Profile of participants

In the first four years of the Virginia Capital Semester, more than 220 students have participated.

Students in the program have represented 17 colleges and universities, including:

  • Christopher Newport University
  • College of William & Mary
  • George Mason University
  • Hampton University
  • James Madison University
  • Longwood University
  • Lynchburg College
  • Mary Baldwin College
  • Norfolk State University
  • Radford University
  • University of Fribourg (Switzerland)
  • University of Maastricht (Netherlands)
  • University of Richmond
  • University of Virginia
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Virginia Military Institute
  • Virginia Tech

Majors of Capital Semester participants include

  • Biology (Pre-medicine)
  • Chemistry (Pre-medicine)
  • Criminal Justice
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • English
  • Finance
  • Fine Art
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Journalism
  • Mass Communications
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Sociology
  • Urban Studies

Internships have been with members of the Senate, House of Delegates, Offices of the Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, state agencies, and lobby and advocacy organizations.