2023 PPIA Virtual Graduate School & Career Fair

Presented in underwriting partnership with ProFellow




About PPIA

For more than 40 years, the Public Policy & International Affairs Program (PPIA) has cultivated relationships with some of the country’s leading academic and research institutions, creating a strong pipeline for careers in government, nonprofits, international organizations, and geopolitical settings. 

Our mission is to cultivate the next generations of diverse public service and international affairs professionals by investing in their education, essential skills, and networks to effect global and domestic change.

PPIA’s programming centers on four core elements: the Junior Summer Institute (JSI), the Graduate School Consortium, Public Service Weekends (PSW) and an alumni association composed of over 4,000 JSI Fellows from across the U.S. 

Our distinguished alumni have gone on to achieve great success, from the boardroom to the courtroom to the campaign trail and beyond.  Learn more about PPIA's efforts at ppiaprogram.org.

Who Should Attend

Why Attend

Learn about the graduate school admissions process

Attendees of the PPIA Virtual Fair receive unparalleled access to decision-makers in the admissions process at the nation’s top policy schools. Prospective applicants have an opportunity to ask questions about various policy programs, what makes a strong candidate, and are able to carefully consider which programs align with their interests and careers.

Find fellowships, internships, and jobs in public policy and international affairs

As many graduate programs emphasize career experience as an essential part of a competitive application, the Expo encourages attendees to visit the various fellowship programs and employers that offer information about careers and internships in public service.

Together We Can Empower Diverse Changemakers

Questions? info@ppiaprogram.org




Event Program

9 AM PT / 11 AM CT / 12 PM ET
  • How to Get Into the World’s Most Competitive Graduate Programs: The 7 Elements of a Winning Application, webinar presented by ProFellow.com. All exhibitors and registrants are invited to attend. 
10 AM PT / 12 PM CT / 1PM ET
  • Exhibitor booths open to registrants
2 PM PT/ 4 PM CT / 5PM ET
  • End of event, exhibitor booths close

Event Sponsors


Our Event Exhibitors

  • Arizona State University, Thunderbird School of Global Management
  • Baruch College – Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs 
  • Carnegie Mellon University, Heinz College of Information Systems Management and Public Policy Management
  • Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
  • Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs
  • Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy - MPA Program
  • Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy
  • George Washington University, Elliott School of International Affairs
  • Graduate School of Public & International Affairs, The University of Pittsburgh
  • Harvard Kennedy School
  • Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
  • Jackson School of Global Affairs, Yale University
  • Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies
  • Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Master of Public Affairs, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University
  • NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
  • Pardee RAND Graduate School
  • Penn State School of International Affairs
  • Penn State School of Public Policy
  • Pepperdine University, School of Public Policy
  • PPIA Program, Junior Summer Institute 
  • Princeton School of Public and International Affairs,Princeton University
  • ProFellow
  • Rice University, Master of Global Affairs Program
  • Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Rutgers University, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
  • School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University
  • School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University
  • St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, St. John's University
  • The Bush School of Government & Public Service, Texas A&M University
  • The Fletcher School, Tufts University
  • The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University
  • The New School, Milano School of Policy, Management, and Environment
  • The University of Michigan, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy 
  • The Volcker Alliance
  • UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs 
  • UNC Chapel Hill School of Government
  • University of California, Berkeley 
    Goldman School of Public Policy
  • University of California, Riverside School of Public Policy
  • University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy
  • University of Maryland, School of Public Policy
  • University of Southern California, Sol Price School of Public Policy
  • University of Washington, Evans School of Public Policy and Governance
  • West Chester University, Public Policy and Administration Department

Our Institutional Partners