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  • Locations: Washington, D.C., United States;
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Boston University Study Abroad 
  • Restrictions: Bucknell applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Housing Options: Apartment (shared)
Area of Study: English, Journalism Program Type: Primary Partner
Program Description:
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Washington, DC

The Washington, DC Journalism Program offers graduate and undergraduate journalism students the chance to spend a semester in Washington, DC meeting newsmakers, working in the bureaus of national news organizations, reporting on Congress and the federal government for New England news outlets, and studying political reporting in the city where national news is made every day. Participants have the opportunity to make valuable contacts with working journalists at national news organizations both on the job and in the classroom.

This program offers students a chance to cover Washington, DC, for New England news outlets with full professional credentials.

Why BU?

Start with the numbers:

  • 75+ programs
  • 30+ cities around the world
  • 20+ countries
  • The first to establish programs on six continents
  • More than 4,000 active internship sources worldwide
  • Last year we accepted 2,100 students from 150+ colleges
  • Since 1984, 16,000 students have participated in our programs

Add in the internships:

It's what we're known for and what we do better than pretty much any other program: we give students a way to intern AND study while living in a foreign city.

  • Internships are guaranteed
  • Internships are personalized,
  • Internships are available in arts, business, communications, journalism, advertising, marketing, pre-law, international relations, NGOs, political science, psychology, social policy, and more.

Learn why interning abroad is such a unique opportunity and why BU is the leader in internship opportunities.

Finally, consider all these benefits:

FOREIGN LANGUAGE SKILLS

Students in Boston University language programs learn foreign languages based on their skill level in countries all over the globe.

EASY CREDIT TRANSFER

Upon completion of the program, students receive an official transcript from Boston University, helping to make credit transfer easier.

AFFORDABILITY

Competitive program prices and financial aid make study abroad more affordable than ever.

ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

Students benefit from years of professional experience of Boston University's resident faculty and staff overseas. See a full staff listing of our Boston and overseas program offices.

A HOME AWAY FROM HOME

Each of our programs provides housing, whether it's in BU-managed properties, dormitories/off-campus housing of affiliated colleges and universities, in a local family's home, or in apartments or residential hotels. All housing options are screened by Boston University Study Abroad.


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Financial aid is available
 

 

Why Washington, DC?

  • State-of-the-art newsroom in BU's Washington, DC Center
  • All students cover Washington, DC for New England news outlets with full professional credentials
  • Internships at prestigious national news organizations
  • Guest presentations from top journalists and newsmakers
  • Housing in furnished apartments in BU's Washington, DC Center

 

Contact Us

Boston University Study Abroad
888 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
617-353-9888
617-353-3402 (fax)
abroad@bu.edu


 
 
 
 


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2021 02/28/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.