DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC THE PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION PROGRAM FOR NEW INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS WILL BE NOT BE OFFERED IN 2021. THE PROGRAM WILL RESUME IN 2022. other language and communication resources will be offered to new international students in 2021.  

The Professional Communication Program for New International Scholars, a collaboration between the GSAS Office of Student Affairs and the Professional Communication Program for International Teachers and Scholars at the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, introduces incoming international graduate students to life at Harvard and helps them activate their English language skills in preparation for their graduate programs. This intensive program provides opportunities for non-native English speakers to develop professional communication skills, to explore campus and classroom culture at Harvard, and to foster connections and build community across disciplines. The program is aligned with the GSAS Oral English Language Requirement and is designed to feed directly into the Bok Center’s Professional Communication Program for International Teachers and Scholars.  

Goals of PCP displayed in venn diagram

If you would like to inquire about eligibility or what the program entails, contact the Office of Student Affairs at studaff@fas.harvard.edu.