Academic information

The Washington Community Scholars' Center is committed to providing strong academic programs grounded in practical experiences in the diverse neighborhoods of Washington, DC.


Fall (end of August to mid December)
Spring (mid January to end of April)
Summer (mid May to end of July)


WCSC Seminar Classes: 9 credits
Internship: 6 credits
Local university classes: up to 3 credits
 15 credits

WCSC Seminar Classes: 6 credits
Internship: 4 credits
10 credits 

Seminar classes offered


Students can use internships to gain work experience and build a strong resume with impressive job skills. Many WCSC students intern in culturally diverse settings, with organizations working to address racism, injustice, violence and other social problems.

  • Internships are available in any major. Please review the list of possible internships below:
      • Art
      • Bible, Religion & Church Ministries
      • Business, Economics & Accounting
      • Communication
      • Computer Science
      • Education
      • English
      • Environmental Science
      • Family & Consumer Sciences (family, fashion, nutrition)
      • French
      • Health & Research Science (biology, chemistry)
      • History & History Education
      • Justice, Peace and Conflict Studies
      • Math, Statistics, & Physics
      • Music
      • Nursing
      • Physical Education and Recreation
      • Pre-Law & Politics
      • Psychology
      • Social Work
      • Spanish
      • TESOL
      • Theatre
      • Women's Issues


  • Contact
  • Elaine Suderman, Asst. Director of Cross-cultural Programs
    Cross-cultural Program Office
    College Hall second floor