Friday, August 19, 2011

Washington Semester American Indian Program: Washington Internships for Native Students (WINS)

Washington Semester American Indian Program – Washington Internships for Native Students (WINS)
You are invited to participate in a unique internship opportunity in Washington, DC through Washington Internships for Native Students (WINS) at American University, one of USA Today’s top 100 schools.  This experiential education program is focused on developing leadership and professional skills through an internship experience and academics. WINS is an experiential internship program for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students.  All American University academic credit hours are transferable and interested candidates should consult their home school academic advisors.

Current Possible Internship Sites:

Social Security Administration – Office of Research and Development and the Office of the Secretary

Small Business Administration

Department of Treasury – Office of the Comptroller

If you are interested in developing your personal and professional skills, experiencing a dynamic city, and studying with fellow Native students, you should consider WINS for the fall, spring or summer sessions.  You can find an online application at https://applyws.american.edu/applications/.  We are still taking applications for our fall 2011 program!


What you receive from WINS?
•                       Travel to and from Washington, DC

•                       Dormitory housing and a meal plan

•                       Coverage of tuition, books and institutional fees

•                       A living stipend

•                       Access to the amenities and benefits available to American University students


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Apply today and explore the opportunities found through WINS!  For further information about the program, please visit our website at www.american.edu/wins.  If you have additional questions, please send them along to mhtml:{BAF4F777-B106-4B0C-95F3-C30F3CEE4E12}mid://00000218/!x-usc:mailto:wins@american.edu or you may call us at (202) 885-5934.

Thank you for considering WINS in your future!

Jack Soto
(Navajo/Cocopah)

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Director, Washington Internships for Native Students (WINS)
Washington Semester AI/NA Program
American University
Capital Building, Room 114
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8083 USA
T - 202-895-4879 
F - 202-895-4882
C - 202-445-5211
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http://www.american.edu/wins

... I have seen that in any great undertaking it is not enough for a man to depend simply upon himself.

~ Lone Man (Isna-la-wica) Teton Sioux

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