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 2014: Seattle
You know Seattle is the caffeine capital of the world, but did you know the Emerald City is the eighth largest port in the U.S. in terms of container capacity? Seattle is also a hotbed of eco-friendly business, committed to being the first climate-neutral city in North America, and is a leader in independent startups, technology, health, and artisanal producers. In addition, Seattle is the home for corporate headquarters for companies such as Starbucks, Amazon, Nordstrom, Seattle’s Best Coffee, and more. Join us as we explore the innovation and expertise of business in Seattle through a series of corporate site visits and cultural activities.
The program fee for Road Scholars Seattle will be $2,275. This includes the non-refundable $300 deposit due immediately after registration to secure your spot. Students who register by December 6 will receive a $50 discount. Final payment is due and non-refundable after January 14.
Your program fee includes:
- Airfare from Washington, D.C. to Seattle, WA and airport transfers in Seattle
- 8 corporate site visits in Seattle, including guided transportation to and from each company
- Corporate site visits will include a variety of industries and interests and give students a broad look at business in Seattle
- 6 nights at Hotel Five
- 6 Breakfasts (including drinks and gratuity)
- 5 lunches (including drinks and gratuities)
- Alumni Dinner (including drinks and gratuity)
- Welcome Dinner (including drinks and gratuity)
- Savor Seattle Tour and Admission to Seattle Aquarium
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Registration for the Seattle trip will be filled on a first-registered, first-deposited basis. In other words, your registration is not complete until your $300 non-refundable deposit is received in KSB 106. Once your registration is received, you will receive a payment form via email from email@example.com.
Please contact Allison Holcomb, Director of Programming and Student Activities, at (202) 885-1530 with questions or email firstname.lastname@example.org.