DC Semester Program

The DC Semester Program is an academic opportunity with an internship component managed by the W&M Washington Center. The program is open to students in all majors and disciplines, and financial assistance is available. DC Semester Program scholars receive 6-8 credits for their coursework and an additional 6 credits for the academic work they complete in association with their internship.

Classes are taught by W&M professors and are held at the W&M Washington Center in Dupont Circle. Students live in group apartments located in the heart of Washington, DC.

Spring 2018 Semester

The theme for the Spring 2018 Semester is "Environmental Action in DC and the World," taught by Professor Heather Macdonald of the Geology Department.

  • Applications open August 14 - apply here!
  • Email [[rrtucker, Rhys Tucker]] with any questions.
  • Financial assistance is available for this program.

       
Program BenefitsComey
  • Get a close-up view of Washington’s dynamic governmental, advocacy, research, international, and cultural institutions
  • Enjoy Washington’s rich cultural and social opportunities
  • Come face-to-face with expert guest speakers/alums from all over Washington
  • Study in a seminar setting with an experienced William & Mary professor
  • Build your résumé by participating in a professional internship
  • Get a leg up on Summer and full-time employment opportunities
  • Learn more about the program.