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Summer of Service in Washington, D.C.

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Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service


June 4, 2016 through July 29, 2016

George Mason University, Washington, DC


**NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR the February 10th Priority Deadline**

Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies, the Institute combines substantive internships, courses for academic credit, career development activities, site briefings and lectures led by nonprofit  professionals. This fast-paced, eight-week residential program provides students from around the world with opportunities to gain   the edge in today’s competitive job market and graduate school admissions, and experience the excitement of Washington first-hand. 


Internships – Competitive placements with leading nonprofit organizations

Classes – Up to 9 transferable credits from George Mason University

Housing – Roommate matching and furnished on-campus apartments in the heart of DC

Service – A variety of hands-on community projects

Guest Lectures – With Washington’s top nonprofit executives and scholars

Leadership & Professional Development – Leadership, mentoring and career building activities 

Networking – Interaction with seasoned nonprofit professionals and other student leaders from around the world

Scholarships – Approximately 70% of students receive generous awards based on merit and financial need


Students will be accepted on a rolling basis until the Final Deadline in March 2016. For more information or to begin an online application, please visit the website you have any questions, please feel free to contact IPVS Director of Recruitment and Admissions, Mary Stankus by email at or by phone at 202-986-0384.


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