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

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:

  • Aurora Consulting, Eden Prairie, Minnesota
  • Center for Economic Conversion, San Francisco
  • Handloom Weavers Development Society, Kerala, India
  • League of Minnesota Cities, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Minnesota Department of Economic Development
  • Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
  • Town of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
  • St. Paul Department of Planning and Economic Development, Minnesota
  • St. Paul Port Authority, Minnesota
  • Twin Cities Greenways Initiative, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • South Washington County Watershed District, Minnesota
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, D.C.
  • United Nations Development Programme, New York, New York
  • VAG INC. Architects and Planners, Avon, Colorado