Public Service Weekend – Heinz College Washington DC
Leadership in the Age of Smart Cities
How Data and Technology are Impacting Equity in Urban Communities
PROGRAMMING AT A GLANCE
Apply to attend the Public Service Weekend hosted by Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy at their Washington DC location. This conference is designed to provide you with the opportunity to learn about potential careers in public policy, network with students and professionals in the DC area, and explore ways in which technology can help make communities more sustainable, efficient, and equitable.
- Inspiration and Insight: Learn about innovative solutions to address issues of equity in urban centers
- Critical Leadership Skills in Public Policy: The conference workshops will engage you in critical leadership skills needed in the public sector
- Prepare and Apply to Graduate School: The graduate school panel will allow you to connect with a panel Admissions Directors from PPIA schools to learn about opportunities to pursue graduate school programs in public policy and international affairs
- Team Challenge: Our team challenge will provide you with the opportunity to work with an experienced mentor and other attendees to develop an innovative solution to a societal issue.
WHO SHOULD APPLY?
The Public Service Weekend conference seeks applicants who are currently pursuing or are recent graduates of bachelor degree programs and who are motivated to become the next generation of leaders in public policy.
- Rising undergraduate juniors, seniors and recent graduates (1 year) in the Washington, DC Metro Area during the summer of 2018
- Traditionally underrepresented students are encouraged to apply
- All majors are welcome
Friday, July 20, 2018 from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm attend the Public Service Expo at the Marvin Center
Friday, July 20 (evening) – Sunday, July 22, 2018
Heinz College Washington, DC (near Union Station)
Priority Application Deadline: 11:59 pm EST on June 01, 2018
Final Application Deadline: 11:59 pm EST on June 22, 2018