Monday, December 14, 2009

ATTENTION: The Institute for Responsible Citizenship DC Leadership Program

The Institute for Responsible Citizenship prepares high-achieving black men in college for successful careers in business, law, government, public service, education, journalism, the sciences, medicine, ministry, and the arts, providing unparalleled networking opportunities, leadership development, and life‐long mentorship. The Institute is currently accepting applications for its summer leadership program in Washington, DC.


Exposure to congressmen, Supreme Court justices, doctors, business executives, educators, and other influential leaders• Rigorous academic seminars• Roundtable discussions, including seminars on leadership development• High‐level internships around Washington, DC• Activities that promote strong bonds with each other


The program runs from June 5 to July 31, 2010•

Students must commit to two‐summers•

Housing is paid for by the Institute•

Students work at paid internships based on their career interest

You should be a college sophomore to apply. The Institute does not have a GPA requirement. However, the median GPA for recent classes is 3.65. An applicant’s GPA is not the only criterion that is evaluated during the admissions process. Campus involvement, awards earned, athletics, and volunteer work are also important factors. The application can be found on the web at Applications must be received, not postmarked, by the deadline. Inquiries should be directed to or (202) 659‐2831.


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