Summer Internships in Washington D.C. - Travel

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Global Policy Internships in Washington, D.C.

Students will require a valid driver’s license or passport for air travel to Washington, DC.

Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements to the airport, and from the airport to the Washington Center. Instructions for making flight arrangements will be sent to students via email after the program reaches minimum enrollment or within a week after the enrollment deadline. Further instructions will be available to enrolled students in their Program Specific Guide (PSG). The PSG will available by May through enrolled students’ Study Abroad Account and sent via email to the program listserv.

Acceptable forms of ID for all individuals flying within the United States.

Entry Requirements for U.S. Citizens

A valid ID is required for this program. A valid ID includes a driver’s license or other state photo identity card issued by Department of Motor Vehicles, US passport book or passport card (see link above).

Note that starting October 1, 2020, the US Department of Homeland Security will require a REAL-ID to board domestic flights (including Washington, D.C.). This program will end prior to this date of enforcement, but UC Davis Study Abroad encourages students to secure this updated ID in case they plan to remain in Hawaii for any reason. California residents can learn more here.

Entry Requirements for Non-U.S. Citizens

A valid ID is required for this program (see link above). A valid ID includes a driver’s license or other state photo identity card issued by Department of Motor Vehicles, or Permanent Resident card (green card). UC Davis international students should also carry their additional documents referred to the SISS travel advisory.

International students in the United States on an F-1 or J-1 visa require employment authorization prior to engaging in any paid or unpaid off-campus employment or internship experiences. Students should discuss this opportunity with an SISS advisor before applying if they are considering this program. 

International students unable to participate in the program may be subject to cancellation fees as shown in the cancellation schedule. For this reason, international students are highly encouraged to research their ability to participate well in advance, and before enrolling in the program if possible.