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Live, Learn & Intern

Each fall and spring semester, up to twenty University of Georgia students live, work and study in Washington, DC through the Washington Semester Program.

Open to All Undergraduates

The Washington Semester is UGA's only DC program combining full-time coursework, internships, and housing.

Full-time Internships & Coursework

Earn at least twelve hours of academic credit while connecting with leaders in public policy, government and business.

Discover DC!

Participate in a variety of cultural, professional, and social opporunities unique to Washington.

  • Live, Learn & Intern
  • Open to All Undergraduates
  • Full-time Internships & Coursework
  • Discover DC!

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Accepting Fall 2014 Program applications!

We're still accepting applications for the Fall 2014 program, so don't miss the opportunity to spend a semester in DC. Apply today!

2014-2015 Application Available

Submit your application for the 2014-2015 Washington Semester Program.

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WSP Student Receives Carnegie Junior Research Fellowship

March 28, 2014

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President Morehead Establishes Need-Based Scholarship Fund

August 28, 2013

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Find Us Around Campus

August 23, 2013

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UGA Foundation Provides Generous Support to the WSP

July 9, 2013

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Q&A: DC alumni speak out

DC Semester students may share the same friends, classes, meals, and accommodations, but their journey and experiences are unique to themselves.

  • Jones, Eric

    Jones, Eric

    To put it simply, I would not be where I am today had it not been for the DC Semester Program…

  • Womick, Susie

    Womick, Susie

    The WSP was an exciting and rewarding experience that broadened my career horizons and provided…

  • McCormack, Rebecca

    McCormack, Rebecca

  • Norris, Sarah

    Norris, Sarah

  • Jacobs, Whitney

    Jacobs, Whitney

    The network of UGA people in D.C. is beyond anything I ever knew. I am proud to now be apart…

  • Echols, Ellyn

    Echols, Ellyn

    I loved my semester in DC for everything it taught me and for allowing me to fall in love with…

  • Hendrix, Barclay

    Hendrix, Barclay

    Participating in the WSP provided such a great opportunity to get to know our nation's capital.…

  • Piason, Nicole

    Piason, Nicole

    The University of Georgia's Washington Semester Program and large alumni network in DC gives…

  • Matt Duckworth

    Matt Duckworth

  • Phillips, Nathaniel

    Phillips, Nathaniel

    When you combine the reputation of University of Georgia, the devotion of the Washington Semester…

  • Coots, Audrey

    Coots, Audrey

    For me, this invaluable experience was the bridge between the textbooks and the real world.…

  • Gillett, Haley

    Gillett, Haley

  • Huffman, Dustin

    Huffman, Dustin

    I made life-long friends and professional connections that have helped me get to where I am…

  • Derajtys, Nick

    Derajtys, Nick

    The Washington, DC Semester Program provided me with a much smoother transition between my…

  • Kingery, Madison

    Kingery, Madison

    The DC Semester program challenged me personally, academically and professionally every day,…

  • Puente, Lucas

    Puente, Lucas

    Going to DC is an experience every college student interested in public policy and politics…

  • Orr, Caroline

    Orr, Caroline

  • McCullers, Madeline

    McCullers, Madeline

    The main reason I am so thankful I spent a semester in D.C. is that I got the chance to meet…

  • Cruce, Bryan

    Cruce, Bryan

    My semester in DC helped prepare me for a career working with people from diverse backgrounds…

  • Turlington, Meg

    Turlington, Meg

    Being in DC prior to graduation gave me a head start on building my own network, laying the…

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