Beyond the Gates


Every Wednesday, Summer in the City students spend part of the day visiting professional organizations or attend on-campus seminars. These sessions introduce you to different fields and the education or professional training they require.

In past summers, students have met professionals from organizations such as:

  • The New York Philharmonic
  • Sotheby's Auction House
  • Brooklyn District Attorney's Office
  • The American Civil Liberties Union
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • Film centers
  • Photo studios
  • CNN, MTV, and NBC
  • Barnard Psychology Lab
  • City Year
  • Cochran Firm
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Beacon Hotel
  • CIA Buckley, Dune Capital
  • And Many More!


Every Wednesday, interactive workshops are offered with staff members of the Barnard Office of Admissions or the Barnard Office of Career Development to help you jumpstart your college search and enhance your college application.