If you are looking to hire someone with the skills and aptitude needed to conduct statistical analysis, dive into a complex research project, write clear and concise memos and reports, perform program evaluations, analyze financial information, and understand the political and economic factors that drive public policy and organizational management, we invite you to partner with us.
Our students complete a core curriculum providing a broad base of skills in management, quantitative analysis, budgeting, policy analysis, and program evaluation. These skills can be used in any variety of organizations committed to solving our society’s most complicated problems. Students in our MPA program are required to complete a 400-hour internship. This experience supplements and guides students’ career interests related to specific policy areas and skills. Currently the Evans School offers 8 policy areas of emphasis. For more information about the Evans School’s commitment to diversity, and its impact on our teaching approach to policy, please see our Blueprint for Diversity.
Evans School MPA students and graduates are highly skilled and eager to contribute their talents. We invite employers to engage with us in the following ways:
Join career services partners from around the University of Washington for a series of free online Employer Education Workshops designed to support you in being as successful as possible in your development of internship programs at your organization, and your recruitment efforts on campus. Registration is rolling for all webinars.
Millennials have Graduated – Meet Gen Z! – free online webinar
Did you know that most Millennials have already graduated college? The majority of today’s college students are part of Generation Z and they will soon constitute a significant part of the workforce. Join us to learn more about this emerging group so you can better understand how to attract, support, and retain them.
- Wed, Sept 12 2018, 10:00-11:00 PST
- Wed, Feb 6 2019, 10:00-11:00 PST
How to Start an Internship Program – free online webinar
Interested in starting an internship program but a little unsure about what all is involved? Thoughtful planning will help you create internships that are truly a win-win. In this webinar, we’ll explore internship basics, identify key elements of a successful internship program, and discuss the nuts and bolts of intern hiring.
- Wed, June 27 2018, 10:00-11:00 PST
- Wed, Oct 31 2018, 10:00-11:00 PST
- Wed, March 6 2019, 10:00-11:00 PST
How to Be an Awesome Intern Manager – free online webinar
Employers who are thoughtful when designing internship programs and intentional in implementing them reap benefits in terms of intern engagement, productivity, and loyalty. Join us to learn about key elements of a high impact internship, reasons why each is important, and tangible ideas for building each into your internship program. The session will feature interns and managers sharing tips on how to create internships that make students feel valued, motivated, and committed to the organization.
- Nov 2018, Exact Date TBD (in partnership with MPACE)
- Wed, April 24 2019, 10:00-11:00 PST