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Work & Study in Urban America

Internship experiences that offers you the chance to expand your horizons within the U.S.A.

Applications for all 2016-2017 programs are open Nov. 1 - Jan. 15

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Build your résumé, experience a progressive and diverse community and hike in the mountains - FALL of SPRING TERM DENVER INTERNSHIPS

The Augustana in Denver program offers juniors and seniors of all majors the opportunity for professional and personal development. Complete a full-time internship and seminar while living in the Mile High City.  Denver is one of the fastest growing and most diverse cities in the United States.  TheAugustana in Denver program allows you to gain important internship experience while living and working in a major US city.

During fall term (August-October) or spring term (March-May) each year, you can intern in the lively and beautiful city of Denver. Explore career paths and assimilate into a new culture through professional internships, an internship seminar, and engaging with the local community.  Gain independence while interning in a safe and supportive learning environment. Discern the next step on your professional path as you complete this experiential program.  This is a partnership with Wartburg College in Waverly, IA with the Wartburg West program (

This program provides students with an opportunity to experience and reflect upon urban life. Many Augustana graduates live and work in an urban setting. Living in downtown Denver helps prepare interns for that experience, and seeks to enable interns to be active, contributing participants in the life of the community in which they will live and work.

Students earn nine (9) 300-level internship credits on this program. You must be approved by your academic advisor, and possibly your major department to participate in this program.  Students will earn academic credit for the internship and there are academic assignments to complete throughout the term. Some academic departments also grant departmental internship credit. While in Denver, the Augustana interns are supervised by their internship site supervisor and Wartburg West co-directors, in collaboration with Augustana.

Apply for Augustana in Denver through the International and Off-Campus Programs application process.  As there are a limited number of spaces, the internships are competitive.  

Financial Aid:  Participants in this program are eligible for the same financial aid considerations (grants, scholarships, loan eligibility) as if they were on campus at Augustana.  This program is also Augie Choice eligible for all students who have completed 6 terms or 60 credits at Augustana by the departure date.  Transfer students who have completed 30 credits or 3 terms at Augustana by the departure date are also eligible for the Augie Choice grant.



Discover yourself in our nation's capital - Prepare to lead and succeed!  
Create your future by interning in Washington, DC. Gain real-world job skills while making an impact in your field.  Network with professionals who have years of experience and expertise.  Give yourself a competitive advantage before entering the workforce, or graduate school. Live with a multicultural student body and broaden your background and perspective. Discover your interests and the world around you!
This unique 15-week program runs from August to December through an agreement with the Washington Internship Institute.  You will earn a total of 12 credit hours - 9  - 300 level internship credits as well as 3 additional 300-level transfer credits during the program.  Courses offered include - Go Green!, the Capital Experience, or Embassy Scholars. This exciting internship experience will help you determine your goals, refine your interests, and confirm your professional passion!

Financial Aid: Participants in the D.C. Internship program are eligible for the same financial assistance (grants, scholarships and loan eligibility) as they would receive for these terms spent on campus.  Additionally, this program is Augie Choice eligible as an internship experience for all students who have completed 6 terms or 60 credits at Augustana by the departure date.  Transfer students who have completed 30 credits or 3 terms at Augustana prior to departure are also eligible for the Augie Choice grant.



Director of Employer Relations & Internships