Washington Center - Alberta internship program for international undergraduate and graduate students in any major or discipline in Washington, DC, USA, 2013
Program Name: The Washington Center – Alberta Internship Program, USA 2013
About employer: The world-renowned Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars in Washington, D.C. offers Alberta post-secondary undergraduate and graduate students an important edge in the competition for future professional employment and admission to graduate and professional schools, while earning credit towards their degree.
Degree program: The program is for undergraduate/graduate level.
Subject(s): Programs are available in the following areas:
- Advocacy, Service and Arts Program
- Business, Management and Global Trade Program
- International Affairs Leaders Program
- Law and Criminal Justice Leaders Program
- Media and Communications Program
- Political Leadership Program
- Science, Technology and Society Program
- Undergraduate students must have completed at least two full years before participating in the program.
- International students are eligible to participate in this program, but must apply by the competitive deadline (listed below).
- The minimum required GPA is 2.75 for most programs. The summer term is more competitive starting at a GPA of 3.0. Accept applications with GPA’s below 2.75 are not accepted.
- All students must have the approval of the U of C / TWC Campus Liaison.
Open for following countries: The program is for international students.
Program detail: Interns will be placed with an organization that fits their interests and the skills they possess and hope to learn. Students intern for four and a half days a week. Placement sites could include private companies, government agencies, non-profit organizations and non-governmental organizations. Interns will receive a full course U of C credit for this internship. Students in the Co-Op/Internship program at the U of C may be able to use this program as one of their placements.
Duration: The program runs for about a period of 12 months.
Apply for program: Applications should be made online.
Last date of application: The application deadline is 5 October for Winter 2013 Semester.