The long summer stretch between academic semesters presents a lot of opportunities.
A summer job can be a great way to make some extra money while all that new knowledge settles in your mind. An internship or externship could teach you some new skills and broaden your professional network. Check with your major department or the Cohen Career Center to find a good fit for your goals.
Some students value the change of pace offered by our academic summer sessions directed from the main campus and from Washington, D.C. In summer 2020, the courses are offered either entirely online or as a blend of methods delivered through remote learning. As part of the university's Path Forward, an expanded summer semester 2021 will include courses not offered during fall or spring, complementing and expanding current programs and providing unique programs, such as the new Jump Start Data Science Program and the .
International study arranged by the Reves Center offers William & Mary course credits through programs taught by W&M and international faculty. Study abroad is an excellent way to improve language skills and gain insight into other cultural patterns and ways of understanding the world. In 2020 they have been exploring new opportunities for students to meet course requirements and engage in international-related learning this summer and beyond.