Published: Feb. 11, 2013

CU in D.C. is a program for students who want to put classroom learning into real world action. The program is a semester-long experience that combines a professional internship with CU coursework in Washington D.C. Internships in Washington D.C. offer students an opportunity to build bridges between knowledge gained in the academic environment of CU, and practical experience gained in the exciting, fast-paced world of the nation’s capital. CU in D.C. is a new initiative of the CU Boulder campus. Housed in the College of Arts and Sciences, CU in D.C. is a for-credit internship program open to undergraduate students in majors across the entire campus, as well as to undergraduate students on the CU Denver and CU Colorado Springs campuses. Internships are offered in fall, spring, and summer. The CU in D.C. internship program is part of a broader initiative by the university to develop a more visible presence in Washington D.C., where students, alumni, policymakers, and others participate in the dynamic processes of our nation’s capital. In addition to working in political, governmental, business, or nonprofit organizations, students participate in an internship class, conduct original research, and often take additional classes. If you are ready for a challenge and atransformational experience, CU in D.C. may be for you!