Where it’s all happening
When you arrive, you’ll see why D.C. is considered one of the easiest cities in the country to get around in. Your apartment’s centralized location is just a short bus or metro ride to and from internships and every other activity the city has to offer, eliminating the need for a car. Here, you’ll also find students from other similar programs, creating the feel of a true community of young professionals.
Students may be housed in one of several thriving and diverse neighborhoods in the heart of D.C., all with resident staff onsite and all conveniently accessible to D.C.’s Metro, marketplaces and entertainment. Students share bedrooms in fully furnished apartments that are exclusive to QU in DC interns, ensuring that you’ll be surrounded by similarly driven and talented peers.
- NOMA: NOMA is a hip, up-and-coming neighborhood located just a few blocks from the U.S. Capitol and historic Union Station. NOMA is home to Union Market, with its creative shops, modern restaurants and distinguishable mural art, as well as NPR headquarters and the National Postal Museum.
- 450 K Street: A big little neighborhood with heart and soul. At the core of Mount Vernon Triangle are people (and their dogs) who love being in a thriving, inclusive community close to work and everything that’s important. Trendsetting restaurants, new places to shop, converse and be active.
- Tenleytown: Tenleytown runs through the campus of American University, making it close by plenty of student-oriented nightlife, restaurants, coffee shops and parks, as well as university-run lectures, concerts, public events, and festivals that are open to the community.