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Graduate Student Affiliation

CES Graduate Student Affiliates: Max Goplerud, ​Briitta van Staalduinen, Brandon Bloch, Yukako Otori & James McSpadden

Harvard and MIT graduate students in the Social Sciences with an interest and research area focus in Europe may apply to be graduate student affiliates of CES. Graduate students are a vital part of the CES community and they are eligible to apply from their first year of graduate school.

Benefits of Affiliation

Graduate student affiliates enjoy the following benefits:

  • Participation in the CES Dissertation Workshop to receive feedback from faculty and peers.
  • Opportunity to sit on the CES Steering Committee and participate in the Center's governance.
  • Preferential access to invite-only CES events and off-the-record discussions.
  • Eligibility to request desk space at the Center for up to four semesters.

Interested in applying for Graduate Student Affiliation? Thinking ahead? Applications for the 2019-2020 academic year are due on Friday, March 8, 2019.

How to Apply

Noam Gidron, CES Graduate Student Affiliate, Graduated Spring 2016

CES welcomes all first year graduate students to apply for affiliation. Interested candidates should submit the following materials:

  • Current curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Cover letter requesting affiliation and describing your current research
  • One letter of recommendation

Danilo Mandić, CES Local Affiliate; Colleen Driscoll, CES Graduate Student Affiliate; Jonathan Mijs, CES Graduate Student Affiliate, Graduated Spring 2017