Stonehill in Washington, D.C. Program

In honor of Speaker Joseph Martin and his longtime service in Washington, D.C., the Martin Institute works closely with the office of Career Services to send Stonehill students to study and intern in Washington.

The Stonehill in Washington, D.C. program is a combination of work and study that brings Stonehill students to the nation's capital for an entire semester.

Stonehill in Washington, D.C., is distinguished by a number of features:

  • Internships are available to all students in any major.
  • While in Washington, students earn a full semester's worth of credit.
  • Students can choose programs that provide full time internships or part time internships combined with courses and research.
  • Students work collaboratively with faculty in Washington and with Stonehill faculty sponsors on their final projects and journals.

What kind of internships are available and to whom?

The Stonehill in Washington, D.C., program offers students a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to live and intern for a semester in the nation's capital and gain invaluable experience and amazing connections.

Internships are open to all students in any major and may be of particular interest to those interested in government, politics, economics, journalism, business, public policy, consumerism, women's issues, the arts, museums, and a large number of social issues. There are also a number of science internships and internships that have travel components.

Internship Placements

Internship placements for students have included members of Congress, the White House, the National Education Association, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, National Institutes of Health, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, D.C. Department of Health, Arena Stage, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S. General Services Administration, U.S. House Committee on Science, among others.

How to Apply

Students should plan at least one year in advance to participate in the Stonehill in Washington, D.C. program.

To apply, visit www.stonehill.edu/stonehill-dc or see Kristine Shatas, Assistant Director of Career Services in Cushing-Martin Hall or Professor Peter Ubertaccio, Director of the Martin Institute.