12 GW students standing in front of the White House where they have internships

Opportunities & Resources

Expand Your GW Experience

The Advising Office can help you integrate an internship into your schedule, or make study abroad a significant part of your degree with the Global Bachelor's Program.

Matthew Jiang stands in front of the Executive Office of the Mayor building where he had an internship


GW encourages students to pursue internships relevant to their academic and career goals. In the heart of Washington, D.C., students have access to government agencies, nonprofits, museums and more.

Global Bachelor's Program students sitting atop a mountain in China.

Global Bachelor's Program

Designed for top students in the Columbian College, the Global Bachelor's Program allows students to spend multiple semesters abroad in at least two countries as part of their GW studies. 


Explore Engaged Learning Opportunities

From special research fellowships to study abroad, learn about more options available to you as a Columbian College student. Visit the CCAS website to learn more.




GW Academic Resources

  • Academic Commons
    Book peer tutoring or review sessions, research and writing help, step-by-step study strategies, language support and more.
  • Blackboard Syllabi Repository
    Visit the online repository of syllabi to help inform decisions about course registration.
  • DegreeMAP
    Use this tool to navigate the requirements for your program of study and apply your individual academic history to those requirements. 
  • GW Bulletin
    View all major and minor programs within the Columbian College, as well as the most updated course requirements for each degree program.
  • GW Libraries
    Explore on-campus libraries and online research databases such as JSTOR.
  • GW Office for Study Abroad
    Explore the many countries around the world on GW's list of approved study abroad programs. You can also talk to a study abroad advisor.
  • Language Center
    Sign up for English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses, practice with language meet-up groups, take a language exam or talk to someone about waiving language requirements.
  • Summer Session
    Attend a summer session to fulfill G-PAC requirements, take in-demand courses that fill up quickly during the regular academic year or get a leg up on prerequisites.
  • Writing Center
    Make a free appointment to work with a writing consultant on your next project, from the brainstorming phase through drafting and revising.