Aitchison Public Service Fellowship in Government

Immerse yourself in the life and politics of the nation’s capital through The Johns Hopkins University Aitchison Public Service Undergraduate Fellowship. This residential program gives Hopkins juniors and seniors the opportunity to earn 15 credits while making connections and gaining real-world experience as they spend a full semester in Washington, DC.

Based in the Johns Hopkins Bernstein Offit Building, located at 1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, the Aitchison Fellowship Program allows Hopkins students to:

  • Take three academic course taught by Johns Hopkins Faculty
  • Attend lectures and symposiums by elected officials, political consultants, ambassadors, journalists, and visiting professors
  • Intern with the policy makers and elected officials, lobbyists, or civil servants who turn the wheels of government
  • Develop an individual research project based on your internship using the resources of Washington, DC—including the Library of congress and the National Archives
  • Explore the social and cultural resources of Washington, DC
    For a full description of the program, including how to apply, view internship page.