Coastal Carolina in dc

with the washington internship institute


Credits and Billing

  • You can earn a full semester's worth of credits from Coastal Carolina University during the fall, spring and summer semesters:

    • Up to 9 credits for the internship

    • 3 credits each for the Core Course and Internship Seminar

    • 3 credits for an optional independent study project

  • Students are responsible for paying program and housing fees directly to the Washington Internship Institute. These participation fees mirror the cost of attendance that in-state students normally pay to attend Coastal Carolina University. Many students use their financial aid to cover this expense.

Coastal Carolina University offers free tuition to full-time students who are accepted in the Washington Internship Institute program and meet the requirements for internship course registration!

Consult with your faculty adviser and Coastal Carolina University staff to determine your credit and billing arrangements.

Application Process

Campus Contact

  • Robert J. Bulsza, Director of Internships and Service Learning,, (843) 234-3450

Where Coastal Carolina Students Have Interned

  • Foundation for the Defense of Democracies

  • Jubilee USA

  • WJLA-TV Channel 7

  • Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia

  • National Archives

  • Embassy of Iraq

  • Partners of the Americas

  • American Heart Association

  • Institute of World Politics

  • Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies

See other examples of where students have recently interned.

Alumni Experience

Watch Coastal Carolina student Joe Wilson explain the Internship Placement Process at the Washington Internship Institute.