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Cara Sierks discusses how she went from being "a consumer to a producer of knowledge"

My most profound academic turning point came when I went from being a consumer to a producer of knowledge. For my first five semesters at Cornell, I dutifully read journals and articles for my classes and assisted on a few research projects for professors in the government department...That changed during the spring semester of my junior year when I joined the Cornell in Washington program...read more

 

Engaging with the District

CIW's partnership with the 11th Street Bridge Park further establishes Cornell's presence in the District and presents students with the opportunity to engage with the city through new experiential learning classes and internships. Watch the linked video to lear more about the project.

 

CIW Visits State

Students in the Cornell In Washington program had the chance to learn about how science is incorporated – or not – into the policymaking process during a March 23 visit to the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. Read more

 

LIVE, LEARN, INTERN

in the nation's capital

Through academics, professional development and community engagement opportunities in Washington, DC, Cornell in Washington is your opportunity to put KNOWLEDGE into ACTION!

  • 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

  • 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!


 

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Aug
20
FA18 Move-in Day
WELCOME FA18 STUDENTS!             more>>
Aug
21
Orientation, Group Lunch and Photo
After the orientation join the annual group photo and have lunch together       more>>
Aug
22
Library of Congress Tour
Take a docent-led walking tour of one of the world’s great libraries and one of Washington’s great buildings.  The tour will emphasize the... more>>
Aug
24
Student Mixer
Get to know fellow students of the CIW community.  Come to an informal gathering in the Multi-purpose Room.  As if people alone are... more>>
Sep
17
The Internship Experience: A Student Panel
The Internship Experience A Student Panel Join us to hear what students have to say about their internship experiences, how they chose where... more>>
Sep
18
CIW Information Session
The Cornell in Washington program offers you the unique opportunity to experience our nation’s capital region while: -Earning Cornell credits -Gaining work experience... more>>
Oct
20
Application DEADLINE for SP19
Start your online application now! more>>