Public Policy and Economics
The application deadline for the summer 2013 program has been extended until March 26, 2013 – Start an application by clicking here!
When you picture your future, do you see yourself writing legislation, researching policy issues, going to law school or working in local government? If so, the Engalitcheff Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems (ICPES) is the program for you. Employers are looking for recent graduates with experience, and the best way to stand out after graduation is to complete an internship and make connections now.
The Fund for American Studies has sponsored academic internship programs in Washington, DC for over 40 years. Our objective is to provide a real-world professional and academic experience for college students to help prepare them for responsible leadership in the future.
Our comprehensive package includes a guaranteed internship placement, courses for transferable credit, furnished housing, a variety of guest lectures and briefings, as well as opportunities for professional development and networking. We truly provide the ultimate summer experience in Washington.
With ICPES, you are guaranteed an internship with a government agency, Congressional office, policy group, political organization, or law firm. In the classroom, you’ll study the historical traditions of the American political and economic systems.
The program will be held from June 5 – August 3, 2013. Click on “Get More Details” link above to read about all of the exciting aspects of ICPES. To read about admissions, financing and frequently asked questions, use the links on the left-hand menu.
“ICPES provided me with unique networking, professional development, and work experience that I could not have gotten from any other program. Living on my own in a brand new city, I learned so many things about myself and realized I am capable of so much more than I originally thought.”
Christine Smith, Siena College
Intern, America’s Future Foundation