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Join us for our Explore CIW Information Session on Monday, September 22nd at 4:45PM in 165 McGraw Hall to learn more about what a semester in D.C. can do for you!

Washington, D.C. was recently ranked the number one best city for recent graduates by The Fiscal Times for its strong job market, and many opportunities in government as well as in business, science and the arts.   

The Cornell in Washington program offers you the unique opportunity to experience our nation’s capital region while:

  • Earning Cornell credits
  • Gaining work experience and developing transferable skills
  • Obtaining practical experience by applying methods and theories learned in classes
  • Networking with professionals in your field for references and future job opportunities
  • Increasing confidence in your abilities
  • Having fun, meeting new people, and enjoying an enormous range of cultural and recreational activities!

Learn why Cornellians from all majors often refer to their semester in Washington as the “best semester” of their time as an undergraduate!

Applications for SP15 Due October 20, 2014. APPLY NOW !

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Driving Miss Daisy at Ford's Theatre
Acclaimed Washington stage actors Nancy Robinette and Craig Wallace return to Ford’s to perform in this beloved classic. With humor and heartfelt emotion,... more>>
Holland's Golden Age at the National Gallery
Eric Denker, Senior Lecturer in the Education Department of the National Gallery, will explore Dutch Art, emphasizing Rembrandt, Vermeer, and the rich artistic heritage... more>>
National Symphony Orchestra
Cellist Claudio Bohórquez, "an elegant artist who places his emphasis on song" (Washington Post), plays Prokofiev's Sinfonia concertante on a program that... more>>
Oral Arguments at the Supreme Court
Justice Ginsburg was kind enough to arrange for students to attend oral arguments before the Supreme Court, as opposing lawyers present their briefs... more>>
Cornell Center Closes for Fall 2014
Last day for students to move out.  The center will close for the Fall semester on Friday, December 19th at 4:00pm.  Happy vacation! more>>