Student Opportunities

The Brazil Office works with internal Harvard partners and local organizations to provide a wide range of opportunities to students interested in topics related to Human Capital Development in Brazil, including research and learning opportunities, summer internships and more. Undergraduate and graduate students studying economics, government, education, public health, psychiatry, psychology, neuroscience, pediatrics, computer science and anthropology, among other disciplines, are all encouraged to contact the Brazil Office about potential opportunities.

Student Highlights

CAPES highlights Anna Maria Garcia Cardoso, medical student at the Federal University of Pelotas, for her productive Science Without Borders exchange experience in the United States, which included work on early child development at Harvard. 

Michelle Lee (College 2016) awarded 2015 Davis Projects for Peace Grant for work in Fortaleza, Brazil.

Michael Gellman (College 2017) develops a prototype for an Early Childhood Development program mapping tool as part of his computer science coursework.