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Andrew Bryant

“Interning at NECHV gave me great insight into both nonprofit organizations and the politics of veterans’ affairs. It also taught me several lessons about public administration in general. As in any industry, the public administration field comes with its own set of unique challenges and hurdles. I was fortunate to experience and learn from many of these challenges this summer. This hands-on experience will allow me to excel both in the classroom and in my future professional endeavors.”..
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Antonio Vázquez Brust

“I really like how the program is connected to what is going on in Boston. We are just beginning it, and we’re going to have a live discussion with representatives from the city of Boston that deal with urban informatics. I’m loving it. I think it’s very hands-on.”..
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Leslie Stahl

When I moved to the Netherlands in August 2014, I was nervous about the program—especially since I don’t speak Dutch and I didn’t know anyone in the city. It was also difficult to leave my job and my friends in Boston for an entire semester. Fortunately, as soon as I arrived in Amsterdam, the staff,…
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Ruth Strande

“I also chose Northeastern because of their excellent reputation for real-world application. I felt like everything I learned could directly be applied to my ongoing work and will continue to be useful throughout my career.”..
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Sarah Stanton

Sarah Stanton, a Master of Public Administration program graduate, discusses her experience at Northeastern, describes the work she is currently doing for the City of Salem and offers advice for prospective and current students…
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George Durante

“I would place the program’s requirement that you continually engage in a variety of writing styles as one of the most important skills that I gained from the program. This is the reality of my current position. One day I may be writing a press release to distribute to local media outlets, and the next day I may be writing a grant proposal or a new program or policy for the city.”..
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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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