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.
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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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
If you have a desire to work in public policy making, consult for one of the "big four firms",…
- Atkinson, Shallum
The DC semester program teaches you how to swim by throwing you into a pool, not giving swimming…
- Zachariah, Krupa
"Everything you've ever wanted, is one step outside your comfort zone" - Unknown
- Patel, Vandan
People always talk about the Potomac fever, but you really don't understand it until you are…
- Veale, Adam
People always talk about meeting their lifelong friends in college. That didn't happen for…
- 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
The Washington Semester Program was the paramount to my academic experience at UGA. In four…
- Conerly, Raleigh
The Washington Semester Program is one of the best decisions I could have ever made during…
- Suh, Jessica
- Posey, Loran
The WSP equips you with the tools you need to be successful, assists you in your internship…
- Martin, Julia
- Karim, Mehreen
D.C. took me seriously, and now I feel motivated to take my work seriously.
- Rowe, Gracie
The DC Semester helped me solidify my career goals.
- Sharma, Ash
Spending a semester in DC reinforced my drive to move to our country's capital. What impressed…
- Lavelle, Torre
Take the leap and apply for a deep dive into DC! Plant one foot in learning about the city's…
- Ayres, Ben
The DC Semester Program was a great way to further my education by connecting me with UGA.
- 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
Choosing to study, intern, and live in Washington D.C. for a semester was one of the best decisions…