The Center provides many opportunities to graduate students, from mentoring on research and career objectives, to courses, conferences, our annual graduate student retreat, as well as opportunities in our visiting graduate student scholar program.
CPR would like to make better use of the depth of expertise on poverty related topics that resides in our affiliated graduate students from across the university. While most of our policy briefs are based on research that has completed the peer review process, we are introducing another type of brief that will summarize and disseminate basic facts about poverty. Rather than summarizing the results of a single study, these briefs will list essential facts that are relevant to a variety of poverty-related topics.
The Center hosts an annual graduate student retreat attended by faculty and students engaged in poverty research from a variety of disciplines. Faculty provide advice and workshops on grad school success and the career market, while students give presentations on their dissertation work to a crowd of enthusiastic and supportive colleagues.
Students from the departments of including Economics, Education, Human Development, Law, Nutrition, Psychology, and Sociology are nominated by our research affiliates to participate.