Boston College Graduate Education Association

Committee Opportunities

The GEA Committees are a fantastic way to get involved with a minimum of time and a maximum of fun.  Consider attending one of the bi-weekly meetings or contacting the Co-Chairs for more information.

Academic Committee

Examples of events:

  • Monthly Faculty Lectures/Brown Bag Discussions
  • Monthly “Teas on Tuesday” with Grad Students and Faculty
  • Conference Travel Grant Application Procedures
  • Resume/Cover letter Critiques/Interviewing Skills Workshop
  • Study Breaks for Midterms and Finals
  • Annual Research Symposium



Examples of events:

  • Halloween Coloring Book & Candy Bag Making for Kids
  • Diversity/Inclusion Talks & Discussions
  • Clothing & Penny Drives
  • Holiday Cookie Swap
  • Annual Global Night
  • Off-campus service events



Examples of events:

  • “Back to School Bash” each semester
  • BC Football Tailgates
  • Theme Parties with Prize Giveaways (usually centered around major holidays)
  • Bowling at Lucky Strike
  • Boat Cruises
  • Mixers with Boston-area Graduate Students