Research, Internships & Study Abroad
Education occurs beyond the classroom at Columbia. Whether through internships, study abroad programs or research experiences, or perhaps even a mixture of all three, our students seek opportunities to build upon what they have learned here. You might spend a year in Kyoto studying Japanese or a summer working at Google’s New York City headquarters. Or maybe even conduct research with a Nobel Prize winner on campus. The possibilities are limitless. And who knows what these experiences might lead to? You might discover a new career interest or a lifelong passion for something previously unimaginable.
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Sara Sakowitz '18SEAS was invited to share her cancer research on camera with Ellen DeGeneres.
Columbia undergraduates compete in this annual film festival on campus.
Columbia is one of the finest research institutions in the world, with hundreds of labs led by pioneers in the field, conducting nearly $1 billion of annual research in over 200 research centers and institutes.
Scientific research is accessible for undergraduates as soon as they arrive on campus.
Undergraduates can join the Education Lab to give students in the local community a hands-on science experience.