Current Students

American Studies students are leaders on campus, heavily involved with student life, and organizations at Georgetown, such as The Hoya, The Voice, The Corp, WTGB Georgetown Radio, Blue and Gray Tour Guide Society, GUGS, Philodemic, Mask and Bauble, Rangila, Prison Outreach Program, and GAAP. American Studies students also work in a wide array of off campus jobs and internships, at the Newseum, Christie’s Auction House, The New York Times, the Smithsonian, WDCB Chicago Public Radio, OddLot Production Company, the Wendy Davis for Governor Campaign, and the Kennedy Center. American Studies students have also worked with a number of elected officials: Senator Thomas Carper (D-DE), Rep. John Carney (D-DE), Rep. Jose E. Serrano (D-NY), Rep. Rick Berg (R-ND), Rep. Tim Griffin (R-AK), Rep. Illeana Ros-Lehiten (R-FL), Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL). 

See what current students are up to on Instagram @georgetown_amstagramand Twitter @GeorgetownAMST.

American Studies students also often combine their American Studies major with other courses of study for a double major, common majors for this are Government, Economics and Psychology. Additionally, many American Studies students add a complimentary minor to their American Studies experience, these include (but are not limited to): 

Art History 
Business Administration 
Computer Science 
Film and Media 
Performing Arts 
Program for Jewish Civilization 
Women’s and Gender Studies 

American Studies students are also able to include study aboard in their American Studies Curriculum, and are able to do coursework in a wide array of study aboard settings, some recent study aboard experiences have included: 

Amman, Jordan 
Barcelona, Spain 
Cophenhagan, Denmark 
Doha, Qatar
Dublin, Ireland
Edinburgh, Scotland 
Fiesole, Italy 
Florence, Italy 
Oxford, UK 
Rome, Italy
Strasbourg, France
Sussex, UK
Tours, France

If you  have questions about double majoring, minoring, or study aboard in American Studies, please email us.