Penn in Washington

Summer programming in Washington DC

Penn in Washington arranges one-on-one mentoring with Penn alumni; organizes networking events with alumni in particular locations, like the State Department; and manages a summer-long speakers program.

Program staff also send out a weekly summary of on-campus and other events of interest in the public policy field, new internship postings and career information.

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Sign up for our weekly public policy events listserve

If you cannot find answers to all of your questions on these pages, please feel free to contact the director of the program, Dr. Deirdre Martinez, at

Penn News recently highlighted the significant value of the Penn in Washington (PIW) summer internship program and how it prepares undergraduates for a professional career inside the beltway. Besides helping students find summer internships, PIW director...