Duke in DC - Policy, Leadership and Innovation program provides students with the unique and exciting opportunity to live, work and study in Washington, D.C. Students will have real-world policy experiences through a combination of coursework, independent research, small group work, an internship, interaction with Duke alumni working in the D.C. area, and a group living experience
Duke in New York Arts & Media (fall program) offers a full semester of Duke credit in New York City. Students enroll in two core courses on arts and media taught by Duke faculty and guest lecturers, an internship course, and select one of two Duke elective courses (students can also petition a regular course offering at New York University instead of one of the Duke elective courses). Classes meet in the historic Greenwich Village and students live in Midtown Manhattan, convenient to major subway and bus lines. Students have facilitated access to museums, Broadway and off-Broadway theater, cinema, and other cultural attractions. The program is open to
sophomores, juniors, and seniors of all majors and
group size is 20 to 25 students.
Duke in New York Financial Markets and Institutions is a spring semester program for Duke
undergraduates that helps students gain a deeper understanding of the financial services industry. Through both coursework and cocurricular activities, students gain first-hand knowledge of the financial services arena and are able to become more familiar with the full scope of career opportunities.
Duke in Los Angeles is a spring semester academic and pre-professional program that immerses students in the creative and cultural production of America’s second largest metropolis. Each student lives in a student apartment complex adjacent to USC (University Gateway), and takes two Duke faculty-taught seminars and a USC class (many choose courses at the world-renowned School of Cinematic Arts or Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism). Rounding out the program is a credit-bearing, supervised internship at a Hollywood film, television, or media production company, museum, community organization, or other company in the student’s field of interest; weekend field trips; and enrichment activities. These include alumni-hosted career dinners and professional development events, along with other opportunities unique to Los Angeles such as festival screenings and movie premieres, plays and comedy performances, episode rehearsals and tapings, awards shows, writers' room experiences, private studio tours, concerts, behind-the-scenes museum visits, and LA-centric book and arts festivals.