Humphrey School News

Summer Break Means Real-World Experience for Many Humphrey School Students

September 8, 2016
Washington DC

Most students say that one of the most rewarding parts of their time at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs is the chance to gain valuable hands-on experience in their field of study, through a variety of professional opportunities.

Through traditional internships or field experiences in developing countries, students fill their summer breaks with exciting learning experiences. We caught up with a few students to hear more about how their summer internships will help them as they return to school, and may even impact their career paths.


Heather Heyer
Heather Heyer, MPP '17
Denver Elections Division
Mark Besonen
Mark Besonen, MPP '17
Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Marina Kelly
Marina Kelly, MHR '18
U.S. State Department

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