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Students

The Berkley Center offers a number of ways for students to get involved, including participating in fellowship programs; doing service work, taking courses, and conducting research through the Doyle Engaging Difference Program; and working as research assistants at the center. Explore our student opportunities and resources below.

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A collaboration with the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service, the Education and Social Justice Project provides summer research fellowships to travel abroad for in-depth examinations of innovative initiatives, particularly within Jesuit secondary and post-secondary institutions.

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The Junior Year Abroad Network (JYAN) connects Georgetown students spending a semester or more at other universities around the world.

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The Berkley Center and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting jointly offer a student fellowship and other initiatives that support journalism that investigates or illuminates the religious dimension of an international issue, bringing to light what is often overlooked, untold, or misunderstood.

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The Religion, Ethics, and World Affairs (REWA) program offers a minor for Georgetown undergraduate students in the Walsh School of Foreign Service and Georgetown College, administered through the Berkley Center.
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"The Pulitzer fellowship is something I'm going to look back on as one of the most formative experiences of my life. It's motivated me to amplify voices that have gone unheard, whether in a future career in journalism or through nonprofit work."

Julia Friedmann

Junior Year Abroad Network Spring 2020

The Junior Year Abroad Network (JYAN) provides an opportunity for students to reflect on their experiences and observations about religion, culture, politics, and society in their host countries through guided engagement and social media storytelling. Applications for the spring 2020 semester are competitive and will be accepted on a rolling basis through Wednesday, November 27, 2019.

Learn more about JYAN

Pulitzer Center International Reporting Fellowship 2020

The Berkley Center and Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting announce a call for applications for summer 2020 fellowships. All full-time Georgetown undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply. Applications will be accepted until February 15, 2020.

An information session will be held December 4, 2019 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Maguire 304.

Learn more about the Pulitzer Center fellowship