The University of Maryland is auspiciously positioned to provide an exceptionally wide variety of courses in every field, access to exceptional research and internship experiences, and endless cultural and social opportunities.
The University’s beautiful campus features incredible resources such as the stunning Clarice Smith Center for the Performing Arts, loads of specialized research facilities, the really impressive campus recreation center AND the nearby advantages of Metro DC! The Washington Metropolitan area offers access to a bonanza of research and internship experiences. In addition to the scholarly resources of the Library of Congress, National Archives, and museum collections, loads of research institutions such as the National Institutes of Health, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Folger Shakespeare Library, are located within easy commuting distance for students electing to explore research.
Additionally, nearly every business, foundation, branch of government, broadcasting company, trade group, professional organization has an office, if not its headquarters, in the DC area, and are eager for undergraduate interns. Internships during the academic year, winter term, or summer session provide excellent opportunities to test drive both your education and your interests in addition to building your résumé.