Global Public Affairs in DC

by Landy Joseph, MURP ’20 and Madeleine Sims, MURP ’20 The trip to DC was full of lessons and inspiration that will continue to serve as fuel for us to push forward in the pursuit of our passions for entering the field of global work. At the end of a four-day jam-packed itinerary, a once […]

Discovering the Culture of International Development Organizations

by Candice Richardson, MPP ’20 Over Spring Break, I had the opportunity to go to DC over the spring break and meet with individuals at many different international organizations, including NGO’s, think tanks, non-profits, and government agencies. Most of the organizations we met with were primarily focused on international development; although some were also domestically […]

Meeting Global Public Policy Practitioners

by Jesslyn Mitchell, MPP ’20, and Robert Gibbons, MPP ’20 When we spoke with research analysts and development workers in Washington DC, it surprised us to hear them speak about their jobs and daily activities with such passion and resonance. We did not expect to receive such thoughtful and personal insight into the individuals behind […]

International Development Careers are not “One Size Fits All”

by Mckenna Morgan, MPP ’20, and Caitlin Thompson, MPP ’20 The two of us had the opportunity to travel to Washington DC over Spring Break with Global Public Affairs at Luskin. We learned valuable information about the diversity in the types of jobs associated with international policy and development work. This diversity has shown us […]

Exploring Careers in International Development

by Charlotte Fagan, MURP ’20, and Tetsuro Hirose, MPP ’19 This past week, through an opportunity with Global Public Affairs at Luskin, we visited Washington DC to visit with over 10 organizations working in International Development. As two students who have never worked in DC, this trip was an eye-opening experience to learn about the […]