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 2019 Semester
The theme for the Spring 2019 Semester is "Washington and the Arts: Marketing the Global and the Local," taught by Professor Anne Rasmussen of the Music Department.
- Applications for this opportunity will open on Monday, August 20, at 9 am.
- Applications will close on Monday, September 24, at 5 pm.
- Email [[rrtucker, Rhys Tucker]] with any questions.
- Financial assistance is available for this program.
Featuring Elective DC Spotlight Series: "Ethical Leadership"
- Co-taught in the W&M Washington Center by:
- Former FBI Director James Comey '82
- Executive Assistant Professor of Education and Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement and Leadership Drew Stelljes.
- 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.