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Deadline Reminder for Fall 2017 Applicants

Submit All Materials by December 1, 2016

The submission deadline for GSPP's MPP application and supplemental materials is Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 11:59PM PST.  Note: Please be aware that some concurrent degree application deadlines are different from the single-degree MPP application deadline.

As you prepare to submit your application by December 1st, please consult our Admissions PageFAQs, and Program Bulletin for more detailed information and guidance.  

Summer Internship with The Reach Trust (USAID Global Development Fellowship)

Max Aaronson, MPP '17

In the past summer, over ninety Goldman School students interned in government, nonprofit and private agencies throughout the US and the world.

Max Aaronson spent his summer completing a USAID Global Development Fellowship in South Africa. Read more about Max’s summer internship in our news center.

FINAL MPP Admissions Information Session

Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 5:30 - 8:00pm

The Goldman School of Public Policy is gearing up for our final MPP Admissions Information Session, to be held right here at GSPP!  This is a great opportunity to speak with GSPP Admissions staff, students, and alumni to learn about admissions requirements, the MPP curriculum, and life at GSPP and beyond.       

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Event Details:  
    Date:  Tuesday, October 25, 2016 
    Time:  5:30 - 8:00pm
    Location:  Goldman School of Public Policy, Room 105
    2607 Hearst Avenue
    Berkeley, CA 94720
    Cost:  FREE

Summer Internship with Year Up’s Veterans Initiative

Johnathon Parker, MPP '17

In the past summer, over ninety Goldman School students interned in government, nonprofit and private agencies throughout the US and the world.

Johnathon Parker was part of a small team piloting an initiative to recruit young adult veterans into the Year Up program. Read more about Johnathon’s summer internship in our news center.

Final Idealist Grad Fair

Join us in San Francisco on October 19, 2016!

The Goldman School of Public Policy is gearing up for the final Idealist Grad Fair in San Francisco. This is a great opportunity to speak with GSPP Admissions staff and alumni to learn about admissions requirements, the MPP curriculum, and life at GSPP and beyond.       

Click here to RSVP 

Event Details:  
    Date:  Wednesday, October 19, 
    Time:  5:00 - 8:00pm
    Location:  Golden Gate Park, 1199 9th Ave
    San Francisco County Fair Building
    San Francisco, CA 94122
    Cost:  FREE

Summer Internship: Impact Evaluation in Kenya

Sara Litke, MPP '17

This past summer, over ninety Goldman School students interned in government, nonprofit and private agencies throughout the US and the world. 

Sara Litke spent her summer completing a USAID Research and Innovation Fellowship (a.k.a. GDF fellowship) in rural Kenya.  Read more about Sara's internship here.

Summer Internship:  Stakeholder Engagement and Data Analysis with OUSD

Ryan Sapinoso, MPP â€˜17

In the past summer, over ninety Goldman School students interned in government, nonprofit and private agencies throughout the US and the world. 

Ryan Sapinoso completed an Education Pioneers Summer Fellowship with Oakland Unified School District’s Continuous School Improvement Department.  Read more about Ryan's internship here.  

2016-2017 GSPP Program Bulletin

The 2016-2017 GSPP Program Bulletin is out! The Bulletin is an amazing resource for information about degree programs, faculty, application instructions, financial aid, career services, & student organizations.

2016-2017 GSPP Program Bulletin.

Learn More About GSPP at an Idealist Grad Fair Near You

The GSPP Admissions Team and Alumni will be attending four Idealist Grad Fairs over the course of September and October.

Attend an Idealist Fair near you to speak with GSPP Admissions representatives and/or GSPP Alumni about admissions requirements, the MPP curriculum, and life at the Goldman School. 

SEPTEMBER

New York Idealist Grad Fair - Thursday, September 8, 2016
Washington, DC Idealist Grad Fair - Tuesday, September 27, 2016

OCTOBER

Chicago Idealist Grad Fair - Wednesady, October 5, 2016
San Francisco Idealist Grad Fair  - Wednesday, October 19, 2016
 

Can't make it to an Idealist Fair? You're welcome to attend one of our Admissions Information Sessions in Berkeley, CA.

We hope to see you at one or more of our Fall Recruiting Events this season!

Fall 2017 Application Will Open on September 6th

The application for the Goldman School of Public Policy will open on Tuesday, September 6, 2016! You will be able to access the application online through the Graduate Division.

The deadline for the MPP application and supplemental materials is Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 11:59PM PST. Note: Some concurrent degree programs have different application deadlines.

Special Note: GRE scores can take as long as 2.5 weeks to arrive. Please take the GRE by November 7, 2016 to allow time for your scores to arrive by the December 1st deadline.

We look forward to receiving your application!