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Fall Internship Schedule

Fall Internship Class Syllabus

Monthly Intern Evaluation 

Final Intern Evaluation 

Internship Application

Please first save form to computer, then fill out form, save completed form then e-mail form to yourself to verify form is readable. 
E-mail the completed and saved form as an attachment to the mpaprogram@siue.edu.

Internships offered through the MPA program allow our students to:

Gain in Valuable & Practical

Experience Work with Area Public and Nonprofit Organizations

Earn up to 3 Hours of Graduate Credit

20 Hour Paid Per Week Internships

These positions involve an appointment as a Graduate Assistant by the Department of Public Administration and Policy Analysis. Interns are paid at stipulated graduate assistant rates and receive a tuition waiver.

Interns are placed with public and nonprofit agencies and perform a variety of duties such as:

Management Information Systems

Personnel Administration

Budgeting Activities

Other Activities as Required by the Agency

Currently our program has three graduate students working as graduate assistants. These individuals assist in the PAPA office, help fellow students or prospective students with questions regarding SIUE or the MPA program. These individuals also assist professors as needed and work on the the department newsletter, brochure, and plan department events. A graduate assistant can also be assigned to a particular professor to work on research or grant work.

 Currently there are MPA students working in internship positions. These positions are with the following agencies:

City of Ferguson

City of Troy

City of O'Fallon

St. Clair Housing Authority

Madison Community Development

Madison County Planning & Development

Leadership Council

For more information and an internship application, please contact: 
Dr. Julie Pietroburgo, Internship Coordinator 
Public Administration and Policy Analysis 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville 
Alumni Hall, Room 3128 
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1457 
(618) 650-3762 
E-mail: 
mpaprogram@siue.edu