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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 student assistants at the center. Explore our student opportunities and resources below.

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Doyle Global Dialogue students write reflections and create social media content on their interreligious and intercultural experiences abroad, and they provide feedback on the reflections of their colleagues around the world.

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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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As part of a collaboration with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting the Berkley Center selects one Georgetown student annually to receive a reporting fellowship. Projects investigate the religious dimension of an international issue, illuminating what is overlooked, untold, or misunderstood.

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Amber Liao

The Doyle Global Dialogue is a wonderful initiative—I found my abroad experiences more meaningful through guided discussions and sought camaraderie with fellow cohort members. I am so grateful for the community support given throughout the process.

Amber Liao

Alero Oyinlola

I became a student assistant as a freshman; my skills and experience were quite limited. In the past two years, serving as a student assistant has allowed me to develop skills in project management, including: research, outreach, and stakeholder engagement. Further, the center’s staff and fellows have provided me with opportunities for professional development and growth. This summer, I will be interning at Facebook and I am convinced that securing the internship is largely attributable to skills acquired at the Berkley Center.

Alero Oyinlola

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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

Adam Barton

It is hard to emphasize enough how much the experience impacted me. I came into Georgetown not knowing that I cared about research, yet ESJ helped me discover this passion for research to effect social change.

Adam Barton

Mackenzie Price

After the ESJ Project, I am very excited to write my sociology thesis. As taxing as interviews can be, I am excited to do my thesis because I know how to write a research paper. I know that I can do it.

Mackenzie Price

Student Programs Annual Report 2019-2020

Our approach to student programs at the Berkley Center is grounded in the Jesuit value of caring for the whole person, a central tenet of the Georgetown University education. This report highlights Berkley Center student programs during the 2019-2020 academic year.

Explore highlights from our student programs