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Affecting Positive Change
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Training the ethically-grounded leaders of tomorrow with cutting-edge skills to have a positive impact in the world.
Research and Impact
We are a diverse community of problem solvers, committed to moving bold ideas to action.
This semester’s GU Politics Fellows bring diverse perspectives and robust experience in politics, journalism, and public service. Play Youtube Video The Institute of Politics and Public Service at Georgetown’s McCourt…
Experts, practitioners, and journalists share insight on the transition process and what to expect as President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris prepare to take office. The presidential transition…
Meet Our Students
“McCourt is a school that is committed to providing students the necessary tools and skills to become impactful leaders in the public policy field.”
“As an international student, I knew I wanted to attend an institution with a global mindset and McCourt has not disappointed.”
“The opportunities for internships and network building … are limitless. I am so happy with my decision to study here.”
DC: The Center of the Policy World
McCourt’s location in our nation’s capital provides students with unprecedented access to the policy research, experts, conversations, and opportunities they crave to accelerate and deepen their professional impact.
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“I chose McCourt for the diverse and collaborative cohort, for the unbeatable networking opportunities in DC, and for its prestige.”
McCourt students are impatient changemakers who don’t want to wait until they graduate to have a positive impact. Many put their classroom learning to work through co-curricular and extracurricular programming– global residencies, spring break immersions, and policy labs– which provide valuable hands-on experience.