Internship stipends are NOW available to all students attending  Stanford in Washington. For more information visit our Internships page.

Schedule an Advising Appointment

Go to our Schedule an Appointment with an Advisor page to schedule an In Person or On line Appointment with our Campus Program Manager Jill Vizas to answer questions about participation in the Bing Stanford in Washington Program during Fall, Winter and Spring Quarters. 

Students who are interested in spending a summer in DC or summer housing at the Bass Center do NOT need to meet with us. Please check our Summer Housing section and fill out an application when it becomes available. The summer is not part of our regular program.



Join Our Campus Mailing List

Join Stanford in Washington's mailing list to receive information about information sessions, campus events, and application deadlines. This mailing list is intended for Stanford undergraduates who are interested in learning more about the Bing Stanford in Washington Program please list a Stanford email address.

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Summer Housing

The Bass Center will be be open for housing in Summer 2024. Students participating in Stanford in Washington have first priority, applications for all other Stanford students will be available in mid-March.

Stanford in Washington alumna Tiana Epps-Johnson introduces President Barack Obama at Stanford on April 21, 2022. Tiana highlighted her time at SIW and her internship at the Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights. 

Why Washington?

  • Small, unique classes
  • Instructors and guest speakers from the world of policy, politics, journalism, including, government agencies, NGOs and think tanks.
  • Meet your academic requirements
  • Enjoy culture and history in Washington, D.C.
  • Substantive internships and hands-on research 
  • Experience city life in Washington, D.C.

Students are individually placed in a substantive internship that enables them to work closely with individuals in Washington's wide range of governmental, non-governmental, and cultural organizations. Students also enroll in seminars taught by Stanford faculty and national policy experts.