Domestic Study Away

Radford University offers students the opportunity to immerse themselves in experiences with federal government, RU alumni, and corporate culture in one of our signature DC Experience programs.  

Business DC Experience


Radford University is excited to offer its premiere DC Experience.  Spend a portion of Wintermester 2014 in DC gaining valuable experience working alongside some of RU's top business-centered alumni.  The DC Experience allows students to learn essential business skills while gaining first hand experience in the corporate culture of Washington DC. This course combines digital online learning with a week-long immersive experience in the business world of our nation's capital with Radford University alumni

DC Experience: Connecting in Business

The DC Experience, a collaboration among the RU Career Center, Alumni Relations and the College of Business and Economics, combines online classroom learning with experiential learning in Washington, D.C. Students met with alumni and other executives in business environments, gaining valuable experience, feedback and networks.

Connect DC: Alumni Networking Event

Radford University alumni in the northern Virginia area shared their stories and expertise with students who are preparing to start their careers during a networking event in Washington, D.C. The event was co-sponsored by Radford University's Career Center, Office of Alumni Relations and the HON Company.

Criminal Justice DC Experience

Crim DC Exp 2014 2

The Department of Criminal Justice offers students the opportunity to travel to DC during Maymester to study criminal justice agencies in a large urban environment. Students visit with alumni and potential employers to learn about the challenges of coordinating numerous federal and district level jurisdictions as well as spend time at headquarters of several law enforcement agencies including the FBI and the Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Learn more about the 2014 trip.

Crim DC Exp 2014