Changing Lives, Transforming the World

The LCU Washington program provides qualified students with a semester long internship in the nation’s capital. Students complete a full-time, entry level professional internship in their chosen career field, and they participate in various professional development and academic learning experiences. Opportunities are available for fall, spring, and summer semesters, and students receive full academic credit for the internships.


  • Gain an Edge in the Job Market
  • Develop Professional Work Skills
  • Sample Potential Careers
  • Establish Networks of Contacts and Employers
  • Build Stronger Resumes
  • Improve Self-Confidence and Leadership
  • Explore the Nation's Capitol

"Working in Washington has helped me to grow in ways
that I have rarely experienced."
-- Clarice Gerbl, Exercise and Sports Science major


Current and Recent Interns

  • Deborah Bowman, Music Business major - Easter Market Events Services
  • James Dean, Accounting major - The Cato Institute
  • Beau Durham, Business Administration major - Congressman Randy Neugebauer's Office
  • Michael Freeland, Exercise and Sports Science major - Iona Senior Services
  • Stephanie Lerma, Psychology major - Nueva Vida Latino Support Network
  • Autumn Posey, Communication Design major - American Legislative Exchange Council
  • Gemma Volpato, History major - Naval History and Heritage Command

Eligibility and Application

Any LCU student with junior standing and a GPA of 2.75 or higher may apply. Internships are available for all majors. All accepted students receive scholarships covering 80% of program costs.

To apply, please fill out the online LCU Washington application.

For more information please stop by CDC room 104, or contact Dr. Stacy Patty or Holly Hoeffner:

Dr. Stacy Patty

Holly Hoeffner