Tailored Academic Experiences that Connect to the Real World
Pursue your passions; prepare for your profession. Our academic curriculum engages your intellectual capabilities and provides a solid foundation to develop you as a leader.Academics
The Pittsburgh Connection
Just 30 miles south of Pittsburgh, Washington & Jefferson College is close to one of America's most livable cities. With plenty of opportunities and activities for students, this is a great place to go to school.Pittsburgh Connection
From internships to research to funded customizable projects, W&J enables you to professionally prepare for your career that awaits you.Beyond the Classroom
Play an intramural sport. Take part in a speaking event. Join a student organization. You'll find so much to be part of at W&J.Student Activities
Make connections for life
Once a President, always a President. When you graduate, you can tackle the world with help from a vast network of W&J alumni.Alumni Resources
All of the science courses I have taken so far have given me more laboratory experience than some of my fellow interns. I also believe that my Magellan to Costa Rica last summer helped me get my internship.
My W&J education has encouraged me to travel and experience cultures that are different from what I know. My independent research gives me the opportunity to get experience studying something that I will have a career in in the future.
Without the extra push from W&J, I would not have prioritized an internship as highly as I did. This allowed me to step outside my comfort zone and have great experience. I know I’m working toward what I want to do.
The most surreal part of this experience is that down the road, some of the research I have done could possibly lead to treatments for people that are affected by these bacteria, which is mainly people with cystic fibrosis.
Dr. Kuo was adamant that being a well-rounded individual with experience in many fields and the ability to problem solve would be critical for our future. She was right.
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