Teaching in DC

Faculty can teach in DC through any of our four Study in DC academic opportunities: 

DC Semester Program

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  • Max of 18 students each semester
  • Faculty are responsible for three classes:
    • 3-4 credit seminar, meets T/Th evenings
    • 3-4 credit speaker series, meets F afternoons
    • 6-credit internship class, no meeting times
DC Winter Seminars

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  • 10 day January experience, before spring semester 
  • Includes 3 prep class meetings on campus in fall (and one non-academic session on campus in early spring)
  • Max of 25 students per course
  • Faculty are responsible for one 3-credit course
DC Summer Institutes

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  • Faculty teach in DC for two weeks in May (students continue for 10 additional weeks in an internship)
  • Max of 20 students per course 
  • Faculty are responsible for 3 courses:
    • 1-credit spring prep class
    • 3-credit speaker series/seminar
    • 3-credit internship class, no meeting times
DC Summer Session

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  • Faculty teach five weeks of online classwork and one week of evening, in-person session during Summer Session I or II (dates may vary)
  • Max of 30 students per course
  • Faculty are responsible for one 3-credit course
  • Preference will be given to courses that fulfill the COLL 300 requirement
  • Faculty members will be required to attend University eLearning Initiatives' Online Course Development Program in the Fall semester

The W&M Washington Center is currently accepting applications for the following Study in DC Opportunities:

  • DC Summer Session, ongoing (mandatory training in the Fall Semester)

To apply to teach in a Study in DC Opportunity, please complete this application (select the Faculty RFP option).



For more information about teaching with any of these opportunities, please contact Roxane O. Adler Hickey.