Washington DC Summer Study Program - Summer 2009

  • Nicole Hochsprung, a senior political science and history major from Alexandria, MN, is interning with the American Federation of Teachers: Higher Education Dept;
  • Amy Hoeschen, a senior political science major and environmental studies minor from Hastings, MN, is interning in the Americans for Democratic Action office;
  • Amy Hogerton, a senior chemistry major and political science minor from White Bear Lake, MN, is interning in the Pediatric AIDS/HIV Care Inc. office;
  • Kayla Kotila, a senior political science major and history minor from Dassel, MN, is interning in the office of the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure;
  • Chase Kroll, a senior political science major from Orono, MN, is interning in the office of David Turch and Associates;
  • Rebecca Peichel, a senior political science major and history minor from Fairfax, MN, is interning with the National Pork Producers Council;
  • David Sandager, a senior history major and political science minor from Marine, MN, is interning in the office of Representative Michelle Bachmann;
  • Katelin Schartz, a senior political science major and psychology minor from Arvada, CO, is interning with Meet the Press and a NBC Political Unit;
  • Valentin Sierra, a senior political science major and economics minor from Manizales, Colombia, is interning in with Dutko Worldwide;
  • Aaron Sinner, a junior political science major and philosophy minor from Cody, WY, is interning in the office of Senator Kent Conrad;
  • Jennifer Tong, a senior political science major and german minor from Cold Spring, MN, is interning in the Legal Services Corporation office;
  • Casey Wojtalewicz, a senior peace studies major and spanish minor from Appleton, MN, is interning in the Center for International Environmental Law office

Internship Program

The  Washington D.C. Summer Study Program is an 8-credit learning community program.

In addition to working in Washington D.C., participants are expected to learn about the sites where other program participants are working, to participate in orientation meetings, seminars, and workshops, as assigned throughout the year and through the summer.

Students live in community in furnished apartments near the Metro and experience life as a urban professional.