The Catholic University of America

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Diverse Opportunities

The University’s Washington, D.C., location provides many opportunities for internships across a wide spectrum of fields and organizations. Internships can be obtained at private and public organizations, including congressional offices.

Education abroad opportunities are available through shortterm, semester, and yearlong programs through CUA’s schools.

Students have numerous opportunities to participate in athletic, recreational, and fitness programs at CUA. Catholic University’s Cardinals compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III’s Landmark Conference and, in football, the division’s Old Dominion Athletic Conference. The University fields 21 varsity intercollegiate teams. For women they are basketball, cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor and outdoor), and volleyball. For men they are baseball, basketball, cross country, football, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, and track and field (indoor and outdoor). The Department of Athletics, in conjunction with the Office of Campus Activities, offers an array of recreational club sports. The Department of Athletics also oversees a comprehensive intramural program and a state-of-the-art student fitness center.