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IDS 4700 The Washington Experience (CHIP)

9 hours


Students enrolled in this course complete a 15 week, 32 hour/week internship in an organization related to various topics including politics, the law, arts, humanities, and social and natural sciences in Washington D.C. The primary goal of this course is to introduce the student to the world of practical engagement in a variety of fields in the nation's capital. A secondary goal of the course is to enrich the participants' understanding of self; sharpen their career goals; and foster networking, professional skills and civil literacy.

Prerequisite(s): Acceptance in the Capitol Hill Internship Program

Corequisite: IDS 4710 The Internship Seminar (CHIP)