Remember that you are responsible for arranging
your own housing during the internship. Try to make arrangements as soon
as you can so that you have a choice. In the box beside you will have some
recommended suggestions which are reliable and interns have used them in the past,
even so, you can make other arrangements on your own. Make sure that you will be living
in a safe area. The area that we recommend is the northwest (NW).
It is not
recommended to live in the northeastern (NE) section of the city.
The housing closest to the GS/OAS in D.C. is located in any neighborhood in the northwest (NW) part of the city. These neighborhoods include Foggy Bottom/George Washington University, Dupont Circle, and cities like Rosslyn and Arlington in Virginia. Below are some options, found in various parts of the D.C. area, that interns have used in the past and have recommended for future interns to use.
Here are some other sites to look for places to rent:
In addition, you can sidestep would-be scammers by following these common-sense rules:
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Before you rent a place, it is important that you know if the area is a safe place to live. It is for this reason that we want to share with you a website about the criminal statistics in the street or neighborhood where you would like to rent.
It is important to keep in mind that like any other capital in the world, Washington DC, is a city where there are areas in which you have to be careful and use your common sense.