As first year MPA and MPP students are keenly aware, our masters programs require an internship. Typically, this component is completed in the summertime between the first and second years of study. Why is it important to complete an internship?
Internships can help you explore your passions. You may have a few ideas about what kind of work you want to pursue after you complete your degree. Internships are a great way to get your hands dirty in your field of interest– you may be surprised by what you like or do not like!