Join a lively, engaged and motivated student community! The programs provide students with a fall-semester seminar from expert practitioners in various concentrations including: Responses to Global Challenges, U.S. Diplomacy, Critical Regions & International Relations, Global Health Challenges & Water Security, Energy & the Environment, Health Policy, and International Security & Intelligence. In the spring semester, students intern at federal agencies, congressional offices, think-tanks, nonprofits, and other policy-related organizations. Past internship locations include Department of State, foreign embassies, the Middle East Institute, U.S. Helsinki Commission, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, and many more. Year-round activities include trips to Capitol Hill, federal agencies, and other international organizations; professional development workshops; and conversations with international policymakers. The programs feature one-on-one assistance in writing resumes, obtaining internships, etc. Students who successfully complete program requirements will earn a notation on their transcript!