Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 PPIA Public Service Expo will be held online. Attendance is limited to PPIA Fellows and Alumni, and exhibition is limited to our Graduate School Consortium Members. Learn how to become a Graduate School Consortium Member here. Join our mailing list to be notified of future opportunities.
Thank you to our 2019 Expo sponsors!
Who should attend?
The EXPO brings together representatives of some of the nation’s top graduate programs in public policy and international affairs and employers seeking highly qualified individuals who are committed to public service under one roof. Undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals alike can benefit from the expertise and guidance they can access through this event.
Learn about the graduate school admissions process!
Attendees of the EXPO receive unparalleled access to decision makers in the admissions process at the nation’s top policy schools. Prospective applicants have an opportunity to ask questions about various policy programs, what makes a strong candidate, and carefully consider which programs align with their interests and careers.
Find internships and jobs in public policy and international affairs!
As many graduate programs emphasize career experience as an essential part of a competitive application, the Expo encourages attendees to visit the various employers that offer information about careers and internships in public service.
Be part of a community!
Recognizing the importance of networks, the Expo provides a crucial meeting point for over 600 students each year to exchange ideas, information, and inspiration. The EXPO also offers students attending PPIA’s Junior Summer Institutes at Princeton University and Carnegie Mellon University the opportunity to meet each other and connect with program alumni in Washington, DC.