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Latest Activity: Oct 22, 2013
Public Service Careers job bank NASPAA resources for studentsMPA/MPP school searchList of accredited MPA/MPP programs
Started by Stuart Heiser, MPP Oct 22, 2013.
Started by David Newman. Last reply by Paul Binkley Jan 30, 2012.
I am currently getting my MPA from Binghamton University. I am interested in hearing what opportunities you guys found with your degree after you completed!
As someone who has worked with government and is currently in an MPP program, I'm always interested by the intersection of academics and practitioners and how much bearing the two have on one another: http://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/bridging-the-gap-between-acad...
If you're a member of this group, I am assuming that it's pretty likely you got an MPA. Our graduate fellow who is getting her MPA at George Washington is asking what type of job you got afterward. It would be fun to see the diversity of responses. I hope you'll share a bit about your career path post-MPA here:
NASPAA has posted the updated list of accredited MPA/MPP programs.
Thinking about PMF? Check out GovLoop's new "Path to PMF" Guide and website: http://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/announcing-2013-path-to-pmf-g...
If you're a member of this group, you are the perfect person to chime in on this forum:
"Did You Get an MPA or MPP? Did It Make a Difference in Your Career?"
Steve Ressler provides some great USAJOBS tips for MPA/MPP students/grads: http://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/5-tips-on-usajobs-for-mpa-mpp...
Master’s candidates in public administration, public policy, and other related disciplines are invited to submit proposals for consideration in the 4th Annual MaryKathryn Kubat Award for graduate student research. Students will have the opportunity to discuss and present their research and a chance to win a $1,000 prize. All finalists will enjoy free admission to the symposium and recognition on the AABPA website. For more information go to http://www.aabpa.org/graduate-student-research-competition.
Interesting question for this crowd: What should a new master's program in government contracting include to attract students? http://www.govloop.com/forum/topics/what-should-a-new-master-s-prog...
NASPAA is seeking an MPA/MPP student for a paid summer internship, working on communications and outreach. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled!
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