SPP Career & Internship Counseling

Please select the type of appointment you would like to book from the following menu:

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate Students: Internship Session

Select this option if you are an undergraduate SPP student who wants to discuss:

  • Enrolling in the SPP Internship Course (PBPL 198i)
  • Exploring public policy internship opportunities independently
  • The SPP Undergraduate Internship Program
  • Internship opportunities with UCDC and UC Sacramento

Please read about the SPP Undergraduate Internship Requirements page online before making an appointment to see if your internship questions are answered here: https://spp.ucr.edu/internship_requirement.html


For career advice and counseling, please visit the UCR Career Center website to find resources or to make a career counseling appointment: http://careers.ucr.edu/aboutus/aboutus.html


(20 minutes)

Graduate Students

Graduate Students: Internship Session

Select this option if you are a FIRST YEAR graduate MPP student who wants to discuss:

  • The MPP internship requirement
  • Exploring internship opportunities for summer
  • Internship search and application strategies
(30 minutes)

Graduate Students: Fellowship Session

Select this option if you are a graduate MPP student who wants to discuss:

  • Fellowship opportunities exclusively available to MPP students (WRCOG, Randall-Lewis Health Fellowships)
  • External academic or professional fellowships
(30 minutes)

Graduate Students: Career Session

Select this option if you are a graduate MPP student who wants to discuss:

  • Career exploration and opportunities in public policy
  • Job application document reviews (i.e., résumé, cover letter, etc.)
  • Job application, interviewing, and networking strategies
(40 minutes)