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Road Scholars Program

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Hit the road with us for Spring Break!

Road Scholars is a spring break study tour that provides undergraduate students with a hands-on opportunity to experience business in the real world.

About Road Scholars

We are excited that you are considering Road Scholars as part of your experience in Kogod! We are confident that you will find this program valuable in both your pursuit of business education and future professional goals.

The Road Scholars program is an alternative spring break study tour that provides undergraduate students with an opportunity to experience business in the real world while earning academic credit (1 credit P/F is optional).

Past destinations have included San Francisco, Seattle, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, London, and most recently, Los Angeles, where students met with executives from top companies such as Coca-Cola, UPS, Lloyds, Mini Cooper, Starbucks, Nordstrom, American Apparel, Smashbox Cosmetics, Hilton, TV Guide, Delta Airlines, DisneyToon Studios, Chicago Board of Trade, U.S. Soccer Federation, Wells Fargo, Intel, Starbucks, Mattel, McDonald's, Microsoft, Texas Instruments, Dr. Pepper-Snapple Group, American Airlines, and Boeing.

Program participants also have the opportunity to network with AU alumni from the local region and visit local attractions.

Road Scholars 2015: Announcement Coming Soon

Check back periodically for updates on Road Scholars 2015!


Please contact Michelle Doyle, Associate Director of Undergraduate Programming and Student Activities, at (202) 885-1931 with questions or email mdoyle@american.edu.

Previous Destinations

Los Angeles, Spring 2012
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London, Spring 2011
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Dallas-Fort Worth, Spring 2010
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Seattle, Spring 2009
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Learning Objectives

Road Scholars supports the following learning objectives:

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