Connecting with SIPA in 2020

It’s been a tumultuous summer but we are still here and carrying on. As we prepare to open the Fall 2021 application (which we will announce widely once that happens), we have been meeting many of you during our virtual information sessions and graduate school fairs. Over the next few months you can still find…

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We Want to Meet You

While the last few months have introduced a number of different challenges, the Admissions team continues to demonstrate our unwavering support for our prospect population. We will be participating in several virtual graduate fairs and panels to meet prospective students from all around the world. We hope that we can sustain communication and be a…

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Update on CPT and Hybrid course for international students

As you know, SIPA’s 21-month full time Master of International Affairs (MIA) and Master of Public Administration (MPA) require students to complete an internship. Beginning with the cohort matriculating for the first time in Fall 2020, SIPA will require students in these programs to fulfill their internship requirement after completing two semesters (in this particular example,…

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Ruby Khan (MPA EPD – MA Quantitative Methods ‘21) is uncovering key trends among impact investors during the covid-19 crisis as a Summer Research Associate at The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) and pursuing her passion for impact investing at SIPA.

The coronavirus pandemic unexpectedly changed and challenged the way we planned to live, work, and learn in 2020. And internships are no exception to that. The National Association of Colleges and Employers found that 22% of employers rescinded internship offers in light of COVID-19. The pandemic, financial crisis, and social justice movements have presented a…

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Columbia SIPA Spring 2021 Application Now Live

We are happy to announce that our Spring 2021 application is live for our MIA, MPA, and MPA-DP programs. For the first time, we are enrolling a spring cohort for the MPA-DP program. While the application process can be quite overwhelming, here are some helpful resources to support you: Application Deadlines Program Term Early Action…

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