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Meet The Summer 2021 Program Advisors

Program Advisors, informally known as PAs, are recent TFAS alumni who live in student housing and help current students navigate the program and Washington, D.C. during the summer. Get…

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6 Tips for Ensuring a Smooth Admissions Experience

Before You Apply Research the programs – TFAS offers Washington, DC-based programs each Fall, Spring and Summer. Each program includes a guaranteed internship placement, academic credit, housing (if applicable) and…

Six Questions with Alejandra Rodriguez

What did you like most about your internship? Interning at the United States Environmental Protection Agency was amazing for so many reasons. The best part was working with a cabinet…

Alumni Roundtable Helps Students Grow Their Networks

Capital Semester on Leadership + the American Presidency students have had many opportunities this fall to develop leadership skills and gain professional experience through internships, guest lectures, educational field trips…

Students at Moticello, the home of President Thomas Jefferson

Headed to the Old Dominion

TFAS staff members are headed to two, that’s right, two Career Fairs in Virginia tomorrow. Stop by our tables to learn more about our academic internship programs in Washington,…

TFAS internship partner, Computing Research Association works to effect change that benefits both computing research and society.

An Inside Look At The Tisdale Fellowship

Andrea Ocanas, a business major at The University of Texas at Austin, came to DC to participate in The Business and Government Relations summer program. Through this program she was…

Preston Ross with his supervisor Johnathan Lozier.

Mr. Ross Goes to Washington

Preston Ross, a student at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York came to DC this past summer with an excitement to grow his personal and professional network, and gain valuable…

Khanh Do’s Journey South

Khanh Do came to TFAS from St. Thomas University in New Brunswick, Canada. Do is a business major with a political science minor. During her time in DC, Khanh interned…

Jenny Hudson ’19 Reflects On her Summer in the City

As a Business Economics and International Relations double major, I spent my first three years at Wheaton College learning about important policy and government issues alongside classes focused around international…

Alumni Sitting Near the Washington Monument on the National Mall

Taking Advantage of Free Things To Do in DC

Part of the professional experience in is achieving a good work-life balance.  Sometimes, having fun can feel too pricey in the city—especially as an unpaid intern. Thankfully, there is a…