Fairfield University IN DC

WITH THE WASHINGTON INTERNSHIP INSTITUTE

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Credits and Billing

  • You can earn a full semester's worth of credits from Fairfield:
    • 9 credits for the internship and Internship Seminar
    • 3 credits for the Core Course and an optional 3 credits for the Independent Research Project 
      • Special Requirements: Fairfield expects students to complete a significant written research project that will ultimately be returned to a supervising professor for review. Ideally, the project will complement the focus of the internship.

  • You pay what you normally pay to attend Fairfield to participate in our program during the fall and spring semesters: your financial aid travels with you to DC.

Consult with your faculty adviser and Fairfield staff to determine your credit and billing arrangements.

Application Process

  • Apply through the Study Abroad office at Fairfield and 
  • Apply online through our online application system.

Campus Contacts

Where Fairfield students have interned

  • Congressman Stephen Lynch
  • Linguistic Society of America
  • Institute of World Politics
  • Northeast Midwest Institute
  • Senator Charles Schumer

See other examples of where students have recently interned.