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The Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy is excited to announce the launch of our new Master of International Affairs (MIA) program. The MIA is the first of its kind in the SUNY system, and offers one of the…

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PPIA is pleased to announce that the School of Public Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology has joined our consortium of nationally-ranked graduate programs to support the mission of increasing inclusion and diversity in graduate education. The School of…

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Nicholas Bassey is currently a Team Lead at USAID. He formerly served as Director for the Institute for International Public Policy Fellowship. The Institute for International Public Policy (IIPP) was a fellowship focused on increasing diversity in international affairs. Fellows…

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By M.J. Crawford 2011 University of Maryland-College Park PPIA Junior Summer Institute Fellow Class of 2016, MSFS, The Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University   My summer with the PPIA Junior Summer Institute (JSI) at the University of Maryland-College…

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New executive degree is designed for professionals with nine or more years of experience in the field American University’s School of International Service (SIS) has announced a new online executive degree track, the Master of International Service (MIS), designed for…

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Stephen Y. Kim 2009 University of Michigan PPIA Junior Summer Institute Fellow 2015 M.A.L.D., The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University Six years have passed since completing my PPIA Junior Summer Institute at the University of Michigan. However,…

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Committed to public service, contributing to change The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy serves as one of the nation’s key centers for the theory and practice of planning and public policy scholarship and analysis. As part…

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The following post by PPIA Board of Directors member Carmen Iezzi Mezzera originally appeared on the website Careers in Government. Business. Politics. Education. Public Health. Communications. Job-seekers are realizing a new reality: most careers – down to the local level…

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A major milestone took place for the faculty, students, alumni and staff of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan: the school celebrated its 100th anniversary on October 31, 2014. In 1999, the University…

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The great challenges of our time demand a global perspective. The School of International Service (SIS) at American University produces cutting edge research and prepares the next generation of leaders to address global challenges. A top ten school of international…

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The Josef Korbel School of International Studies is one of the world’s leading schools for the study of international relations. Located in Denver, Colorado, the Josef Korbel School invites students from around the globe to think beyond the Beltway with…

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Seyron Foo, 2008 Princeton University Junior Summer Institute Fellow I vividly remember long nights during my PPIA summer working with my cohort to finish the slew of economics, statistics, and policy assignments that never seemed to end. It feels like…

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