At WashU, the learning extends far beyond the campus’ stone
buildings. The knowledge and resources of this city are yours for the
taking. You can do anything from tutoring young students at
underprivileged schools to conducting research at the School of Medicine, from learning history
at our museums to learning about human interaction as you help
strengthen a community, from finding an internship with a Fortune 500
company to starting your own small business.
St. Louis is a great place to find your first summer internship or
other work experience. Not only has the city been deemed the
fastest-growing city for technology jobs, but the network for every
profession is expansive. Plus, St. Louis offers a vibrant startup scene. Entrepreneurs will find
collaborators, supporters, and a plethora of resources at their
Offering time and talent
When you move to St. Louis, we embrace you as one of our own. St.
Louisans are also well known for embracing our community through
philanthropy and service work. We build houses, tutor young students,
pack food boxes, plant gardens…the list goes on and on. WashU offers a
number of resources when it comes to involvement within the community.
The Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement is an
excellent resource for students, as it helps to foster student learning,
engagement, and leadership in civic life.