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[Video] Window on Oaxaca

In January of each year, SIT Graduate Institute offers optional field courses in different locations around the world. These intensive field courses provide students with experiential learning opportunities in the US and abroad through interaction with practitioners in the field, organization and project site visits, and professional networking. This year, in addition to courses in […]

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Field course provides new perspectives on development in the Caribbean

by Liz Purdy, current SIT student in the Master of Arts in Sustainable Development program. When I visited SIT as a prospective student a year ago, one aspect of the school that stood out was that professors were extremely active in their chosen fields—they weren’t just publishing papers and teaching, they were running foundations, traveling, […]

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… And I found the path to light

Sadiqa Sultan participated in the CONTACT South Asia program held this past December in Kathmandu, Nepal. Below, she reflects on her experiences in the program and what they mean to her personally. By Sadiqa Sultan Who knew why I was destined to go to the land of Buddha. Now that I am back home, in […]

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Peace Corps: Before or After Grad School?

by Joan Perreault, SIT Admissions Officer  As an SIT admissions officer and returned Peace Corps volunteer (RPCV), I am often asked “Should I consider Peace Corps service before or after graduate school?” I polled a number of SIT students and alumni (both those who did Peace Corps before studying at SIT, and vice versa) for […]

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Going to School with Pakistani Friends

By Chintan Girish Modi, participant in the CONTACT South Asia program held this past December in Kathmandu, Nepal. A few days ago Sadiqa Sultan, my friend from Quetta in the Balochistan province of Pakistan, posted a status update on Facebook, saying, “Buses of Pilgrims attacked in Quetta, 2 killed and 31 injured. The headlines make […]

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