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Research Assistantship (0706-2022)


Must be admitted to a graduate program.
Graduate GPA must be 3.0 or higher.
Must be seeking an MPA or related degree
Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills

Position Description

The Department of Public Administration and Policy Analysis provides graduate students seeking a degree in public administration or a related field with opportunities to participate in "paid professional internships” with local governments and nonprofits. Interns perform a wide variety of tasks, such as conducting surveys, writing grants, program evaluation, managing information systems, personnel administration, economic development, and working with citizen groups. Interns are selected on a competitive basis and gain valuable career experience while earning their graduate degree. 

Position Contact Information

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Required Documents

Please submit your resume and completed internship application electronically to The Dept. of Public Administration and Policy Analysis Internship Application is located on the department's website under Student Resources/Internships & Assistantships.

**All communications sent to the prospective employer should include the posting number for the position. 


Since each individual hiring unit manages their own hiring process, please contact the hiring unit if you have questions about this posting. 
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