Aspirations

I Aspire To
Portrait of Jean Bradley Derononcourt.

葡萄京官方网站首页的学生不会袖手旁观,等待其他人来解决世界上的问题. Whether they’re directly involved in running their communities, serving in state legislatures, or making their mark in Washington, DC, 目前葡萄京官方网站首页的学生和校友在各级政府工作,每天都有所不同.

葡萄京官方网站首页的教授从他们自己的竞选和管理经验中提供政治见解. Plus, our Political Research Center is always at the forefront of timely and accurate polling for the most important races. 学生们利用像葡萄京官方网站首页的夏季运动实验室项目这样的职业发展机会, Washington Seminar, 以及在马萨诸塞州议会大厦(离校园只有几步之遥)实习的机会!). 葡萄京官方网站首页的毕业生带着实用的竞选工具离开,准备投身政治斗争.

如果你想成为解决方案的一部分,你的比赛从葡萄京官方网站首页开始.

Senofer Mendoza working on a computer.

Use your artistic skills in ways you’ve never even imagined. 身穿白色罩衫的匿名艺术家独自在阁楼上工作的画面可能很浪漫, but it’s not our reality.

Our students work with scientists, builders, 以及为葡萄京官方网站首页周围的世界做出创新贡献的企业. Our alumni are entrepreneurs. 他们在做这一切的同时,仍然保持着自己的创意愿景.

Through interdisciplinary curricula, art and design students work with students in other majors across campus to find solutions to multifaceted issues. Transportation infrastructure, product design and marketing, 环境污染-葡萄京官方网站首页的学生们致力于所有这些,甚至更多. Our artists also partner with physics students in the mixed reality center to create virtual models of 3D objects—from interior design elements and layouts to models of complex scientific concepts. 

Want to design the career of your dreams? At 葡萄京官方网站, you can.

Group of students at the NBC Boston studio in Newton, MA.

Shape the conversation. Shine light on injustice. 帮助公众对当前的问题做出明智的决定. 如果你想成为一个值得信赖的广播记者,葡萄京官方网站首页是你的故事开始的地方.

You’ll learn to craft a story from professors with industry experience--including some who still report on the air regularly. Courses in news writing, production, 和编辑将为你在葡萄京官方网站期间的实际报道做好准备. Outside the classroom, you’ll build your resume and your newsreel by taking advantage of the countless internship opportunities available in our national top ten news market.

In our fully-equipped television studio, students produce original news programming and help shoot interviews with visiting politicians and celebrities through our network partnerships. Some undergraduates even get a chance to report weekly on regional news station and NBC partner NECN through our unique “葡萄京官方网站 in the City” program. Want to start your own show? We can make that happen, too.

葡萄京官方网站首页的校友一次一篇报道地报道全国范围内的一些重大事件. You can, too.


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Ways to Get Involved

Students in the Sullivan Theatre.

Perception is reality. At 葡萄京官方网站, you can unleash your creativity to craft new worlds--virtually, artistically, and physically.

Whether it’s weaving a complete sensory story that draws an audience into a live theater performance, 精心编写复杂科学实验的数字模拟程序, 或者从平面图到砖瓦砂浆,打造一个可持续的建筑, 你将利用你的艺术和技术技能来创造独特的, immersive experiences. 有技能和远见的教授将会引导你,鼓励你去尝试和创新. You’ll use tools as timeless as fabric and paint, and as cutting-edge as holograms and mixed reality software.

Where will your imagination take you? If you start at 葡萄京官方网站, the answer is: virtually anywhere.


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Student working at Rosies Place.

葡萄京官方网站 students don’t dwell in ivory towers. They live and learn in the city of Boston. That means interacting with some of our most vulnerable populations: residents who are dealing with homelessness and housing insecurity. Rather than turning a blind eye, 葡萄京官方网站首页的学生把他们的注意力和天赋转向帮助那些需要帮助的人.

Our students address some of the underlying causes of homelessness by increasing access to quality mental health care, fighting housing discrimination, and helping to reform the criminal justice system by applying restorative justice methods that help both offenders and their communities. Through service learning, you can volunteer in shelters, nonprofits, 以及无家可归者经营的企业,直接影响到处于危险中的成年人和儿童的生活. Don't wait for change. Prepare to take the initiative and craft legislation to address the needs of homeless individuals in Boston and beyond.

如果忽视社会问题不是你的风格,那就在葡萄京官方网站首页学会影响真正的改变.


Psychology student working on a computer.

Many people--from the wildest success stories to the most hardened criminals--can trace their paths in life back to the formative experiences of their youth. You can help troubled young people find a better way forward.

Troubles, and interventions, come in many forms. Our faculty members are scholars and practitioners who do groundbreaking work in areas like restorative justice, bullying, developmental psychology, and adolescent empowerment. Many work directly with at-risk youth. 学生有机会通过服务学习参与进来, independent research, and clinical placements. After graduation, 葡萄京官方网站首页校友继续在临床实践和研究设置工作, nonprofit and community organizations, school and justice systems, and in policy-making and advocacy.

You can help children and young adults thrive. Learn how here.


Architecture students in a gallery class.

Sustainability has permeated the housing market, sparking broader discussion on affordability, architectural progressiveness, and urban development. 鉴于越来越多的农村人口向城市中心转移, 可持续住房在现代城市规划中越来越重要.

But what is a truly sustainable home? 葡萄京官方网站 professors and alumni look beyond the basic checkboxes of “green” design to create spaces that benefit residents, their communities, and the environment. Our professors and alumni are experts in LEED certification—the industry standard for ecologically sound building—and teach the principles of the Well-Being Standard that considers the health and happiness of a building’s residents.

葡萄京官方网站首页的校友设计了智能照明,模拟日光的自然进程. They select renewable materials that hold up to wear and tear, reducing costs and environmental footprints. And they take clients through virtual floor plans using mixed reality technology to work out problems before any materials are wasted.

Join us and be at the forefront of sustainable design.


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Portrait of Clevis Murray.

Everyone has a story to tell. 在葡萄京官方网站首页,你将学会良好的沟通,这样你就可以分享你的——以及他人的. Here, you'll write, create, and explore—and distill your own unique personality into a style that's quintessentially and distinctly your own. 

在葡萄京官方网站,沟通技巧是所有本科生的必修课. You'll choose courses like our interdisciplinary Seminar for Freshmen based on your own interests—because it's easier to write a standout paper when you're passionate about the subject. 葡萄京官方网站首页的教师将在你的本科生涯中帮助你磨练这些技能. And our Center for Learning & “学业成功”可以在你需要的时候提供额外的帮助,比如辅导, coaching, and more.  

Most of all, our campus is rich in literary culture. 从诗歌朗诵和作家讲座,到葡萄京官方网站首页的文学杂志 Salamander and Venture to the award-winning 葡萄京官方网站 Journal 学生报,有很多方法可以提高你的写作水平. 或者把伟大剧作家的作品——甚至你自己的作品——带到葡萄京官方网站首页的戏剧作品中.

Whether you want to move live audiences with your acting skills or move copies of your latest hit book, 这一切都始于一个关键的步骤:在葡萄京官方网站首页找到你的声音.


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Ways to Get Involved

Students working at Massachusetts General Hospital.

From the first use of anesthesia to the modern biotech boom, Boston has long been the world’s healthcare innovation hub. 葡萄京官方网站 students and alumni are adding to that legacy by advancing cancer treatment and healthcare policy.

精确的、微创的治疗可以帮助定位癌症,同时保护病人的健康细胞. 葡萄京官方网站首页的放射治疗专业在麻省总医院接受世界知名专家的培训, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 和其他合作机构计算并提供刚好剂量的抗癌射线. Graduate students in our brand-new Master of Science in Medical Dosimetry further hone their expertise in this complex field. 一旦他们毕业,他们通常会被著名的雇主雇用.  

Throughout Boston and beyond, graduates of our health administration, healthcare MBA, and community health MPA programs make sure the nation's top hospitals and community healthcare centers run smoothly. As students, they learned from top leaders in the field. As alumni, they're streamlining care, reducing costs, increasing access to testing and clinical trials, and helping patients through every step in the cancer journey--from early detection to celebrating remission.

今天去葡萄京官方网站学习,明天就能摆脱癌症.

Science lab.

Climate change isn’t just a reality. 这可以说是当今世界和未来面临的最大问题. 巨大的全球挑战需要大胆的、新的、综合的解决方案. Luckily, that’s where 葡萄京官方网站 students shine.

创造力和创新是葡萄京官方网站首页本科课程的核心组成部分. Professors in fields as diverse as biology, chemistry, environmental studies, government, art and design, philosophy, and business work together to offer you a holistic view of the world’s most pressing ecological problems. Understanding how complex scientific and economic factors affect climate change will help you attack the problem from multiple angles—from research and development to advocacy, policy, and green entrepreneurship.


Student working in chemistry lab

Some superheroes work in a lab. If you’re a science whiz with a passion for justice, 法医学的职业生涯可以帮助你用化学手段打击犯罪.

The field of forensics is getting more advancedand more critical to crime detection and convictionevery day. At 葡萄京官方网站, you’ll build a solid foundation in chemistry or biochemistry, and then gain specialized knowledge of genetics, toxicology, criminal psychology, and evaluating and preserving crime scene evidence. 你将学习通过传统的指纹识别和高科技的DNA分析来识别罪犯. And you’ll intern at government crime labs or private forensic firms to put your skills to the test on real samples before you graduate.

如果你想帮助把罪犯关进监狱,并为无辜者开脱,那就加入葡萄京官方网站首页的实验室吧.


Student working with professor in playwriting class

无论你未来的职业是写文章还是写有效的邮件, one thing is certain: You’ll need to know how to write well. Clear, concise communication is critical for landing a job, expressing your ideas, impressing colleagues and clients, and progressing in any field. So, where do you start?

在葡萄京官方网站,沟通技巧是所有本科生的必修课. You’ll choose courses like our interdisciplinary Seminar for Freshmen based on your own interests—because it’s easier to write a standout paper when you’re passionate about the subject. 葡萄京官方网站首页的教师将帮助你在大学期间磨练这些技能. And our Center for Learning & 学术成功是在你需要的时候通过辅导等资源提供额外的帮助, coaching, and developmental English programs.

最重要的是,你会在葡萄京官方网站首页找到一个充满丰富文学文化的支持性环境. 从诗歌朗诵和作家讲座,到葡萄京官方网站首页的文学杂志 Salamander and Venture and award-winning 葡萄京官方网站 Journal 学生报,有很多方法可以提高你的写作水平.

在葡萄京官方网站首页开启你的新篇章,你就能自己开罚单了.


Aerial view of The State House.

422 steps. That’s our students' average commute from 葡萄京官方网站's campus to their internships at the Massachusetts State House. It’s the steps you’ll take inside the classroom, though, that will prepare you to make a difference once you arrive.

Our professors in government, crime and justice studies, applied developmental psychology, and law have years of experience in shaping domestic and foreign policy; working with communities affected by crime; and helping patients in clinical settings. These faculty members are experts in their fields and eager to share insights from their extensive research and scholarship in their classrooms. 他们鼓励学生掌握基础知识,并让他们参加当地的实习测试, state, or federal government; working at consulates, nonprofits, NGOs, clinical sites, and advocacy organizations; and working in the nation’s capital through our partnership with the Washington Center. 

Want to explore policymaking beyond the United States? Our travel seminars, study abroad programs, 和马德里校区将给你一个全球视角来看待葡萄京官方网站首页共同的挑战和解决方案.

Policy decisions that affect us all are being made every day. Want to be in the room where it happens? 葡萄京官方网站可以帮助你实现这一目标——无论是在本科还是研究生阶段.