Washington is a young person's city, filled with students from its four major universities and congressional staffers.

A remarkably diverse city, Washington DC provides an opportunity to brush shoulders with different nationalities, enjoy exotic cuisines, hear multiple languages, attend ethnic festivals, shop in eclectic neighborhoods, and become acquainted with individuals and groups not likely to be encountered in South Carolina. DC also has renowned museums, major performing arts venues, art galleries, movie theatres, concerts, lectures, and book signings.


Students live in a modern, apartment-style dormitory managed by Washington Intern Student Housing (WISH). 

DC StudentsThe apartment is located in the heart of Capitol Hill -- within a few blocks of the Capitol and Union Station, which provides easy access to the Metro, Amtrak, shopping, restaurants and entertainment.

The apartment provides a secure, comfortable home away from home. It has three stories and it is fully furnished with two kitchens and two common living areas. The apartment has high-speed wireless Internet service, and flat screen cable TVs in the common living areas. The apartment comes complete with basic kitchen dishware and cooking items, basic cleaning supplies, and washers and dryers. WISH provides a monthly cleaning service and responds quickly to any maintenance needs.

Entertainment Resources

For a glimpse of the variety of entertainment available in Washington, DC, check out the Washington Post or the Washington City Paper.