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Alumni Profile

Lindsey Schuh Cortes '02. Photo provided.

Lindsey Schuh Cortés ’02 heads a D.C. data-crunching firm whose clients include the Clinton campaign. “On one side of the street, people were cheering at the parade, and on the other there were protests. It was so stark, how politics had played itself out. I was hooked.” Read more

 

ITH / DC Now Connected!

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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!

 

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

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Jan
18
SP19 Move-in Day
 WELCOME SP19 STUDENTS!!         more>>
Jan
19
Student Meet & Greet
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>>
Jan
19
DC Neighborhood Walking Tour
DuPont Circle, Shaw, Eastern Market...DC is full of unique neighborhoods.                    more>>
Jan
20
Trolley Tour
Hop-on, hop-off tour of DC. See monumental Washington at your own pace. You decide when you want to stop for exploration and include... more>>
Jan
22
SP19 Orientation and Lunch
After the orientation join the annual group photo and enjoy lunch together! more>>
Jan
23
Library of Congress Tour
Description: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>>