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Beyond the Classroom

Learning isn’t limited to the classroom at Mills. Take a look at some of the opportunities you can have while studying politics, economics, policy, and law.

As a global center for innovation in technology, science, and the arts, the San Francisco Bay Area is home to a wide range of corporations, nonprofit organizations, and public agencies that provide opportunities for students to gain work experience. Our career services office can help you identify internship experiences relevant to your goals.

Activities & Resources
The Lorry I. Lokey School of Business and Public Policy at Mills College organizes conferences and lectures featuring business leaders, policy makers, and social activists who are working to create sustainable, socially responsible organizations. These events provide opportunities for you to explore issues such as inequality and environmental sustainability and learn about the ways businesses, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies are working to solve these problems.
What Can I Do with a PEPL Degree from Mills?

PEPL majors graduate with valuable analytical, quantitative, and interdisciplinary research skills. The knowledge they acquire in their chosen concentration prepares them to inspire action in their careers and communities. In recent years, graduates have used their Mills education to succeed in such positions as:

Managing Director
American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California

China Analyst

Executive Director

Center for Young Women's Development

Senior Community Development Specialist
City and County of San Francisco

City of Pasadena

International Trade Analyst
CNS Global Advisors

Doc Farm Films

Head of Originals

Louis Berger

Land Use Policy Director
Sacramento Housing Alliance

Associate Professor of Law
University of Hawai‘i

BART District 7

Community Programs Manager
California Consortium for Urban Indian Health

Vice President, Chief Inclusion and Collaboration Officer
Cisco Systems

Community Services Manager
Mayor's Office, City of Oakland

Management Analyst
City of San Rafael

Principal Policy Officer
Department of Health, Northern Territory Government, Australia

Associate Director of Field Research
Harvard Law School

KGO Radio

McDermott Will & Emery

Managing Director, Vice President, Cloud Services

Associate Counsel
Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, US Department of the Navy