WASHINGTON INTERNSHIP INSTITUTE

NACU has an affiliation with the Washington Internship Institute in Washington DC which allows its campuses to receive a 10 percent discount on program costs for their students.

The Washington Internship Institute includes:

  • Individualized internship placement for each student. Work as an intern four days per week; go to class one day per week. Classes include a Core Course, focused on policy issues, and the Internship Seminar, an opportunity for students to reflect on their internship experience, corporate culture, the working world, and building career skills.
  • Apartment housing available for all students. These are generally two-bedroom, two-bathroom units shared by four students with easy access to public transportation.
  • Social and cultural programming for interns
  • Opportunities in fall, spring, and summer

Students can access the application instructions here.

Read about a University of New Haven student’s experience.

Watch videos of students discussing their experiences.

Learn more about the Washington Internship Institute program.


Campuses must sign a memorandum of understanding with WII to receive the NACU discount. There is no fee to become a NACU campus in the WII agreement. Learn more about partnering here.

Why consider the Washington Internship Institute?

If you are a NACU campus interested in participating in this program or if you are unsure of your campus contact for this program, please contact Michelle Apuzzio, NACU senior director of programs and communications.