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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN

SOCIAL Policy

Create policy solutions that increase equality, promote equity, and forge enduring social change.

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Social Policy Internship

You’ll hone your policy analysis skills and gain valuable work experience through the required 150-hour policy internship, typically completed the summer after you finish your coursework. This internship is tailored to your interests and past social policy experiences and can be completed anywhere in the world. You may even be able to complete the internship at your current place of employment.

Alisha Martinez

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Alisha Martinez, MSSP ’07

“I chose Penn because I was curious about the intersection between policy, practice, and research. I had just left the classroom as a third-grade teacher and wanted to better understand rigorous research, how educational policies were made, and what types of initiatives were implemented at the school and district level to ensure all students have access to a high-quality education. I loved all of the courses I took at SP2 and the full-time faculty I was able to learn from. They were each so passionate, so smart, and so invested in making the world a better place through research, practice, and policymaking.”

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