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Live, learn and intern in the nation’s capital.

The Washington Academic Internship Program selects outstanding Ohio State undergraduates from any major to spend a semester in Washington, D.C., as John Glenn Fellows. Students work in internships that reflect their career goals and academic interest.


Participants will: 

  • Earn 12 academic credits for internship, policy paper and professional development
  • Meet policy professionals and network with Ohio State alumni
  • Explore Washington and all of the opportunities it has to offer
Glenn Fellow Internship Opportunities

Where do Glenn Fellows intern?

Capitol Hill 20%

Federal agencies 31%

Nonprofits 35%

Private – research or consulting 7%

Private – not research or consulting 6%

State/local government 1%

Learn more about the WAIP experience

Because of WAIP, I…

...have a Buckeye community in D.C.

Helene Holstein now a state representative!

Susan Manchester

...had the confidence and knowledge to move back to Washington and start my career.

Robert Caldwell

...know what it means to be a public servant.

Helena Rudoff

...found my purpose.

Beth Fry

For more information on this program, contact: