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Feb. 1-3, 2018

The Goldfarb Center and DavisConnects, together with the Office of Alumni Experience and Networks, will fly up to 15 students for a two-night trip to Washington, D.C. to engage with experts on public policy issues, explore career opportunities in government and politics, network with alumni, and tour the capital.

H2H (Hill to Hill) is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 1 through Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. Students participating in the Goldfarb Center’s new facilitated internship program in D.C. are required to take part in the trip. This call provides an opportunity for up to 15 additional students to participate in this portion of the program. Those who applied but were not accepted to the facilitated internship program will be automatically considered for the H2H program.

Students who are accepted into the program are required to participate in one of two preparation workshops, which will be held on Thursday, November 30 and Tuesday, December 5 from 12:15-1 p.m.

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Application and Cost Details

All Colby sophomores, juniors, and seniors are welcome to apply.

Applications are due by Sunday, Nov 26 at 11:59 p.m EST. 

Expenses covered by Colby include:

  • Flights and transportation costs (students book their own travel with $350 travel stipend**)
  • Accommodations for Thursday, Feb. 1 and Friday, Feb. 2 (booked by the College — students will be asked to share rooms.)
  • Metro fees
  • Lunch and dinner on Thursday, Feb. 1 and Friday, Feb. 2
  • Networking social appetizers
  • Brunch on Saturday, Feb. 1
  • Group tour expenses

**Students will be issued $350 to use to purchase flights and other travel-related expenses. Disbursements are expected to take place the first and second week of December. Students are expected to be ready to participate in programming starting at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 1 in downtown D.C. We anticipate that most students will end up on the same flights, and group transportation to and from the airport will be coordinated accordingly. If expenses exceed the travel stipend, there may be an opportunity for additional funds to be disbursed; this will be decided on a case-by-case basis.

A complete application includes:


More Information

For questions, please contact DavisConnects Advisor Sarah Whitfield at smwhitfi@colby.edu.