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Applying for Washington, D.C. Internship

Washington D.C. Internship Eligibility

To participate in the TSU Internship Program, students must meet the following criteria:

  1. U.S. citizenship;
  2. Be a student in good standing at Tarleton State University;
  3. Have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0;
  4. Meet all program requirements, including ethical guidelines, as outlined by the program coordinator and other program administrators;
  5. Be enrolled at Tarleton State University for a minimum of 1 hour course credit during the internship semester.
  6. Have completed 60 semester credit hours of coursework.
  7. Have completed core Government and History courses - GOVT 2305 and 2306, and HIST 1301 and 1302.

How to Apply to be a Tarleton Washington D.C. Intern:

  • Submit two letters from Tarleton faculty members who know you well and have had you in class
  • Answer both questions in no more than 500 words each.
Fill Out the Following Form:

Course Registration

All scholarship recipients must enroll and successfully complete, within the semester for which the scholarship has been awarded, 1-6 credit hours determined by the student's department within Tarleton State University. Students are responsible for paying tuition and all fees associated with the registration. Failure to satisfy this requirement will result in repayment of all or a portion of the scholarship funds received. In addition, the intern must complete all requirements and duties as assigned by the appropriate department and college.

To sign up for credit, interns must meet with an advisor in your academic department. Once you are awarded an internship and have with your academic advisor, you will need to meet with the program coordinator to confirm enrollment. Scholarships will be awarded after enrollment is confirmed.

Course Numbers

  • You may not use a 4085, 4086, 4090, 5085, 5086, 5088 credit to satisfy University Core Curriculum requirements.
  • The University and many departments set a limit on the number of 4085, 4086, 4090, 5085, 5086, 5088 credits students may use towards their degree. If you have completed a prior internship or have course credit with the above numbers, please talk with your advisor to ensure that you will not exceed your departmental limits, or the university limits.