An international city with rich cultural roots, Boston is the newest location to join AGBU GLP’s roster of diverse host cities. Home to some of the world’s most prestigious educational institutions, Boston is an international center of health, commerce and academia, making it an ideal host city for students of all disciplines and backgrounds. Given Greater Boston’s powerful global businesses across a wide range of industry sectors, the city offers a diversity of experiences in countless fields.
Along with the support and engagement of the local Armenian community, participants will benefit from a formal Mentorship Program with AGBU Young Professionals. Throughout their 8-week adventure, they will meet dynamic leaders from various industries while they explore the city.
Walking the Freedom Trail, whale watching, sailing on the Charles River, enjoying a day with the Red Sox in Fenway Park and catching Movie Night at the Esplanade are only a few of the varied and exciting activities in store. Weekends are an opportunity for group trips exploring the beautiful New England region, with a day trips to the beaches of Copa Cod and Newport, RI to tour the famous mansions.
Connecting with one of the oldest Armenian communities in the United States is arguably one of the most rewarding experiences Boston can offer our Global Leaders. The many historic locations, including Boston’s Armenian Museum of America and the Armenian Heritage Park, which, provide opportunities to delve deeper into the Armenian heritage. Furthermore, our AGBU GLP cohort will both participate in community service projects and engage in many local traditions.
Participants reside in the apartment-style residences of Northeastern University with easy access to public transportation and near the enchanting Newbury Street, Fenway Park, the Charles River Esplanade and the Museum of Fine Arts. Housing is also close to Watertown, which is famous for its variety of Armenian restaurants and grocers.
Accommodation features include shared air-conditioned suites (2-4 people per suite), a communal kitchen & sitting area, semi-private bathrooms, laundry in building, Wi-Fi and 24/7 building security.