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 director of programs and communications.