The Washington Center Internship is a unique opportunity for undergraduate and graduate political science students to spend either the fall/winter or summer term in Washington, DC. The Washington Center has been in existence since 1975, and is currently the world’s largest provider of internship opportunities. Students spend 4.5 days per week in internships set up and monitored by The Washington Center, and take a course from professionals in the field. In addition, there are events such as site visits, Congressional briefings and lectures by eminent international visitors which round out the experience. Students also must take one of the following prerequisite courses PSCI 2200, PSCI 3200 or PSCI 3201.