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Internship Opportunities, Deadlines and Scholarships

by Marla Elsea | Mar 05, 2018

Are you interested in a DC-based internship? Phi Kappa Phi offers resources to assist members with finding the right internship and our partners provide members the opportunity to apply for scholarships worth up to $2,500. These programs provide members with opportunities to explore career options, while enhancing their leadership development potential.

Washington Internship Institute LogoThe Washington Internship Institute’s semester-long academic internship program is designed to provide students with practical, hands-on experience and academically rigorous courses emphasizing public service, leadership and professional development. Members of Phi Kappa Phi are eligible to receive a $500 scholarship for this program. Select Phi Kappa Phi on your Intern Profile and the Washington Internship Institute will use this information to verify your membership. Visit for more information on the programs and application information.

Phi Kappa Phi members are invited to apply for DC Internships summer and semester programs based in Washington, DC. Sponsored by The Fund of American Studies, each program includes academic credit through George Mason University, an internship placement, furnished housing, guest lectures and site briefings as well as professional development and networking events. Three scholarships in the amount of $2,500 have been reserved for members of Phi Kappa Phi. Applicants for these scholarships should apply before the priority deadline. Members not selected for one of these scholarships will be reviewed for awards from The Fund for American Studies' general scholarship fund. Members must denote their Society membership within their online application materials. Visit for more information on the programs and application information. .

Upcoming Program Deadlines

Summer 2018 Program Deadline March 13 – Apply Now!!
Fall 2018 Capital Semester on Leadership and the American Presidency Deadline June 1 – Apply Now!
Spring 2019 Capital Semester on International Affairs + Public Policy Early Deadline October 5 (apply by this date to receive a 5% discount on your tuition balance) Apply Now!

Washington Internship Institute Deadlines
Summer 2018 Program Deadline March 15 – Apply Now!
Fall 2018 Program Deadline June 29 (April 16 for international students) – Apply Now!

Don’t forget about the ΦΚΦ Internship Board! Students can post résumés, search internship opportunities worldwide, and apply for internships. Click here to learn more and begin your search.

Questions? Contact Jamie Chapman at or 800.804.9880, ext. 217.

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