The Citadel Military College of South Carolina
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Charleston, SC 29409
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The Citadel in DC

Term To Study: Summer 2018
Application Deadline: Feb 01, 2018
Program Starts: Jun 02, 2018
Program Ends: Aug 11, 2018
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Internship
Program Fee: $5,800
Program Locations: District of Columbia
Contact Phone: 843-953-1617
Contact Name: The Citadel Career Center
Contact Email: careercenter@citadel.edu
What is Included: Housing and tuition
What is not Included: Transportation (Metro), airfare to and from DC, meals, personal expenses, independent travel
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Program Description

The Citadel in DC Program is a 10-week academic and internship program. Students will be living at a host university in DC, interning at various locations around the city and experiential learning about DC through interdisciplinary coursework. Cadets earn a total of 6 course credits during the 10-week program; 3 credits of a cross-curricular, experiential learning; 3 credits towards an internship. The Citadel in DC Program is supported by The Citadel Club of Greater Washington, D.C. Our partnership with alumni provides students with the opportunities to engage in their professional development, as well as, shadow and network with alumni and gain valuable career advice.

Internship (6 academic Credits)
The internship is an opportunity to gain real-world experience, engage professionally and to open future opportunities in a competitive market through networking and professional development. While the Citadel Career Center supports all applicants with leads and connections, students are responsible for being very active in the internship application process including developing resumes and other application documents, applying to and following up with employers and engaging in the competitive interview processes

2016 -2017 Internships included:
US Senate (Tim Scott and Democratic Cloakroom) DC Metropolitan Police
Department of Homeland Security Fall Church Arts
General Dynamic Information Technology Institute of World Politics
Leidos National Waste and Recycling Assoc.
North American National Industrial Sand Assoc. Pentafit - Corporate Wellness
The Office of The Provost Marshall

Academic Coursework (3 academic credits)
The 3hr interdisciplinary course focuses on assessing, analyzing & acting upon visual information. Taught online and at various DC locations (on 5 Saturdays), students sharpen visual perception, intelligence gathering and communication skills. Assignments include weekly reflections, online assessments, a midterm and final project

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Population: 313847465
Capital: Washington, DC
Per-capita GDP: $ 49000
Size: 9826675 km2
Time Zone: (GMT - 05:00 hours) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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