Junior Summer Institute (Public Policy & International Affairs Program) – Applications Open Now!

The UW Evans School is excited to announce the official relaunch of the Junior Summer Institute (JSI) as part of Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) program that promotes the inclusion and full participation of underrepresented groups in domestic and international public service. starting Summer 2022. (You can also read PPIA’s official announcement here).  The UW Evans School’s JSI program is fully-funded, rigorous seven-week summer program with a curriculum that includes economics, policy analysis and implementation, quantitative methods, and community engagement – all designed to sharpen students’ quantitative, analytic, and leadership skills.

Evans School JSI participants will also gain exposure to the breadth and richness of public service in the Pacific Northwest through experiential learning opportunities, including mentorship, shadowing public service professionals, and engagement with community-based practitioners, regional leaders, and elected officials.

What: Junior Summer Institute (JSI)

Who: Students entering their senior year of undergraduate study

When: Mid-June to end of July 2022

Why: Gain deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in public and international service fields

Enhance knowledge and skills to support future pursuit of careers in public policy

Exposure to curriculum that includes economics, quantitative methods, policy analysis & implementation, leadership & community engagement

Gain mentorship and shadowing exposure to practitioners in the field of public policy and public affairs.

Applications for Summer 2022 are open!

By Meaghan Wood (She/Her)
Meaghan Wood (She/Her) Career Coach