Applications Now Open
Are you ready to embark on a transformative experience that combines education, politics, and hands-on learning in the heart of the nation’s capital?
The Thomas R. Wolanin Semester in Washington Congressional Internship is an unparalleled opportunity for talented and passionate TRIO students to immerse themselves in the exciting world of politics and policy-making. This internship program provides an extraordinary chance to work closely with members of Congress, engage in legislative activities, and gain valuable insights into the functioning of our nation’s government.
- Please see the announcement for more information about the qualifications, stipend, and timing of the internship.
The deadline for applications for the internship is Friday, September 29, 2023. With questions, please contact Holly Hexter via e-mail or phone at (202) 744-8646.
Key Program Highlights
Being on the Other End of Advocacy: 2023 Wolanin Intern Cristalina Ramirez Reflects on Capitol Hill Experience
August 21, 2023
What the Wolanin Internship Did for Its First Intern, Brandy Dailey
January 11, 2021
How Thomas R. Wolanin Intern Matt Tessema is “Becoming a Voice for the Underrepresented”
April 27, 2022
Get in Touch
Questions? Contact Director of Student Development Services Angela L. Holley via email at [email protected].
COE will invite applications for these additional opportunities soon.
COE has seasonal student opportunities for TRIO high school and undergraduate students and recent TRIO graduates. Get notified when COE seeks future cohorts for the opportunities below.
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