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 or 4 Brown University courses and complete a minimum of 12 credit hours during the semester in D.C., including a practicum and reflection seminar.
PLCY 1823: “Brown in Washington, D.C. Practicum”: 25-hours/week internship placement, S/NC only
PLCY 1822: “Brown in Washington, D.C. Reflection Seminar”, S/NC only
Spring 2017 Policy Seminar: PLCY 1821 “Bilateral and Multilateral Policy and Diplomacy”, S/NC or Grade
Optional: Independent study (4-credit) - 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 are live for Spring 2019!
Priority deadline: October 19, 2018
Regular deadline: November 2, 2018
The application consists of five sections:
- Personal information
- Academic & Campus Experience
- Bio, Resume & Personal Statement
- Recommendation letters (two letters, due on either Oct. 19, 2018 for priority consideration or Nov. 2, 2018 for regular consideration)
Recommenders can email their recommendation to email@example.com. Alternatively, they can mail hard copies of the recommendation letter to:
Brown University Swearer Center for Public Service
25 George Street
Providence, RI 02912
Note: It is the student's responsibility to reach out to their recommenders and provide instructions with how to submit a letter of recommendation for this program. The program staff will not reach out to recommenders to follow up on a missing letter of recommendation.