Washington Internship Institute: A Joint Program with Daemen College

How would you have liked to have started your semester by attending the Presidential Inauguration and a pizza party afterwards at the WII offices, meeting former Vice President Al Gore's Chief of Staff, Roy Neel, and former chief speechwriter for former President George W. Bush, John McConnell, at the WII orientation? 

The Washington Internship Institute is a Fall and Spring internship in Washington, DC.  Internships in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors offer practical experience for all majors. The WII program is a semester long opportunity, primarily situated within an organization, that supports the academic career interest of the student.  In addition, two courses are taught in a classroom setting.  Students participating in the WII program receive 15 academic credits.

Academic tracks include:

  • Environmental Law and Policy Studies
  • Global Health Policy Studies
  • Global Women's Leadership Development
  • Inside Washington: Politics & Policy
  • International and Foreign Policy Studies

Call Mr. Lamark Shaw, Assistant Director, Career Services at (716) 839-8334, or email lshaw2@daemen.edu or visit www.wiidc.org for more information.

Spring 2014 registration deadline:  November 15, 2013
Fall 2014 registration deadline:  July 1, 2014

Daemen students inducted into the following Honor Societies may be eligible for a $500 merit-based scholarship.

  • Lambda Iota Tau (English & Foreign Languages)
  • Psi Chi (Psychology)
  • Sigma Beta Delta (Accounting & Business Administration)
  • Sigma Theta Tau (Nursing)

Read our student blogs:

Tyler Vanice, Daemen College Spring 2013 Washington Internship Institute blog: http://tylervanice.wordpress.com/

Kaleigh Ratliff, Daemen College Fall 2011 Washington Internship Institute blog:
http://kaleighwii.wordpress.com/

Sarah Rodman, Daemen College Washington Internship Institute Ambassador's blog:  http://sarahwii.wordpress.com

   

 

 

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Nick held several student leadership positions at Daemen and also completed an internship for graphic design. He recently traveled abroad to Italy with students and the department chair of the program.