Mason, next door to the nation’s capital and the Virginia Technology Corridor, puts you in the middle of a hot job market, full of internship and career opportunities.
We're connected to local enterprise leaders through our faculty, business, and government contacts, and our programs are built to respond to current and future industry demands.
Major employers in the area include:
- CSC, Northrop-Grumman, Lockheed-Martin, Google, Amazon, SAIC, and CACI have offices near Mason’s campuses in Fairfax, Arlington, and Manassas.
- Government agencies in the D.C. metro region, including the CIA, the National Reconnaissance Office, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Defense, and the National Institutes of Health.
- Non-governmental organizations, including the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the World Bank, and the United Nations Foundation.
Easy Access to Cultural and Entertainment Options
Get to the nation’s capital by taking our free shuttles to the Metro.
Visit world-class museums, attend live theater performances and concerts, or become a fan of one of the local sports teams.
There are three major airports in the region: Dulles International, Ronald Reagan Washington National, and Baltimore Washington International, as well as access to trains at Union Station in Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, Virginia. You can also catch buses at Union Station.