Month: August 2021

The UConn Department of Public Policy Internship Program has Another Record Year

The Department of Public Policy’s (DPP) Internship and Professional Practice (IPP) program offers second year Master of Public Policy (MPP) and Master of Public Administration (MPA) students the opportunity to acquire work experience in a nonprofit organization, local town government, or a Connecticut state agency for the academic school year. First year and undergraduate DPP […]

Fall 2021 New Faces of the DPP

This Fall semester the Department of Public Policy (DPP) welcomes 131 new masters, certificate, and undergraduate students as well as four additional members of the DPP faculty. Over 35 undergraduate institutions are represented among our Master of Public Administration (MPA), MPA Fellows, Master of Public Policy (MPP), and Survey Research (MASR) programs. Students previously completed […]

Incoming MPA Student Spends Summer Interning in the Office of Lieutenant Governor

This summer, incoming Master of Public Administration (MPA) student and former Fast-Track John Kelly (MPA ‘22) is interning in the Office of Lieutenant Governor Bysiewicz. In this position he assists in various tasks, including handling constituent outreach and helping draft citations. Through this internship with the Lieutenant Governor, John has learned a great deal about the […]

DPP Hiring for Outreach Coordinator

The Department of Public Policy (DPP) at the University of Connecticut (UConn) is looking for a full-time Outreach Coordinator to coordinate recruitment efforts and assist with related marketing initiatives for the Department’s in-person and online professional graduate and undergraduate academic programs. This position is responsible for communicating with prospective students on a daily basis, generating […]

DPP Shares Career Opportunities through Listserv

Started in the summer of 2019, the Department of Public Policy’s (DPP) Careers listserv has shared over 300 messages, each including multiple job opportunities, with the Department’s vast network of alumni, current students, community partners, and anyone who wishes to subscribe.  Job opportunities are shared with the DPP by alumni, faculty, staff, as well as […]