Service to the World
A Catholic and Jesuit institution, Georgetown educates students with the knowledge, skills, and values to serve the global common good. A Georgetown education provides expertise around international issues with an ethical dimension, cultivates a global mindset that engages difference, and launches careers that change the world for the better.
In line with the Jesuit emphasis on educating women and men for others, Georgetown offers students numerous volunteer and service opportunities, both locally and around the world.
Georgetown’s schools, departments, centers, and institutes explore global issues ranging from human rights to development and the environment in order to advance the common good.
Georgetown’s Qatar campus undertakes education, research, and service in order to advance knowledge and provide students and the community with a holistic educational experience that produces global citizens committed to the service of humankind.
Khadija Khan (C’17), a summer 2016 Raines fellow, spent her junior year studying post-apartheid conflict resolution and decolonization at the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town, South Africa.