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The Federal Semester Program: Homeland Security Policy is Now Accepting Applications


The Federal Semester Program: Homeland Security Policy is Now Accepting Applications

March 5, 2010

Interested in counter-terrorism, homeland security, and/or public policy? Interested in a possible career with the federal government? Engage in a Washington internship in the spring, with stipend support! Learn about homeland security policy in a seminar in the fall. Apply now to the Federal Semester Program for 2010-2011! For best consideration apply by Friday March 12. Federal Semester is a selective, year-long program. In the fall, Federal Semester students take a seminar in one of four concentrations. In the spring, Federal Semester students intern in federal agencies, congressional offices, think-tanks, and other policy-related organizations.

Year-round activities include workshops, trips to Capitol Hill and federal agencies, professional development workshops, and conversations with policymakers. This year's students secured internships at the Department of Homeland Security, FEMA, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Energy, Department of Transportation, Department of State, Department of Health and Human Services, EPA, NIH, CDC, among others.

The four fall 2010 Federal Semester seminars: ? UNIV 348E Federal Semester: Energy and Environment Policy (NEW fall 2010) ? UNIV 348T Federal Semester: Homeland Security Policy ? UNIV 348M Federal Semester: U.S. Policy in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict ? UNIV 348P Federal Semester: Health Policy For details and application form, go to Federal Semester Program. Contacts: Priya Kumar Coordinator; Dr. Joan Burton, Director. Federal Semester Flyer