“The CHIP semester was one of
the best experiences of my life!”
- Amanda Yanchury ’10
Simpson’s Capitol Hill Internship (or CHIP) semester is a life-changing opportunity for students in Political Science, Pre-Law, and International Relations to test their knowledge and skills in real-world practice.
Up to 4 students per year spend a semester in Washington, D.C. and earn a full semester of credit in an internship and two seminar classes. Students live in a 3-story brick brownstone just blocks from the Capitol, an on-site director helps with internship placement, and costs are similar to a semester on campus.
Students work four days a week and then on Fridays take educational tours of government agencies, historical sites/landmarks, and D.C., Virginia, or Maryland attractions.
Internships are also available in the summer… Talk to Professor Bardwell for more details.