Anyone considering a career in public service or interested in learning first-hand about the federal government is encouraged to apply.