Internship, Career and Grad School Prep

  • MA in Public Policy/ Public Admin info session

    Master of Public Administration (MPA)
    •  A dynamic and integrated approach to the field of public management
    • Learn to create, manage, and lead programs and agencies
    • Combine practical experiences, internships, theory, analysis, and case studies
    Master of Public Policy (MPP)
    • High quality instruction in quantitative methods, policy analysis, policy development, and program evaluation
    • Learn to judge policies and programs, plan and evaluate alternatives, and implement changes
    Master of Arts in Survey Research (MASR)
    •  Learn to identify and gather data about attitudes, opinions, behaviors, or demographics
    • Understand bias and variability that may impact your data
    • Courses are offered entirely online
    Fast-Track to MASR, MPA, and MPP Degrees
    • Start earning graduate credits towards your degree
    • No additional cost to your undergraduate tuition
    • Courses may count towards your undergrad degree
    • Potential to finish your masters one year post undergrad
    • MPA and MPP: Classes are offered at Storrs and Hartford.
    • MASR: Courses offered entirely online.
    •  Internship and Professional Practice (IPP) Program: Students intern with an organization for an entire academic year gaining managerial and/or analytic experience. Compensation includes 585 hours of skilled experience, stipend, benefits, and a tuition scholarship. Open to MPA and MPP students.
    • Sponsored Internship (SI) Program: Available to first year and some
    • Fast-Track students. A 10 hour a week internship with a stipend. This is open to MASR, MPA, and MPP students.
    Upcoming Information Sessions
     Fast Track, MPA, and MPP Programs from 12:30pm-1:30pm
    • Storrs: March 12, Homer Babbidge Library, Class of 47’ Room
    • Hartford: April 8, Hartford Times Building, Room 215
     Fast-Track and Survey Research Programs
    • Online: April 11 from 12:00pm-12:30pm
    • In-Person from 12:30pm-1:30pm
    • Storrs: March 28, Homer Babbidge Library, Class of 47’ Room
    • Hartford: April 15, Hartford Times Building, Room 215
    For more information, contact: Lian Kish at

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