Bauer in DC Internship Program
Are you interested in working for the government, a non-profit or an innovative business in our nation's capital? Does the thought of having a business internship in the energy, healthcare or defense sector excite you? Have you always wanted to see how the federal government will impact you as a future business leader? Would you like to be working in Washington D.C. during the next historic presidential inauguration in January 2013? If you've answered yes to any of these questions you should consider an internship in Washington, D.C.
Bauer is launching a new internship program for the Spring 2013 semester called Bauer in D.C. Participating students will intern at least 32 hours per week, for 12-14 weeks, in our nationís capital, and may have the opportunity to earn up to 6 hours of academic credit. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to gain valuable work experience, earn academic credit and live in our nationís capital during the momentous January 2013 Presidential Inauguration!
Monday, January 7th, 2013 through Friday, April 19th, 2013. These dates are subject to change and will be confirmed closer to January 2013.
Participants can apply for internships at the organization of their choosing. Our partners in Washington, D.C., as well as Bauer Staff will assist you in your internship search to ensure that you find a substantive opportunity prior to arriving in Washington, D.C. Below is a short list of possible internship sites. This is just a starting point. You are welcome to apply to any organization in which you are interested.
- The White House
- The Department of Defense
- The US Supreme Court
- Congressional Offices
- Office of the US Trade Representative
- The World Bank
- The Federal Reserve
- The Department of Commerce
- The Department of Treasury
- Securities Exchange Commission
- American Petroleum Institute
- The Financial Services Roundtable
- Wine and Spirits Wholesalers
Participants may earn up to 6 hours of academic credit for the internship experience. Once students are selected for this internship, they will be required to meet with Sara Ahmed, firstname.lastname@example.org, and their academic advisor to determine exactly how the credit will be applied towards their degree.
In addition to working a full-time internship you will be expected to complete 10-15 hours of course work per week towards your internship portfolio. Your full-time internship and your completed internship portfolio is what may earn you up to 6 credit hours from the Bauer College of Business.
Participants will live together in historic townhomes on Capitol Hill owned and managed by Washington Intern Student Housing (WISH). Bauer will cover the housing costs for all participants, which will include utilities and internet service. More information on WISH can be found at www.internsdc.com.
The Bauer College of Business will cover the cost of the program and placement fees for the internship in Washington, D.C. as well as housing costs for the duration of the internship. Each student will be required to pay for tuition, for 3 or 6 credit hours, their round-trip flight to Washington, D.C., and their living expenses for the 3.5 months they are in Washington, D.C., which is estimated to be between $5,000-$6,500. Also, participants must have valid health insurance in order to participate in this program. Participants will be enrolled in UH courses so their scholarships and grants could be applied towards the cost of the program. Please meet with the Scholarship Office to determine if your allotment can be applied to the Bauer in DC Internship Program. Below is a sample budget.
|Tuition/fees for 6 hours||$2,400|
|Roundtrip plan ticket to Washington, DC||$400|
|Food (groceries, eating out, etc.)||$2,000|
|Transportation (Train, bus, limited cab usage)||$500|
In order to apply you must have:
- Completed 60 hours
- 3.0 GPA or better
- Work experience of some kind
In order to be considered for this internship opportunity, you must apply through the Career Gateway System. Your application will consist of the following:
- 2 letters of recommendation (one must be from an academic source)
- 1-2 page personal statement explaining why you want to intern in Washington, D.C. and what you expect to gain from this experience
All application materials must be submitted into Career Gateway by Friday, September 7, 2012.
For Additional Information
If you have additional questions or would like to discuss the Bauer in DC internship program in greater detail, please contact Colleen Davies at email@example.com or at 713-743-4709