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Boston College Experience

NECIR - Investigative Journalism Institute

In collaboration with Boston University

Students walking by Gasson Hall

Program Overview

This two week long, non-credit program is a collaboration between the New England Center for Investigative Reporting and Boston College. It is instructed by award-winning reporters and veteran journalism teachers from NECIR. The program will meet on Boston College’s Chestnut Hill campus and will include trips off campus to conduct interviews. Students will learn valuable journalism skills, explore Boston with new friends from around the country, and build their resumes for college – all while exploring investigative topics related to social justice.

A Day in the Life...

8:30 am - Breakfast

10:00 am - Morning Class

12:00 pm - Lunch and social time

1:30 pm - Afternoon Class 

3:30 pm - Afternoon Seminar - The College Essay

5:30 pm - Dinner

7:00 pm - Time to study or head to the Plex to work out or play games/movies in the dorm



Program Dates: Coming Soon

Eligibility: Students entering grades 10, 11 & 12

Application Requirements can be found here.

Application Deadlines for 2018:

February 1, March 1 and April 1

Program Costs Coming Soon

Click here to learn how to apply


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