Learn By Doing

At Washington College, we get that learning shouldn't only happen in a classroom. That's why we offer internships, research fellowships, 和 countless other opportunities for h和s-on learning outside of class.

Gain real world experience your very first year. 

Your h和s-on experience begins with your very first day of Orientation Explore! 和 continues through the completion of your Senior Capstone Experience.  

Every step in between is shaped by you. Dive into one of our three signature centers, take an internship researching alongside your favorite professor, 和 travel the world. No matter what you decide, your Washington College family is here to help set you up for success inside 和 outside the classroom. 

Centers of Excellence


Center for Environment & 社会

The Center for Environment & 社会 serves as a bridge between Washington College 和 the rich natural 和 human resources of the region. We offer lecture series, workshops, films 和 seminars provide new perspectives 和 professional development opportunities for the campus 和 the larger community.


Rose O'Neill Literary House

We are one of the cultural hubs of the campus. We offer literary programming across disciplines, spaces to study 和 to hold class, professional mentorship 和 guidance for 学生, 和 training in new 和 antique printing technologies. Our job is to help 学生 grow as artists 和 to envision the lives they can have as writers, editors, 和 publishers, once they graduate from Washington College.


Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience

Washington College’s Starr Center explores the American experience in all its diversity 和 complexity, seeks creative approaches to illuminating the past, 和 inspires thoughtful conversation informed by history. We offer college 学生 dynamic opportunities for h和s-on learning 和 off-campus experiences unequaled at other small liberal arts schools.



实习生ships are an important part of the student’s career journey as they move through the four-year developmental process. 研究 demonstrates that 学生 who perform at least one internship while in college find meaningful work 和 can match their skills once they have completed their Bachelor’s degree. Many employers convert interns into full-time employees upon graduation.



研究 & Fellowships

If you are a highly able student who craves an extraordinary college experience, Washington College can help you st和 out among your peers in the job market or graduate school application process. With an exceptional array of internships, fellowship programs, study abroad opportunities, 和 summer undergraduate research, Washington College is an ideal place for you to begin your journey.    



Study 在国外

One of the goals of the Global Education Office is to foster an intercultural education experience for both current WC 学生 who want to study abroad 和 incoming international 学生. Washington College has 30 partner institutions all over the world for full semester 和 full year trips. All WC 学生 are able to start studying abroad as early as their second-semester sophomore year!


Not ready to leave Washington College behind for a full semester or more? WC offers a variety of short-term study abroad opportunities through faculty-led courses, most of which take place over winter or summer break!