Potential clients are invited to contact the Mills Public Policy Program faculty to discuss possible research areas. MPR topics should be specific and bounded policy or program questions that lend themselves to in-depth analysis, such as:
You can view summaries of recent policy reports to understand the type of projects we students undertake. Visit The Policy Forum, a student-run online journal, to read additional work and analysis by Mills public policy students.
|August–November||Students negotiate with clients about topics and objectives.|
|Early December||Memoranda of Understanding drafted by students and reviewed and approved by clients and faculty advisors.|
|January||Students begin research.|
|February–March||Students continue to work on projects and attend a weekly research seminar.|
|Early April||Students submit draft papers for feedback from faculty advisors and clients.|
|Early May||Final papers are due to faculty advisors and clients.|
To find out more about how Mills MPP students can help your organization, please contact MPP Program Director Mark Henderson (510.430.3169, firstname.lastname@example.org).