The D.C. Advantage
Washington, D.C. is a center of intellectual and cultural activity. It's the perfect place for students of engineering to enhance their academic interests off-campus. There are internship opportunities in the National Science Foundation, National Security Agency, NASA, National Institutes of Health, and countless labs in support of the U.S. Department of Defense, non-governmental organizations, and more.
The city's museums, historical sites, restaurants, performing arts centers, and the world's largest research library (the Library of Congress) are all nearby, just a short Metro ride away.
Washington 101: Getting to Know D.C.
In this unique course, students learn about their “college town” as a symbolic city (the design and meaning of its buildings, monuments, and museums), a political city (the behavior of national and local policymakers), and a living city (the city’s economy, neighborhoods, culture, and population).Learn More