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Students invited to apply for Washington internships

Austin Peay State University students interested in an internship in Washington, D.C., are invited to apply for an internship offered through The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars.

Only four internships are being made available for APSU students for the Spring 2008 semester. Two informational sessions are planned for Wednesday, Oct. 17 one for students from 2-2:45 p.m., and the other for faculty from 3-3:45 p.m., both in the Morgan University Center, Room 303.
Austin Peay State University students interested in an internship in Washington, D.C., are invited to apply for an internship offered through The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars.

Only four internships are being made available for APSU students for the Spring 2008 semester. Two informational sessions are planned for Wednesday, Oct. 17 one for students from 2-2:45 p.m., and the other for faculty from 3-3:45 p.m., both in the Morgan University Center, Room 303.

Joe Johnston Sr., vice president for The Washington Center, will be available to answer questions.

Undergraduate students of at least sophomore standing and graduate students currently enrolled or have earned their most recent degree within the past 18 months must have a 2.75 grade-point average to apply for one of the internships.

The Washington Center is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization in Washington, D.C. Students who have participated in the program have interned at places such as the National Endowment for the Arts, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Securities and Exchange Commission, USA Today, National Press Club, National Geographic, U.S. Senate and the Points of Light Foundation.

For more information, contact Dr. David Kanervo, chair and professor of political science, by telephone at (931) 221-7581 or by e-mail at kanervod@apsu.edu. -- Melony A. Jones