Georgetown University and Washington, D.C.
As the capital of the United States, Washington, D.C., is home to government agencies, international bodies, global business leaders, and non-governmental organizations.
The concentration of power, influence, and opportunities in Washington, D.C., is unmatched in other cities and the position of Georgetown University within this environment distinguishes it from other business schools.
Building on its global business focus, Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business has established strong connections with the federal government and the international community.
Georgetown students interface directly with a number of Washington, D.C.-based research, government and cultural institutions, including:
- The Brookings Institute
- The Capitol
- The Cato Institute
- The Corcoran Gallery of Art
- The Folger Shakespeare Library
- The International Monetary Fund
- The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
- The Library of Congress
- The National Archives
- The National Endowment for the Humanities
- The National Geographic Society
- The National Institutes of Health
- The National Museum for Women in the Arts
- The National Research Council
- The National Science Foundation
- The National Trust for Historic Preservation
- The Newseum
- The Securities and Exchange Commission
- The Smithsonian Institution
- The Supreme Court
- The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
- The White House
- The World Bank
Life in the District of Columbia
Living in Washington, D.C., presents its own opportunities for students to expand their learning by immersing themselves in the energy of the nation’s capital.
Georgetown encourages all of its students to take advantage of the civic institutions and cultural amenities unique to Washington, D.C.
The District’s diversity also is displayed during year-round cultural events such as the Cherry Blossom Festival and the multitude of activities that occur on The National Mall. Get to know the city by browsing the following local publications: