For Current Students

This page contains helpful links for current students and alumni.

Program Materials

MA STUDENT HANDBOOK

QUEENS COLLEGE GRADUATE BULLETIN

COURSE REQUIREMENT CHECKLIST

INTERNSHIP APPLICATION

TEACHING ASSISTANCE APPLICATION

Thesis Writing

It is highly recommended that all thesis writers attend our Thesis Boot Camp. Students who attend boot camp regularly and keep up with the assignments are more likely to finish thesis writing on time and in one semester.

WRITING A THESIS. This document provides an overview of the requirements for the MA thesis and an outline of the various components.

THESIS APPROVAL FORM. Once your thesis is completed, you will need to submit a thesis approval form to your advisor.

Job Search

We regularly post jobs and internships of interest on our Facebook page and also on our listserv. We also offer resume and cover letter workshops at least once per semester. Look for the invitation in your email. In the meantime, here are some resources to help you get started.

JOB SEARCH RESOURCES. This helpful guide will get you started on the job search process. We highly recommend Asher’s The Overnight Resume as a resource for helping you create a professional resume and cover letter.

PhD Programs

If you think you would like to pursue your doctorate, we have regular panels and workshops with advice on how to choose programs and prepare successful applications.

APPLYING FOR A PhD PROGRAM

COMPARING GRADUATE PROGRAMS

GRADUATE SCHOOL INFORMATION RESOURCES

Networking

We encourage students to attend our alumni panels and networking events. We also encourage students to join professional associations and take advantage of their many opportunities for networking, education, and presentations.

Resources and Useful Links

Data Sets for Research

Social Explorer

Professor Cohen’s YouTube Page (contains Stata instructional videos)