Global Policy

At the five-day Global Policy seminar in Washington, DC, participants will learn how to launch their international policy career. They will participate in policy discussions, connect with changemakers who are shaping policy in DC and around the world, and learn valuable professional development skills.

If you attend a PLEN member institution, please register here.

dates and deadlines

Seminar Dates: May 13-17, 2024
Scholarship Deadline: April 19, 2024
Registration Deadline: May 8, 2024

seminar highlights


Build your professional network! Learn how to network and effectively maintain professional relationships while connecting with leaders in Washington, DC and in your seminar cohort.


Learn directly from policy leaders. Hear about their successes and tips on how to thrive in the public policy arena. Develop a better understanding of available policy career paths and empower other students on your campus.


Put into context the knowledge you're gaining in the classroom. Learn about the roles of government, nonprofit, and private sectors in policy making, and how you can be a part of it!

2023 - 2024 Schedule:
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Seminar tuition


Faculty/ Chaperone tuition$125.00 $125.00 $250.00

The seminar fee includes a $250.00 non-refundable registration fee.

Seminar scholarships

Are you interested in applying for a scholarship to fund your seminar tuition? Check out our Scholarship Application steps to learn more.


Ready to attend the seminar? If you attend a member institution, please contact your member representative for registration instructions.

Hotel information

PLEN has partnered with the Residence Inn Washington, DC Downtown for the Global Policy seminar. The hotel is located at 1199 Vermont Avenue, NW,
Washington, DC 20005.

You will have the option to select between a triple, double, or single room. The hotel check-in time is 4pm EST on May 21 and the checkout time will be 12pm EST on May 26.

 Triple RoomDouble RoomSingle Room
Total Cost 5 Nights$650$975$1950

The hotel fee is not refundable.