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Spend the day at the SEC.

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission, will be our host for the day. Adjacent to Union Station, its central location in Washington, DC and historic impact serves as the perfect backdrop to reinforce the mission of recruiting the best and brightest young talent.

Founded in 1934 as part of the Securities Exchange Act, the mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.  Though it is the primary overseer and regulator of the U.S. securities markets, the SEC works closely with many other institutions, including Congress, other federal departments and agencies, the self-regulatory organizations (e.g. the stock exchanges), state securities regulators, and various private sector organizations. Though it is the primary overseer and regulator of the U.S. securities markets, the SEC works closely with many other institutions, including Congress, other federal departments and agencies, the self-regulatory organizations (e.g. the stock exchanges), state securities regulators, and various private sector organizations.

 

 

 

Tour historic Union Station.

Tour historic Union Station.

Union Station in Washington, DC is the nation's second busiest Amtrak station, serving over 5 million intercity rail passengers a year. The station, designed by architect Daniel Burnham, opened with the arrival of a B&O Railroad passenger train from Pittsburgh on October 27, 1907. The station also serves MARC, VRE and Metro trains, several local and intercity bus lines and the DC Streetcar. There are also facilities to rent cars and bicycles.

Our friends at Amtrak have graciously arranged for College Recruiting Bootcamp participants to tour historic Union Station. Tours are not available to the public but Bootcamp participants will have the unique opportunity to participate in private tours of one of the nation's most revered and beautifully designed buildings.

Today, Union Station, Amtrak's headquarters, is again one of Washington's busiest and best-known places, visited by 37 million people each year and has many shops, cafes, and restaurants.

Passenger services include Amtrak’s high-speed Acela ExpressNortheast Regional, and several of Amtrak's long-distance sleeper trains; the MARC and VRE commuter railways, linking Washington to Maryland and West Virginia (MARC) and Virginia (VRE); and the Washington Metro Red Line. From Union Station, Amtrak also operates long-distance service to the Southeast and Midwest; popular destinations include ChicagoAtlantaNew Orleans, and Miami, as well as many other intermediate stops.

Tours are limited, and once registered, all participants will receive information on tour sign-ups.