Many students take part in graduate assistantships and internships while enrolled in HGSE. All incoming students will have access to HIRED, an online Symplicity application to which students can upload resumes (and other employment-related documents) and to which employers post both internships and permanent positions with their organizations … some are also federal work-study eligible. … More Finding Internships as an HGSE Student
The following is a day-in-the-life recap of my life from Thursday, March 7, 2013. Please note that I do not live a particularly exciting life; this a pretty typical Thursday, but hopefully you can get a sense of a graduate student’s schedule here at HGSE. As you can probably tell from my schedule, I’m in … More A Day in the Life
Before coming to HGSE, I was finishing up law school in Virginia and then studying to take the Massachusetts bar (but studying in Virginia). It did not leave much time to go apartment hunting in the Boston area, and the Southern part of me rebelled at the notion of having to pay a broker a … More Apartment Hunting Made Easy with HU Housing
Having grown up in the South, any accumulation of snow meant that schools closed down. In the very rare event of a blizzard, school would be out for at least a week, often longer. While they admittedly take blizzards seriously up here in Boston, the response of state and local officials (as well as Harvard … More Let It Snow (a Lot)!
Back at my undergraduate institutions and in law school, “course shopping” period was synonymous with “add/drop” period … the set of days at the start of an academic term in which students scurried about to figure out what classes they were taking. When I first arrived at HGSE, it was a bit of an adjustment … More Course Shopping and Enrollment at HGSE
For those of us not taking a J-Term course, winter break is a great opportunity to get caught up on the non-HGSE and non-internship elements of our lives. It’s a chance to catch up with family and old friends and also provides some time to take care of more mundane housekeeping tasks. I went back … More Winter Break: Beyond J-Term Courses
With the fall semester drawing to a close, one of the great things I’ve discovered about Cambridge and the greater Boston area is the plethora of volunteer opportunities available to HGSE students at local schools and non-profit organizations. And while there are many involving education and learning, there are also other great possibilities outside the … More Volunteer Opportunities in the Community