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APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR GIW FALL 2013: FEBRUARY 1, 2013. To apply to the Grinnell-in-Washington DC program, please complete the following: 1) Grinnell-in-Washington 2013 Application. Please read the OCS Handbook and GIW Handbook, and review the GIW web site before filling out...
Applying for Grinnell-in-Washington (GIW) or Grinnell-in-London is one-step process, unlike with other off-campus study programs. The deadline for GIW is therefore later than the general Grinnell OCS application deadline.  The operation of GIW is suspended from Fall 2016...
Costs of participating on Grinnell-in-Washington are different than a typical Grinnell semester, largely because of higher out-of-pocket expenses and transportation. However, for students with need-based financial aid, GIW is one of a few programs for which the College is able...
Even though Grinnell does not directly provide housing for students, the college does help students with their lodging. Students who attend the GIW program arrange housing in centrally located dormitories suggested by the college before arriving in Washington. The housing that...
Every student on the GIW program participates in an internship that lasts at least 12 weeks. The internship is Monday- Thursday, approximately 32 hours a week, but much of the learning from the internship takes place through the activities of an internship seminar that all...
Whether you're looking for an adventure with friends or a serene walk through monumental scenery, in the nation's capital you can take part in countless and affordable cultural and recreational activities and delve into U.S. history and culture. D.C. has one of the world's most...
LIBRARIES: There are a variety of libraries available for student use in Washington DC. Additionally, the resources of Burling Library can be accessed remotely. NEWS: The Washington Post and Washington City Paper RESEARCH: two useful sites for events (speakers, concerts, etc.)...
In addition to the unique opportunities available for internships and valuable learning about Washington that can take place through the Grinnell faculty director’s signature course and our local instructor’s policy course, Grinnell-in-Washington offers Grinnell students...
DC is truly a cosmopolitan city. There are people of all kinds here and one can see that everywhere we go, whether it’s riding the metro, going to a public event or going to work.  There is just so much to do in this city!  When I first decided on doing GIW, I was a bit...
*/ Live, learn, work and explore in the center of U.S. politics and domestic policy.  Experience Washington D.C. as an extension of your classroom with a Grinnell learning community – living and learning together with other Grinnell College students, faculty and alumni. Intern...

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Carmen Nelsen ’14 and Jeremy Wiles ’15 joined sixteen other students to share their experiences studying off-campus, and how important off-campus study is to them. At the Associated Colleges of the Midwest’s (ACM) sixth annual Student Symposium, the students gave individual...

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The program will not be operating during the 2016 and 2017 academic years. As part of the Grinnell-in-Washington program, you spend a unique semester in the nation’s capital as you explore careers, meet professionals in a variety of fields, and learn about yourself in a...