School of Public Affairs

Student Services

Strong alumni network and on-campus support.

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School of Public Affairs Student Services

From start to finish, find the support you need to complete your degree.

Personalized Support

Graduate advisors work closely with students to develop individualized academic plans. With faculty input, students can customize their concentrations for a unique degree program.

Internships

The majority of SPA graduate students complete an internship during their course of study. Career Advisors work closely with students to identify positions that align with interests and career goals.

Career Services

Students receive a high level of personal attention and support to find internships and jobs. Career services include resume review, networking events, on-campus recruiting, and alumni connections.

Students also benefit from our connections - not only is 45% of our alumni network working in the DC area, our career advisors and faculty have strong networks. Networks include access to:

  • Federal government
  • Local and state agencies
  • Nonprofits
  • NGOs
  • Private sector consulting firms

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