Michael Zak '75 Meets with CAPS StudentsRead about CAPS students and faculty meeting the Cornell alum who made the program possible.
CAPS Beijing Semester Spring 2019 - Information Session
CAPS Lecture with Richard Bush April 19 "One Self-Inflicted Wound After Another: Donald Trump and East Asia?"Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., Co-Director, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, Chen-Fu and Cecilia Yen Koo Chair in Taiwan Studies
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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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“CAPS is truly a one-of-a-kind major. With the intellectual foundation, language skills, and experiential learning that CAPS provides, you don't just study U.S.-China relations, you live them.”
— Cole DeVoy '17
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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