Undergraduates at the UCR School of Public Policy are required to complete an internship as part of their degree requirement. 

The goal of the internship is to provide students the opportunity to practically apply the policy issues that they are learning about in class.  

The UCR School of Public Policy has a Career Counselor and Academic Internship Coordinator available to provide guidance, career advice and counseling and to assist with finding unique opportunities for all students.  

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SPP Undergraduate Internship Program

The UCR School of Public Policy offers select internship opportunities to undergraduate Public Policy majors who demonstrate strong academic aptitude and commitment to further advance their practical learning experiences. This unique internship opportunity is focused on professional development and is designed to provide undergraduate students hands-on policy work in local, regional, and special district agencies and organizations in the Inland Empire region.
Our students have been placed in agencies such as these below:

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