Join us! WWS Graduate Admissions Open House (Nov. 12)

Oct 16, 2018
You are invited to our Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (WWS) Graduate Admissions Open House. This half-day event will introduce prospective students to our graduate degree programs. WWS administrators and students will discuss our academic programs and curriculum, student life, career services, admissions requirements, and robust financial aid. We hope you will join us. WWS Graduate Admissions Open House Monday,...

Calling College Juniors Committed to Leadership through Service! The Junior Summer Institute deadline is November 1

Oct 8, 2018
This upcoming summer the Woodrow Wilson School of International and Public Affairs (WWS) will once again host a Junior Summer Institute (JSI), a funded seven-week fellowship component of the Public Policy and International Affairs Program (PPIA). The PPIA Fellowship is the single largest leadership program of its kind in the United States for underrepresented groups in public policy and international affairs. The goal of the program is to...

Wheels up! Fall Travel Begins

Sep 21, 2018
As summer turns to fall, our team hits the road to recruit the next class of public servant leaders. We’ve already made stops in Atlanta and DC for APSIA Graduate School Fairs and will soon be making our way to the Midwest, Mexico, and Colombia with colleagues from four top policy schools. If you are near Chicago, Mexico City, or Bogotá, we hope you will join us at an informational reception. Please click on the respective link for more details...

Internships: Worldwide Woos*

Sep 20, 2018
September is a homecoming of sorts as our second-year MPAs return for the fall term. Each one was engaged in a summer internship, a signature requirement of the MPA program. In between year one and year two, our MPA students take on an internship related to their interests. Our Office of Graduate Career Services (OGCS) works closely with students throughout their first year to assess their interests, polish up their resumes, help prepare for...

WWS Graduate Application is Live!

Sep 12, 2018
At the Wilson School, orientation for our newest Woos is complete and fall classes have begun. As the season turns to fall, our graduate admissions office is already recruiting the next great class of public servants. Our 2018-2019 viewbook is hot off the presses, and our admission application for Fall 2019 entry is now live. Note, the application deadline this year is December 1, 11:59pm Eastern time. We hope you’ll take the time to learn more...

Celebration - part 2!

Aug 26, 2018
Published by: Steven Petric MPP '17
Our summer programming is well under way for our incoming MPA, MPP and PhD students. Last week we celebrated their arrival with our annual welcome picnic for all incoming students as well as spouses, partners and families. BBQ food and fun was on offer! Many thanks to Sonya Smith for the picture. If you are a prospective student interested in any of our graduate degrees, and see yourself in one of our cohorts (and at the welcome BBQ next year...


Aug 21, 2018
Published by: Steven Petric MPP '17
As Eid al-Adha celebrations approach, for those of you who observe, please enjoy the time with your family and loved ones. All the very best, and Eid Mubarak! Here at the Woodrow Wilson School, we like to celebrate. We celebrate things large and small, from finishing the qualifying exams at the end of the year to raising money via the student service auction for local organizations serving our greater community. Some students celebrate their...

International Woo

Jul 27, 2018
Published by: Steven Petric MPP '17
The Woodrow Wilson School has a good mix of domestic and international students in residence during any given year. We welcome students from all backgrounds; each unique perspective adds to the learning dynamic within our cohorts! We are often asked by international students about life in New Jersey. Does Princeton have a community in which I would feel welcome? How many students from other countries do you have in your programs? Am I a...

Building community for first-generation and low-income graduate students

Jul 24, 2018
Published by: Steven Petric MPP '17
This video was put together by and features Woodrow Wilson School students from the 2018 and 2019 MPA cohorts. These brave and courageous students have helped to advance a school-wide conversation around diversity and inclusion broadly and first-generation and low-income students at the WWS specifically. This conversation led to the formation of a student organization – first. – as a forum for first-generation and low-income students to find...

The Woodrow Wilson School Invests in its Students

Jul 20, 2018
Published by: Steven Petric MPP '17
The Graduate Admissions Office participated in New York City and Washington, D.C. events on Wednesday and Thursday. Thank you to all who came out; we enjoyed meeting you! Additional many thanks to MPA graduates Liv Dowling and Evan LeFlore for speaking on the alumni panels about their work at the Pentagon and the Federal Reserve Bank, respectively. Liv focuses her work on international relations in the Office of the Secretary of Defense for...