The world is full of exciting and fabulous cities, but no city can rival Washington, D.C. in the variety of opportunities it offers to students. Whether a student is committed to a career in government and politics or simply wishes to gain an understanding of the workings of the American governmental system, Washington, D.C. provides an exposure to key people, ideas, and institutions that cannot be found anywhere else in the world.
The Baylor University Washington Internship Program has been administered by the Department of Political Science for over 30 years. During that time, hundreds of students have performed internships in Washington, D.C. and received academic credit for their work. Students develop practical knowledge by working full time at the organization or government office of their choice.
Baylor students interested in pursuing a summer internship in Washington, D.C. have the unique opportunity to utilize the strong, ever-growing Baylor network in our nation's capital in their internship search.
All students seeking a summer internship in Washington, D.C. are encouraged to fill out this form to ensure inclusion in all Baylor summer events and programs. Any students seeking consideration for placement in one of Baylor's partner offices (when available) or consideration for a scholarship or travel stipend must fill out this form.
Students are responsible for securing their internship(s) in Washington, D.C. Filling out this form does not guarantee an internship.
Click HERE to complete our summer internship indication of interest form. The form will allow you to:
Students do not have to secure their internship through Baylor connections to be eligible to apply for the travel stipends and scholarships, be paired with a mentor, enroll in PSC 3392 for course credit, or participate in the Baylor summer events. These opportunities are open to all Baylor undergraduate students working in an internship in Washington, D.C. during the summer.