b2ap3_thumbnail_2-23-TWC.pngWaynesburg University students will soon have the opportunity to complete a one-semester internship in Washington, D.C., through a partnership agreement with The Washington Center effective the 2018-19 academic year.

“Waynesburg University is thrilled to partner with a program that aims to help students solidify career goals while they complete an internship in Washington, D.C.,” said Sarah Bell, academic communications coordinator. “The Washington Center Academic Internship Program gives students an opportunity to form personal and professional connections while expanding global literacy and critical thinking skills. This program provides one more opportunity for Waynesburg students to learn and grow.”

The Washington Center serves as a bridge between higher education and professional careers while providing dynamic, experiential learning opportunities to empower and motivate young people to become engaged global citizens.

The Center is responsible for offering immersive internships and academic seminars to students from hundreds of higher education institutions across the United States and from more than 25 countries.

To be eligible, Waynesburg University students must have completed two semesters and have a cumulative grade point average no lower than 2.75.

Students will receive credit through Waynesburg University for participation in the program.

The priority application deadline is April 18 for the fall 2018 semester and Oct. 17 for the spring 2019 semester.

Interested students should contact Bell, in the Office of Academic Affairs, at sbell@waynesburg.edu or 724-852-7790, for specific application information and requirements.

Founded in 1849 by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Waynesburg University is located on a traditional campus in the hills of southwestern Pennsylvania, with three additional sites located in the Pittsburgh region. The University is one of only 22 Bonner Scholar schools in the country, offering local, regional and international opportunities to touch the lives of others through service.

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Ashley Wise, Director of University Relations

724-852-7675 or awise@waynesburg.edu