About Washington, D.C.


Living in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area

Located in our nation’s capital, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital offers the opportunity for an exciting lifestyle to complement a rewarding career.

The Washington Metropolitan area, of which the District is a part, has a population of 5.8 million, the seventh-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. The area includes all of the Federal District and parts of Maryland and Northern Virginia. Commuters from the surrounding suburbs raise the city's population to more than one million during the work week.

Washington D.C. attracts people from all over the world. There are so many benefits to living in and around our nation’s capital – from the historical attractions to a rich cultural scene, there are an endless supply of activities for you and your family. The area offers a wealth of things to do outdoors, while surrounded by beautiful scenery, both in the District and in nearby regions. The city is known for its political landmarks, delicious and diverse restaurants, a buzzing nightlife atmosphere and entertaining professional sports for all to enjoy. Washington is also home to several acclaimed higher education institutions, as well as many public and private school options throughout the area.

Opportunities are endless in Washington, D.C. and there is truly something here for everyone. Explore your interests below!

Washington, DC metro area - careers page map

The Metropolitan Area

History, Arts, Music and Culture

Outdoor Activities and Scenery

Restaurants and Nightlife

Guide by neighborhood

  • Georgetown 
  • Woodley Park/Cleveland Park
  • Dupont Circle
  • Logan Circle 
  • Adams Morgan
  • U Street/Shaw 
  • Penn Quarter/Chinatown 
  • Capitol Hill/Barracks Row 
  • Capitol Riverfront/Navy Yard 

Washington Sports Teams

D.C. Universities

D.C. Schools

Learn more about public schools in the area at Public School Review.