Summer D.C. Internship Applications Now Available

By , January 25, 2011 8:33 am

Scholarship applications are now being accepted for the Summer 2011 Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service. Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies and held at Georgetown University, the Institute is a summer academic internship program in Washington, D.C. for undergraduate students interested in volunteerism and careers in the nonprofit sector.


The Institute combines substantive professional experience for 30 hours a week with a challenging academic experience. This fast-paced, eight-week residential program provides students from around the world with the opportunity to gain an edge in today’s competitive job market and graduate school admissions, and experience the excitement of Washington first-hand.

  • Internships – Competitive placements with leading nonprofit organizations
  • Classes – Up to 9 transferable credits in ethics and philanthropy from Georgetown University
  • Housing – Roommate matching and furnished on-campus apartments in the heart of D.C.
  • Service – A variety of hands-on community projects
  • Guest Lectures – With Washington’s top nonprofit executives and scholars
  • Leadership & Professional Development – Leadership, mentoring and career building activities
  • Networking – With seasoned nonprofit professionals and top student leaders from around the world
  • Scholarships – Approximately 70% of students receive generous awards based on merit and financial need.
The Institute will be held June 5 – July 30, 2011. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until March 3, 2011. Students who complete their application by the priority deadline of February 3, 2011 will receive priority internship placement and scholarship consideration.

For more information or to start an online application, please visit the website at

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mary Connell, Recruitment and Admissions Director, at or 800-741-6964.

You may click here to request an informational brochure:

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