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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%

Because of WAIP, I…

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

Helene Holstein

...am 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

Learn more about the WAIP experience

Attend an upcoming information session, or watch the video below.

WAIP's mission is to support and develop the next generation of anti-racist public servants..

We are committed to offering a safe and inclusive program for our students.

For more information on this program, contact: