Increasing equitable access to internships

With more employers hiring college interns to fill full-time positions, colleges and organizations are working to ensure that students of all backgrounds can access internship opportunities and their lasting benefits.

New undergraduate initiative supports advancement of women in business

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has launched the Kosoy Women in Business program, offering professional development workshops, mentorship opportunities, and other programming for undergraduate students interested in advancing women’s workplace issues.

‘Tell me I can’t, and I’ll show you 10 ways that I can’

First-gen policy student Tony Parsons (MPM’24) discusses how his time with the National Urban Fellows Program at Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy has advanced his work as a passionate advocate for underrepresented and underserved populations.

‘Celebrating disability pride and dignity’

A recent gift from alumna Heather Fath (C’97) helps Georgetown University’s Disability Cultural Center meet the needs of disabled students, faculty, and staff, and celebrate the vibrancy, contributions, and diversity of disability culture.

Report: Invest in higher ed, career prep to open more equitable pathways to good rural jobs

Georgetown’s Center on Education and the Workforce finds that rural adults are just as likely as urban adults to have good jobs, many in blue-collar occupations that do not require a college degree. While that employment outlook may dampen enthusiasm for college, researchers caution that higher education is essential to creating economic opportunity.

A new home for the Office of Student Equity & Inclusion

Located on the lower level of New South, the new community space will serve as a hub for Georgetown centers that support students from historically underrepresented communities and promote a diverse and inclusive campus.