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Brown School Student Experiences

The breadth and depth of experiences that our students have during their time at the Brown School are unparalleled. Read firsthand from some of our students.

Finding Fieldwork: My First Practicum Fair

​At the Brown School, students select their own practicum site. This flexibility can feel a little daunting (Where do I begin? And how do I choose?) But, ultimately, this an opportunity to dedicate our practicum hours to an organization whose mission aligns with our career goals. And, to help you along the way, the Brown School hosts a practicum fair, gathering many potential field organizations in one room, on campus, for the specific purpose of meeting students. […]

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Making St. Louis Home: St. Louis Symphony at Forest Park

​I’ve spent my entire life in two cities: Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. These two places will forever hold a special place in my heart. I love the beaches of my hometown Los Angeles. I love the mountains, the palm tree-lined sky, the Getty and LACMA. And I absolutely love the diversity of people. D.C. introduced me to killer Ethiopian food, the magic of the Smithsonians, Jazz in the Garden, the world of politics, and the beauty of living in a pedestrian friendly city. Still, what I loved most about these two cities is the fact that there were endless opportunities to explore something new. […]

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