Where is the program housing located?
Washington, DC summer programs will be housed at George Washington University’s Potomac Hall. Our Washington, DC Housing is a top-notch GWU residence located within the popular Foggy Bottom area. It’s an attractive location with subway entries, grocery stores, eateries and student hangout spots just down the block. Rooms are doubles with adjoining bathroom. Each room offers free wireless internet access and Ethernet connections. Participants will have access to GWU’s amenities, including the study lounge, TV lounge and on-site laundry facility. The hall is located 4 blocks from the White House, 3 blocks from the Foggy Bottom Metro Station, 1 block from the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.
What amenities are included in the housing facility?
The housing has many incredible features including:
24-hour front desk with concierge services on what to do and where to go around town
High Speed Internet Access
Smoke-free and pet-free
City guide in each room upon check-in for local amenities and services
Includes all utilities
24-hour on-site Dream Careers staff
What is included in the program meal plan?
The meal plan will provide students with breakfast and dinner Monday through Friday. Some meals during weekend activities and events will also be covered. We utilized a flexible meal card system that allows students to use their meal cards at a variety of vendors. Last year, our meal partners included Whole Foods, Subway, Carvings Deli, One Fish Two Fish (Chinese Restaurant) and more.
How involved are the program staff?
On-site staff is dedicated to delivering a high-quality experience to enable both your professional and personal growth. Staff members will serve as your program guides, leading you to program events as you become accustomed to the city. They will be available at all times to ensure your summer in the city is as safe as possible.
Check-in information will be available once you enroll and register to CareerConnect.
How will I get to and from my internship?
Each participant will receive a Metro Card to get to and from work each day, as well as transportation throughout the program for the planned weekend events. The staff members will help you learn to utilize the transit until you feel comfortable.
*Not included in the program is: Transportation to and from the program.