American University’s (D.C.) Spring 2018 Gap Program

Application Deadline Extended!

Exciting news from Washington, DC: the deadline to apply to American University’s Spring 2018 Gap Program has been extended to December 1, 2017!

As part of the AU Gap Program, students take a seminar course in American Politics or International Affairs while interning three days a week at a DC-based organization and earning college credit,.

The application process is easy:

  1. Complete the online application
  2. Submit supplemental materials, consisting of an official high school transcript and two letters of recommendation
  3. Interview!


Learn more about the program on our website, or by following us on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram.

And check out our student blog to get the insider’s perspective on the AU Gap Program!

This latest post is from a current Gap student interning with the non-profit organization Split This Rock.

Please contact us at or 202-895-4859 if you have any questions about the program or the admissions process.

We hope you welcome your students to the AU Gap Program and Washington, DC soon!

All the best,

The AU Gap Program Team

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