DC as a Tech Hub
The DC area is a growing tech hub and our students will be in the perfect location to apply for jobs in gaming, tech firms, and the federal government. As a student in our program, you will have access to a wealth of educational resources that go beyond AU’s campus, from area museums to nationally recognized newspapers and magazines that are invested in looking closely at the connection between the humanities and technology.
Even before Amazon opens its HQ2 in Arlington, the Washington DC area has a higher than average ratio of unfilled tech jobs to qualified workers. The area is home to many federal research and development initiatives. Washington is among the top cities for digital inclusivity with women comprising more than 30% of local the tech workforce. Bethesda Softworks is a major game studio in the Maryland suburbs. Tech firms such as Deloitte and AIR and learning platforms such as Everfi and LearnZillion need researchers and individuals who can analyze a wide breadth of information to provide consultant solutions.