The 2013 Summer Institute (SI) will be held in Washington, D.C. from Sunday, May 26th to Sunday, July 28th. It is designed as a program that deepens understanding of the national policymaking process and enhances community among the SI class. In addition to participating in an eight-week public service internship, SI participants are required to take part in the following programs:
- seminars focused on national policymaking (May 28-May 31 & various days during in the summer);
- meetings with former Truman Scholars and other prominent public servants;
- a day on Capitol Hill;
- and Scholar led-presentations on six to eight Tuesday nights throughout the summer.