The Honors Program makes full use of the opportunities offered by the universitys location in the nations capital. These opportunities include collaboration, internships, and research in an array of areas: the sciences, arts, film and media, communication, technology, and service, as well as politics and international service. 90% of graduating students in the University have held internships. The Honors Program works closely with the Study Abroad Office, which sends more than 70% of AU students abroad and inspires a substantial number of Honors capstone projects. The Honors Office also works closely with the Office of Merit Awards, which has been named a top producer of Fulbright, Truman, and Boren Scholars. AU Honors features its own alumni mentoring program that draws on more than 50 years of Honors alumni, as well as a Study/Travel program that draws on faculty networks across the globe. Cake days, Honors Tea Talks, the Take Your Professor to Lunch program, and the Student Honors Board provide numerous opportunities for students to build community within the program, across the university, and throughout the city.