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The Humphrey School of Public Affairs is the University of
Minnesota's school of policy and planning.

MPP Professional Internship

As part of the program, you must complete a 10-week (400 hours) internship in a professional setting, doing work related to your academic training and career interests. Typically students complete internships after the first year of the program.

Sample Internships:

  • Office of the Legislative Auditor, Minnesota
  • World Health Organization, Ministry of Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
  • Girl Child Network, Kenya
  • U.S. State Department, Bureau of International Organizations, Rome, Italy
  • Maine Centers for Women, Work, and Community, Augusta, Maine
  • U.S. General Accounting Office, Washington, D.C.
  • The White House, Washington, D.C.
  • Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Tallahassee, Florida
  • U.S. State Department, U.S. Embassy in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Botswana National AIDS Coordinating Agency, Botswana
  • Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights
  • Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Vienna, Austria
  • AFL-CIO, Washington, D.C.
  • Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, Minnesota
  • City of Minneapolis, Management Analysis Division
  • Wells Fargo, Inc., Office of Government Relations, Minnesota

Our career services staff can help you find an internship.