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Washington Semester Programs

Gain real-world experience with a professional internship and academic seminars over the course of a semester.

College Students

Washington Semester Program students on the steps of Capitol Hill

Washington Semester Program

Since 1947, offering internships and seminars that align professional development with academic coursework.


Washington Semester Summer Internship Program student at the White House

WSP Summer

Spend 8 weeks interning in Washington, DC, augmented with a weekly seminar in your field of study.


Mentorship students in Bath, England

AU Cornerstone

AU Cornerstone is an enriching internship or study abroad experience offered exclusively to first year American University students.


High School Grads

Two interns in the Gap Year Program

AU Gap Program

Intern at a renown DC organization and earn college credit!