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Washington, D.C.: Elon in DC - Summer
Washington, D.C., United States;
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|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|NOTE: Priority application period ends Feb. 1. Students are strongly encouraged to apply in the Fall for best consideration for financial aid, for any necessary security clearances, and for priority internship selection.|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applications will be reviewed on a space-available basis and applicants will be notified of their application status in a timely fashion.
|Class Eligibility:||0-First Year and Above||Minimum GPA:||2.75|
|Course Prerequisite(s):||None||Housing Options:||Apartment|
|Program Type:||Study USA - Summer||Internship Option:||Yes|
|Volunteer/Service Opportunities:||Yes||Max Credits To Receive/Transfer:||12|
|Program Advisor/Manager:||Phil Smith||Merit Scholarship:||Yes|
Earn 12 hours of credit taking one evening class per week and interning full time on weekdays. Through our partner, The Washington Center, Elon students have a great opportuntity to live, learn and intern in the nations's capital.
Take classes and intern at the same time!
- Live in the nation's capital for 10 weeks
- Earn a total of 12 credit hours for coursework and internship
- Excellent housing options in the heart of DC and Silver Spring, MD
Competitive application process is currently underway! Apply first here on the Elon Abroad system and, when approved, you will apply directly to The Washington Center. Please note the TWC application has a $60 fee. Elon application deadline for competitive applications is February 1, 2014. We encourage early application so that you can begin planning for your summer experience! Final application deadline for Elon students is 3/1/14.
List of Academic Courses
American Politics and Public Policy
- Campaigning for a Cause: How Advocacy Groups Change the World
- Government and Business in the New Economic and Political Reality
- The American Presidency
- Global Markets and International Business Strategies
- From Ideas to Action: The Anatomy of Entrepreneurship
- Media and the Movies
- The Mass Media and National Politics: Explaining Washington to the Public
- U.S. Foreign Policy in the 21st Century: Dynamics of Change
- International Human Rights
- How Washington Engages the Arab Middle East
- Philosophy of Law, the Supreme Court and the U.S. Constitutional Tradition
- White Collar Crime
- Introduction to Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure
- Essentials for Aspiring Leaders
- Nonprofit Leadership and Management Research
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
- Issues in Science Policy
- Forensic Psychology
- Scandalous Washington: Uncovering D.C. History
- Black Broadway and Beyond: The African-American Experience in Washington, D.C.
Cost: The program cost for 2014 is $10,500 which includes Elon tuition, housing, and Washington Center program fees.
We also offer fall & spring Elon in DC semesters!
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About our partner institution, The Washington Center:
For over 35 years, The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars has helped more than 50,000 students from around the world gain valuable experience, and set them on a course of achievement, leadership and engagement in their communities. In a recent survey, 98% of TWC interns said our program significantly strengthened their career prospects. Now, our alumni are leaders in virtually every field -- public service, journalism, business, law, medicine, education, and more.