Washington Experience

Gain Real-World Know-How in Washington D.C.

Year round, VT SPIA offers immersive educational experiences in the nation's capital. Students learn from and engage with policymakers, scholars and other professionals whose work help shape the policy and politics of American government.

Students speak to a Congressional staffer in the halls of Congress
      • WSGE
      • Washington, D.C. Semester in Global Engagement (WSGE)

        [SPRING SEMESTER] This unique 15 credit program is open to undergraduate VT students. The Washington Semester in Global Engagement consists of a combination of courses on global affairs, internships opportunities, workshops, seminars and networking opportunities with D.C. professionals and policymakers.