The Goldman school once again welcomes 30 outstanding college juniors from across the nation to the Public Policy International Affairs Junior Summer Institute, a seven-week, intensive immersion into the world of public policy.
The program, with its focus on empowering and better serving historically under-served communities, offers rigorous coursework designed to sharpen the analytic and quantitative skills vital to success at top-level graduate programs in public policy, international affairs and law. The curriculum includes classes in policy analysis, economics, quantitative analysis, public policy and law; guest lecturers speaking on electoral politics, judicial policy, climate change policy; and visits to San Francisco and Oakland government offices.
Gilroy City Council Member Peter Leroe-Muñoz speaks to PPIA about the hows and whys of running for political office.
PPIA is a national program that prepares young adults for advanced degrees and careers in public service, with an emphasis on reaching ” students from groups who are underrepresented in leadership positions in government, nonprofits, international organizations and other institutional settings.”