NYU Washington, D.C.
Update: March 13, 2023 - No longer accepting new interest forms.
2023 Program Dates
Student Arrival: Sunday, May 21, 2023
Student Departure: Friday, June 30, 2023
Student Depature (for internship students): Wednesday, August 2, 2023
*Students may check-in to the residence hall before the program begins. The housing rate detailed in the 'Tuition and Fees' section is calculated per week, and students pay the corresponding amount depending on their chosen move-in and move-out dates. The minimum length of time in residence is for the exact program dates.*
This course is also open to visiting students. Students will study under the guidance of world-class faculty at the NYU Washington, D.C. academic center, pairing course work with internships offered by the wealth of nonprofits, government agencies, and corporations that are headquartered in Washington, DC. Weekly classroom discussion informs experiential learning.
Students live in NYU provided housing which is shared by a community of graduate and undergraduate students, fellows, and researchers involved in a broad range of academic disciplines including global public health, politics, international relations, and policy analysis. Please note: Students are responsible for securing their own internships and should make an appointment with a Wasserman Center career coach for guidance and résumé and cover letter review.
General Deadline: Feb 1
This chart uses undergraduate tuition and fees for the College of Arts and Science.
|Program Tuition and Fees||2023|
GeoBlue International Health Insurance
covers the duration of the academic program, including internship commitments
Single w/bath - 6 weeks (length of course)
Double w/shared bath - 6 weeks (length of course)
Single w/bath - 10 weeks (internship program)
Double w/shared bath - 10 weeks (internship program)
PLEASE NOTE: Students are responsible for purchase of transportation to/from program location.
Students are encouraged to budget for summer programs based on individual needs. Additional resources for planning are available on the Additional Costs and Financial Assistant pages.
Students must register for a minimum of 4 credits.
The NYU Washington, DC academic center provides a base for faculty research, undergraduate and graduate education, and internships and allows for concentrated study and research in an array of subjects, including: Politics, Journalism, History, and Public Policy. The student experience is enhanced by access to Washington’s distinctive intellectual, political, and cultural life.
Internship Resources and Support
As is the case during the academic year, course participants are responsible for independently securing their summer internships before the beginning of the summer term. Please see resources below to assist in finding an internship.
NYU students should first make an appointment with a Wasserman Career Coach via Handshake, and must submit cover letters and résumés for review by the Wasserman Center for Career Services before applying to internship opportunities. Students can also email firstname.lastname@example.org if they are unable to find an appointment time that works with their schedules. Visiting students are also highly encouraged to submit all internship application material for review to their home institution's career service office before submission to D.C. postings.
Review the Finding an Internship guide for detailed information about securing an internship in Washington D.C.
Students live and attend class at the Constance Milstein and Family Global Academic Center, which features seminar rooms, an auditorium, reading room, and student lounges and is located just blocks from the White House, the World Bank, and the Smithsonian museums.
Most students reside within doubles in a residence hall; a limited number of singles are available. Students have access to kitchens with pots and pans within their suites.
Young Leaders Network
Summer Internship students also have access to the Young Leaders Network events. Founded in 2014 by the John Brademas Center of New York University and the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, the Young Leaders Network aims to promote in the next generation the spirit of public service as embodied for decades on Capitol Hill by John Brademas and Ted Kennedy.
Insurance Services in Washington, DC
New York University requires that students studying away as part of their education program be covered under an NYU-sponsored health insurance plan. Students must continue to maintain health insurance coverage in their home countries in the event they need to return home. Students can waive this requirement with an appropriate family plan.
Visit insurance plans and benefits to learn more.
The resources below apply to Fall and Spring semesters though may be useful for students studying in Washington D.C. during a summer term.
Note: Students who have yet to secure an internship may also check out these community service opportunities.
Students are considered for a Summer 2023 program by submitting a brief online interest form. Start by reviewing eligibility information on the Applying page.