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Academic Internships for Undergraduates Interested in Learning About Relationship Between Business and Government by Kelly Cuene

Institute on Business and Government Affairs June 5 – July 30, 2011 Held at Georgetown University, Washington, DC Priority Deadline for Scholarships: February 3 Final Application Deadline: March 3

Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies, the Institute on Business and Government Affairs combines a substantive professional experience for 30 hours a week with a challenging academic experience at Georgetown University. This fast-paced, eight-week residential program provides students from around the world with the opportunities to gain an edge in today’s competitive job market and graduate school admissions, and experience the excitement of Washington first-hand.


  • Aerospace Industries Association
  • Healthcare Leadership Council
  • National Federation of Independent Business
  • Quinn Gillespie & Associates LLC
  • Qwest Communications
  • Siemens, Corp.
  • Tyco Electronics
  • U.S. Telecom Association
  • Visa USA, Inc.


  • Internships – Competitive placements with corporate government affairs offices, trade associations or lobbying firms
  • Classes – Up to 9 credit hours from Georgetown University
  • Housing – Roommate matching and furnished on-campus apartments in the heart of DC
  • Guest Lectures – With Washington’s top policy and industry experts
  • Exclusive Briefings – At the State Department, World Bank and Capitol Hill
  • Leadership & Professional Development – Leadership, mentoring and career building activities
  • Networking – Interaction with seasoned professionals and student leaders from around the world
  • Scholarships – Approximately 70% of students receive generous awards based on merit and financial need

APPLICATION INFORMATION Students will be accepted on a rolling basis until the Final Deadline of March 3, 2011. Students applying by the Priority Deadline of February 3, 2011 will be given preference in admissions and priority scholarship consideration.

For more information and an online application, please visit our website or contact Mary Connell, Recruitment and Admissions Director at or 1-800-741-6964.

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