Hillsdale sophomores, juniors, and seniors of all majors may apply to WHIP. Students must attend two orientations: an on-campus orientation session the semester before going to Washington and an additional orientation upon arrival in DC.

Students should submit applications online via Handshake.

Go to the WHIP Online Application Form

How to Use the Online Application

  1. Sign in to Handshake using your hillsdale.edu email and password.
  2. Click Jobs on the top right corner of your home screen.
  3. Filter by keyword searching “WHIP” on the left hand side of the page.


Please email WHIP@hillsdale.edu with any questions about the program.