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Live, Learn & Intern

Each fall and spring semester, up to thirty-two 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 opportunities unique to Washington.

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

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Information Session- February 20, 2017

February 13, 2017

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WSP Information Session- Sept 12th

September 7, 2016

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UGA Snapchat Takeover

September 7, 2016

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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.

  • Michaels, Brian

    Michaels, Brian

    If you have a desire to work in public policy making, consult for one of the "big four firms",…

  • Atkinson, Shallum

    Atkinson, Shallum

    The DC semester program teaches you how to swim by throwing you into a pool, not giving swimming…

  • Zachariah, Krupa

    Zachariah, Krupa

    "Everything you've ever wanted, is one step outside your comfort zone" - Unknown

  • Patel, Vandan

    Patel, Vandan

    People always talk about the Potomac fever, but you really don't understand it until you are…

  • Veale, Adam

    Veale, Adam

    People always talk about meeting their lifelong friends in college. That didn't happen for…

  • Sheldon, Samantha

    Sheldon, Samantha

    It got my career rolling. If it wasn't for WSP I would not have had my job in Sandy Springs…

  • Jain, Arianna

    Jain, Arianna

    The Washington Semester Program was the paramount to my academic experience at UGA. In four…

  • Conerly, Raleigh

    Conerly, Raleigh

    The Washington Semester Program is one of the best decisions I could have ever made during…

  • Suh, Jessica

    Suh, Jessica

  • Posey, Loran

    Posey, Loran

    The WSP equips you with the tools you need to be successful, assists you in your internship…

  • Martin, Julia

    Martin, Julia

  • Karim, Mehreen

    Karim, Mehreen

    D.C. took me seriously, and now I feel motivated to take my work seriously.

  • Rowe, Gracie

    Rowe, Gracie

    The DC Semester helped me solidify my career goals.

  • Anderson, Ryan

  • Sharma, Ash

    Sharma, Ash

    Spending a semester in DC reinforced my drive to move to our country's capital. What impressed…

  • Lavelle, Torre

    Lavelle, Torre

    Take the leap and apply for a deep dive into DC! Plant one foot in learning about the city's…

  • Cohen, Rachel

  • Ayres, Ben

    Ayres, Ben

    The DC Semester Program was a great way to further my education by connecting me with UGA.

  • Smith, Megan

    Smith, Megan

    The program has left me more open minded. I had no idea how much I'd love working in a law…

  • Hawkins, Madeline

    Hawkins, Madeline

    Choosing to study, intern, and live in Washington D.C. for a semester was one of the best decisions…

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