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Ashley McCulley

Ashley McCulley, a second year Master of Urban and Regional Policy Student, spent her summer working at the City of Boston Environment and Energy Office thanks to the Stone Fellowship, which is generously supported by Cathy and Jim Stone…
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Winthrop Roosevelt

Note: Winthrop Roosevelt graduated spring 2014. The Policy School is deeply committed to providing students with experiential learning opportunities whether locally in Boston, nationally or around the globe. Thanks to a number of generous donors, we’re able to award fellowships to deserving graduate students who want to apply the skills and knowledge they’ve gained from…
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Jason Desrosier

Jason, a second year student in the Master of Urban and Regional Policy program, spent the summer working on the Whittier Street Choice grant program for the Boston Housing Authority…
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LaTasha Smith

“I interned with a nonprofit organization that I found on Idealist.org called FUELeducation, and I was later hired full time as the manager of communications. I worked closely with the organization’s program and development department to build awareness toward their work in and around college education reform and financial literacy.”..
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Steven Donovan

Stephen Donovan, a first year Master of Urban and Regional Policy student, was awarded the Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership’s (MBHP) second annual Lowell Richards Fellowship. According to MBHP, the fellowship is designed to encourage young leaders to pursue a career in public service, specifically in urban development and issues related to affordable housing…
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Noah Hodgetts

I’ll also be developing a methodology using GIS for the identification of underutilized warehouses throughout Somerville with specific attention given to properties within the Green Line corridor that could be good sites for future SCC affordable housing development…
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Dan Burgess

Dan Burgess stepped outside of his office at the State Capitol Building to talk about his experiences studying at the School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs and how his studies apply to his work as the former Legislative Director of Energy at the Massachusetts State Office of Environment & Energy. Dan is currently the Deputy Commissioner at the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources…
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Po-Yu Yuen

“The MURP program exposes students to a broad range of urban issues: transportation, environment and energy, economic development, housing, etc. It provides a great degree of flexibility that allows students to develop a program that caters to their academic and professional goals.”..
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Abadur Rahman

MURP student Abadur Rahman discusses the various internships, coursework and research interests he has been involved with and learned from while studying at the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs…
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Austin Faison

“Northeastern prepared me for my career in many ways. It afforded me the ability to work and attend school at the same time. The access to faculty was excellent and allowed me to tailor my degree to my own interests. It was a great experience.”..
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