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Term: 2nd term
Credits: 1 credits
Contact: Judy Holzer
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:

Introduces work undertaken in public policy settings and prepares MPP students in Health Policy and Management for the internship requirement in the second year of the program and life after graduation.

Learning Objective(s):
After completing this course, you should be able to:
Define Public Policy;
Identify major arenas of public policy work;
Discuss the scope of public policy work: what do policy analysts do?;
Develop a professional resume targeted toward future employers;
Begin the process of career networking: start a jobs database, investigate interest areas; and
Discuss the power of personal contacts.

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on class participation and written assignments
Location: East Baltimore
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Maximum: 30
Enrollment Restriction: Only MPP students will be permitted to enroll in this course
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail
Special Comments: This course will be offered on the Homewood campus.