There will be an information session on the Undergraduate Washington, Dc Semester In International Affairs on Monday, Nov. 17 at 4 p.m., in 206 Ingraham Hall. The event is sponsored by the Division of International Studies. The Washington, D.C. Semester in International Affairs provides undergraduate students at the UW-Madison with the unique opportunity to intern in an agency, corporation, non-profit or embassy with an international focus and to receive university course credits.
Students intern a minimum of 20 hours per week and attend regular seminars with speakers who are experts and prominent UW-Madison alumni working in professional, academic and diplomatic fields related to international affairs. Students also visit major institutions such as Congress, the State Department, and the World Bank, private industry and non-governmental organizations, where students will speak with senior staff to learn about the operation and goals of these organizations.
Examples of past internships include: Center for Strategic and International Studies, Amnesty International, Corporate Council on Africa, U.N. Foundation, International Fund for Agricultural Development, Aspen Institute and many more.