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318.810.01 FIELD PLACEMENT - MPP

Term: 1st term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Carey Borkoski
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:
Description:

All students must complete an internship to qualify for the MPP degree. Students are required to work at their internship placements for a minimum of 300 hours. Students are required to submit a policy portfolio to the MPP Office at the end of their internship: (1) A memo or paper that reflects on lessons learned during the placement and on the applicability of key concepts and skills learned during the first year of the masters program. (2) A sample of a written work product that was produced on the job. Typically, this would be a background paper or memorandum.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Apply the knowledge and skills obtained in the first year core courses to real-world public policy issues and problems

Methods of Assessment: policy portfolio submitted at the conclusion of the field placement experience
Location: East Baltimore
Enrollment Minimum: 1
Enrollment Restriction: enrolled MPP students only
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail