Student Experiences

Jenna JablonskiJenna Jablonski
Class of 2013, Integrated Marketing Communications

"My semester with the CIW program was one of my favorite experiences of my whole college career. My original goal for the program was to spend a semester exploring Washington, D.C., and by the end of the semester I had done that and so much more.

First, housing was excellent. We lived in a charming neighborhood in the central location of DuPont - an ideal starting point for any day's adventure in D.C.

Another invaluable component of the program was the internship. I completed a marketing internship with Meridian International Center and learned a great deal about the nonprofit environment of D.C.

One of my elective courses, Global Health Security and Diplomacy, was one of my favorite courses I have taken to date.

On top of everything, CIW offered an array of dynamic programming, including an opportunity to attend Supreme Court hearings and meet with Justice Ginsberg. I was also able to get involved in the incredible local culture through volunteering.

My experience with CIW exceeded all of my expectations. I would especially recommend this enriching and flexible program to any student interested in public policy or the topics of the core courses being offered each semester."