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Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service

Immerse yourself in community leadership and engagement this summer in Washington, DC!



 Immerse yourself in community leadership and engagement this summer in Washington, DC! The 8-week program allows students to intern with nongovernmental organizations while earning academic credit in economics and humanitarian aid. Your summer will put you on the front lines, working to solve local, national and global issues. You will live just blocks from the national monuments, State Department and White House on the campus of George Washington University. Fully furnished housing and roommate matching is provided as part of our comprehensive program.


You could earn 3 to 9 academic credits this summer through their unique curriculum is designed to complement your DC experience with upper level government, ethics and economics courses. Academic course credit is provided through George Mason University and taught by top rated faculty from GMU and other top local universities. Based on your interests and skills, you will be placed in an internship in the Washington, DC area. They have been creating academic internship experiences for over 45 years and work with over 300 top organizations in DC. to begin an online application. Apply by the early deadline of December 6 to receive priority admissions and scholarship consideration as well as a 5% tuition discount.


The program is designed for undergraduate students from all fields of study who are interested in leadership and community engagement. They strive to make the programs accessible and affordable to the best and brightest students regardless of financial status. Scholarship awards are granted based on need and merit with over 70% of students receiving full or partial funding. Questions may be directed to or 202-986-0384.  Visit  for more information.


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