WWS Blog

Summer Flight

Jun 8, 2015
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WWS Admissions

One of the exciting features of our Master in Public Affairs (MPA) program is a 10-week-long summer internship during the summer between the first-and-second-year of our two-year program. Each student is required to intern at a professional level for an agency or organization that is relevant to their course of study and career interests. 

Our 67 first-year MPA students will conclude their first-year requirements with summer positions all over the world with U.S and Foreign governments, international organizations, non-profits and NGOs.

Here are some of the exciting organizations our students will be interning at this summer:

  • European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD), London, UK

  • U.S. Department of State, U.S. Embassy, Paris, France [Rangel Fellow]

  • U.S. Department of Defense, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy, Washington, DC

  • UNDP, Suva, Fiji

  • UNICEF, New York, NY

  • U.S. Mission to NATO, Defense Plans, Brussels, Belgium

  • World Bank, Washington, DC

  • Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center, McLean, VA

  • The Ford Foundation, New Delhi, India

  • Innovations for Poverty Action, Ganta, Liberia

  • World Economic Forum, Geneva, Switzerland (Duke Geneva Program)

  • Millennium Challenge Corporation, Lusaka, Zambia

  • U.S. Office of Management & Budget, Washington, DC

  • Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment & Opportunity, Philadelphia, PA

  • White House, Domestic Policy Council, Washington, DC

  • New York City Public Advocate’s Office, New York, NY

  • National Immigration Law Center, Washington, DC

  • Uncommon Schools, [Education Pioneers], New York, NY

  • U.S. Department of the Treasury, IA, Washington, DC

  • Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD), Paris, France

  • World Bank, Bangkok, Thailand

  • UN Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva, Switzerland (Duke Geneva Program)

  • UN South Centre, Geneva, Switzerland (Duke Geneva Program)



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