DC Career Connections Application

In order to apply, please fill out the application available via this external link: https://udenver.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9mGkvQ1dKeUEI0m

Please note: Your application is not complete until you complete the application via the link above AND pay the nonrefundable deposit. Please stop by the JKSIS Office of Career and Professional Development (Sie 1005) to submit your payment of $50 by credit card, cash, or check (made out to University of Denver) by October 5, 2023. The office is open 8:30am-4:30pm, Monday – Friday. You can also contact Gergana Kostadinova Law (Gergana.Kostadinova@du.edu) at 303-871-2552 if you would like to pay via credit card over the phone.


Program Details

The DC Career Connections program is a career exploration opportunity for Korbel graduate students who are interested in internships or careers in Washington, D.C. The program will take place the week of December 4th, 2023.

This year’s programming includes pre-arranged group site visits to the U.S. Department of State, the Central Intelligence Agency (U.S. citizens only), and the Aspen Institute, and a networking event with DU alumni. Additionally, students are required to set up at least two individual informational interviews with alumni in the area.

In addition to filling out the application via the link above, participants are required to pay a $50 nonrefundable deposit.

The first 10 students who complete the application and pay the $50 nonrefundable deposit will be eligible to receive a $400 stipend upon successful completion of the program. At this time, the stipend is only available to current Korbel graduate students.

Some of the top Korbel employers in the Washington, D.C. area include:

  • U.S. State Department
  • Center for Strategic International Studies
  • United Nations Foundation
  • Chemonics
  • MSI
  • FHI 360
  • The World Bank
  • Freedom House
  • Government Accountability Office
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Partnership for Public Service
  • The CIA
  • The Aspen Institute
  • Silverado Policy Accelerator

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