Wednesday, September 3, 2008

The Washington Leadership Program

The Washington Leadership Program, sponsored by the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), is looking for applicants for the spring 2009 semester. This program offers 30 IU juniors and seniors of all majors a leadership development internship opportunity. Internships available to students range from The US Department of State, to working for an Indiana Congressional representative, to working with a nongovernmental organization or nonprofit foundation.

Students are able to remain full-time IU students while they are in DC through enrollment in classes taught by a SPEA faculty member and internship credit. The WLP is an amazing gateway to full-time work opportunities in DC in politics, public affairs, and many other careers. Many former WLP students currently work in the greater DC area. The application deadline for the spring 2009 semester is Tuesday, September 23rd.

Students interested in the program are encouraged to attend an information session about the program. Information Sessions will be held on the following dates:

Wednesday, September 10, 2008—7:00-8:00 p.m. in Business 205
Thursday, September 11, 2008—7:00-8:00 p.m. in Business 205

Please visit our website for an application and additional information. Students can also learn more about the program by visiting the SPEA Career Services & Alumni Affairs Office located in the SPEA building, Office 200.