International Student House, DC Internship Housing

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International Student House, DC
1825 R St NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20009

International Student House of Washington, DC (ISH-DC), is a 501(c) 3 non-profit located in the heart of Washington, DC with a mission to promote inter-cultural dialogue, encourage life-long connections, and foster global citizenship. For over 85 years, we've been providing exceptional residential experiences for international (and U.S.) graduate students, interns, and visiting scholars 21 year of age or older. 

Why our residents choose ISH-DC:

Global Community- Support and be supported in a unique and friendly community of students, interns, and visiting scholars. Read some of our Resident Blogs

Fully Furnished Rooms- All rooms include a bed, desk, chair, closet space and dresser. We also provide a linen packet at cost to all new residents that include a fitted sheet, flat sheet, blanket, pillow, pillowcase and towels.

Catered Meals- Enjoy your meals over engaging conversation thanks to our Sodexo run kitchen staff. They prepare 13 meals a week so you can focus on your experience in DC. Monday-Friday: Breakfast and Dinner, Saturday: Brunch, Sunday: Continental breakfast and our traditional family style Sunday Dinner.

24/7 Front Desk and on-site Resident Managers- Maintenance issue? Roommate conflict? Or just need to talk something out? Our front desk is open 24/7 and the on-site Resident Manager is here to help.

Receptions and Events- Our residents experience exclusive access to Ambassadors, Congressional Members and ISH-DC Board Members through our programs, events and receptions. While it is not mandatory to attend our programs, it is highly encouraged! Check out our instagram for event photos. 

Convenient Location- Our residents in the vibrant, historic and centrally located Dupont Circle neighborhood. There are plenty of shops, restaurants and parks in walking distance, not to mention the quick five-minute walk to the Metro Station (Red Line). 

If you'd like to speak with a current resident, anytime of day, you may do so by calling ISH-DC’s main phone number- 202.232.4007 and pressing zero to speak with the front desk. They would be happy to share their experience with you.

reviews

"I loved meeting people from across the country and around the world! It was easy to make friends and the atmosphere was very inclusive."

nearby transportation

Bikes
Bus
Rideshare
Metro
Scooters
Subway
Taxi
Train
Rideshare

intern housing availability

Minimum Length of Stay: One Month
Maximum Length of Stay: Two Years

housing options

Resident room options include quad (a large room shared with 4 residents), triple (a good sized room with 3 residents), double (a room with 2 residents), and single rooms. While most of our rooms are share rooms, the furniture is arranged in a way to create as much privacy to each resident. Rooms are furnished with a bed, desk, chair, and closet for each residents.

Other amenities:
On Site Washer/Dryer
Air Conditioning
Utilities (water, electric, internet) Included
Common areas for studying or socializing
On Site Resident Managers
Community of likeminded individuals who want to make the most of their time in DC

Additional information about our buildings: ISH-DC is made up of three buildings: the Main Building, Van Slyck, and Marpat. The Main Building and Van Slyck are attached and Marpat is just behind the Main Building and Van Slyck alleyway. Residents in all three buildings share a common areas including the dining room.
Residence Types:
  • Residence Halls

  • Bathroom Types:
  • Communal
  • Shared

  • payment methods

    Check
    Credit Card

    requirements

    Gov. Issued I.D.
    Proof of Internship




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