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Washington Internship Institute

Program Options

Full Semester or Summer Internships

  • You can earn a full semester's worth of credits from VWU during the fall and spring semesters:
    • 4-8 credits for the internship
    • 4 credits each for the Core Course and Internship Seminar
    • 1-4 credits for an optional independent study project
    • During the summer, Virginia Wesleyan students can earn 4 credits for the internship, and 4 credits each for the Core Course and Internship Seminar
  • You will pay VWU tuition and fees plus an additional program fee that covers the cost of the internship, housing, and additional experiences while in Washington, DC.
  • Students will be responsible for paying an application fee, a registration deposit, and a refundable housing deposit directly to the Washington Internship Institute.
  • For the summer term, consult with VWU’s Office of Financial Aid to determine if you have aid that may be applied towards summer course expenses.

See examples of where students have recently interned.

Scholarships and Grants

The Washington Internship Institute does offer some scholarships and grants for program participants. Learn more about scholarship and grant opportunities.
Consult with your faculty adviser and VWU staff to determine your credit and billing arrangements.

Campus Contact

Mrs. Alice Jones, Director of Career Development,, (757) 455-3107

Application Process

Interested students should contact the Director of Career Development

January Term or Summer Study Away Course

Information TBD