The Brown in Washington, D.C. fellowship program offers students a semester in Washington, D.C. during their junior or senior year, interning with public and nonprofit sector agencies and completing coursework complementing their internship placement.
Academic Requirements: Students will enroll in 3 Brown University courses, which will fulfill 16 credit hours during the semester in D.C.
- PLCY 1823: “Brown in Washington, D.C. Practicum”: 25-hours/week internship placement, (2 credits) S/NC only
- PLCY 1822: Social Policy and Social Justice: Contestation and Compromise (J. Tambornino) S/NC or Grade
- PLCY 1825: The New National Security: Transnational and Cross-Border Issues (P. Reeves and J. Klein) S/NC or Grade
- Junior or senior in good academic standing (open to all concentrations)
- Demonstrated interest in public service (this can be shown through course work or volunteer/community/professional experience)
- Completed a year on campus prior to the program
Interested students should also consider program dates for a full timeline.
Applications for the Spring 2020 semester Brown in Washington program are now open. Students are directed to apply via the Brown in Washington Spring 2020 Application Form. The deadline for priority admission is October 18. The regular admission deadline is November 1.