Take Advantage of all the Marxe School Has to Offer
Often it’s the time spent outside of the classroom that can add the most value to your university experience. That’s why the Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs offers numerous opportunities to gain work experience, study abroad, and network with classmates here in New York City and beyond. Want be a graduate assistant, study abroad, or join a student organization? Explore these and many other ways to complement your education.
Are you interested in building valuable research skills and collaborating on key projects with Marxe faculty while helping to finance your education? The School offers full-time graduate students the opportunity to apply for Graduate Research Assistantships lasting for one full academic year.
Part-time assistantships consist of 18 hours per week at $18 per hour, allowing you to earn approximately $12,000 for the academic year, plus certain benefits.
If interested in applying, please complete the Graduate Assistantship section of the graduate study application.
The best public affairs learning experiences can often be found beyond our borders. To this end, the Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs offers exciting exploration opportunities through Study Abroad programs in Asia, Europe, and Central and South America. These immersive experiences can impart lessons on other cultures’ approaches to policy issues. This not only develops a global perspective on policy, but also helps apply it to issues at the state and local levels.
To learn more about study abroad opporunities, visit the Office of Global Initiatives
To learn more about college-wide study abroad opportunities, visit the Study Abroad Office
Several scholarships and full fellowships are open to current graduate and undergraduate students. Each award has distinct criteria to determine recipients, such as the type of degree pursued, subjects studied, grade point average (GPA), credits completed, and career goals. Applicants are ranked based on the criteria for each scholarship. Merit-based scholarships are based on the highest GPA and best essay.
Fellowships offer incredible opportunities to expand horizons, broaden knowledge, and increase value as a future employee or degree candidate.
Available Scholarships and Fellowships
For more information, plus application guidance and assistance visit the Baruch College Fellowships & Scholarships blog
All students are offered the opportunity to apply to nationally recognized professional organizations or to earn professional certifications. Each year, students are also encouraged to apply for funding to attend professional public policy and educational research conferences. Attending these conferences allows for networking with peers and faculty from other universities globally, and first-hand immersion in key public policy issues and research themes.
Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to obtain public service experience by interning in government or the nonprofit sector. Students are eligible to earn academic credit for internships while developing employable skills and aptitudes.
The college experience shouldn’t be limited to classes and homework; join one of the Marxe School’s many student organizations and learn how to network, build leadership skills, and form relationships that can last a lifetime.
Each of our student clubs has its own Facebook page. We encourage you to “like” the page, and use it to sign up, engage, and maintain connections with other members.