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Research and Impact
We are a diverse community of problem solvers, committed to moving bold ideas to action.
In the midst of a global pandemic, graduate students in the McCourt School’s “Philanthropy, Power and Impact” class learned real-time how critical grantmaking is to harnessing collective action and creating…
In a step toward a more sustainable, zero-carbon future, McCourt School assistant professor Raphael Calel and UC Santa Barbara assistant professor Paasha Mahdavi propose two ideas that would encourage companies…
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“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.