CAPS Info Session Sept. 21
CAPS in Beijing: Growing Brighter Each SemesterCAPS Director Allen Carlson's most recent trip to evaluate our program at Beida (Peking University)
When a Mango is So Much More: Reflections on the CAPS Class of ’17"If President Trump can fundamentally change his mind about the Sino–North Korean relationship after ten minutes with Xi Jinping, think of how much he can learn from a CAPS student!" Remarks by Andrew Mertha, Professor of Government and former CAPS Director, at CAPS 2017 Commencement Ceremony.
Pick a Destination
Off-campus Learning: Beijing and Washington, D.C.
The CAPS major gives students experience both on and off campus, including one required semester in Beijing and one optional semester with Cornell in Washington, during which students participate in internships and cultural immersion. This unique and ambitious program offers CAPS majors unprecedented pre-professional training mapped onto a solid Cornell liberal-arts education.
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The opportunities to study in D.C. and Beijing were the cherry on top of my overall experience with CAPS.
— Melina Zhou '15, Latham & Watkins LLP
Career opportunities with CAPS
With four years of intensive Chinese language training, internships in Beijing, and the option to complete additional internships in Washington, D.C., Cornell graduates with a major in CAPS are well suited for entry- or higher-level positions in consulting, journalism, law firms, businesses, financial services, NGOs, diplomacy, and other government and public service agencies. An undergraduate CAPS degree also readily prepares one for graduate studies in law, business, and other disciplines with a focus on China.
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