Global Policy Research Institute
The Schowe House
1341 Northwestern Ave.
West Lafayette, IN 47906
- Phone: 765.496.6788
- Fax: 765.463.1837
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Purdue’s Office of Global Affairs and Global Policy Research Institute (GPRI) are expanding their Policy Scholar Internship Program in Chicago, Indianapolis, and Washington, DC. This program, open to undergraduate and graduate students from all colleges, is designed to provide Purdue students with experiential learning opportunities related to policy. In addition, this program enables students to experience DC’s unique political culture, explore career interests, and develop professional networks.
The Office of Global Affairs will provide interns with housing and a scholarship to aid in financial challenges students may encounter if participating in an unpaid internship.
Upper-division (completed 60 credits by time of internship) or graduate student from any college who is returning to Purdue in Fall 2014 or Spring 2015
Cumulative GPA 3.0 or better & in good academic standing
Interest and aptitude for public policy
Intern to develop mutually agreed upon, concise and measurable learning objectives with supervisor
Post-internship feedback survey
Internship report (1 page summary of internship activity/experience), due 2 weeks after completion of internship
Complete 1 – 3 credit independent study in Fall 2014 or Spring 2015 with faculty member identified by student
October 18, 2013 – Application Deadline
October - November 2013 – Applicant Interviews
November 2013 – Notification of Decision
The GPRI Graduate Student Research Fellowship is a flexible fellowship (1-6 months) that supports graduate student research related to the completion of their thesis or dissertation. This fellowship is intended to support research that furthers the mission of GPRI and includes a policy component, global scope, and interdisciplinary perspective, inclusively.
Follow fellow Katie Cahill's journey as she shares her experience during her GPRI Research Fellowship in India and Bangladesh from June-November, 2013. Her blog is located at: http://www.researchforbeginners.org