Major: Public Policy

Location: CT, United States

Course; Grading: PP 3091; Satisfactory (S) / Unsatisfactory (U)
Course co-requisites; Grading: N/A; N/A
Possible number of credits: One – Twelve
Course prerequisites: Department consent required.
Minimum class standing and GPA: Accepted UConn Public Policy Undergraduate Fast-Track student; 3.0 GPA or above in Public Policy courses
Academic work requirement: Varies based on internship.
Can non-majors receive credit? No, internships are only available to Public Policy Fast Undergraduate Track Students (on a limited basis) and MPA and MPP Graduate students.
Internship is a graduation requirement for
this program:
Yes, MPA and MPP Graduate students need six credits of internship to complete their degree.
When course is offered: N/A
Additional information: Those with significant professional experience may be able to waive the six credits of internship to graduate requirement.


Sample Internship opportunities for Public Policy majors:
State Agency, Municipal and/or Program Assessment

Sample organizations where Public Policy majors have interned:
State agencies, Municipalities and Nonprofits, such as CT Department of Children and Families, City of Hartford, FoodShare

Ways to find an internship:
Internships can be found on Handshake, or through online resources found at

For more information about internship policies in this department, please contact:
David Garvey, Ph.D., Non-profit Leadership Program Director
Hartford Time Building, Room 428

Sponsor:College of Liberal Arts and Sciences