318.867.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 2nd Term | 1 Credit(s)
Th 9:30:00 AM
  • Contact Information
    Carey Borkoski
  • Course Learning Objectives

    After completing this course, you should be able to:

    • Define Public Policy;
    • Identify major arenas of public policy work;
    • Discuss the scope of public policy work: what do policy analysts do?;
    • Develop a professional resume targeted toward future employers;
    • Begin the process of career networking: start a jobs database, investigate interest areas; and
    • Discuss the power of personal contacts.
  • Course Description
    Introduces work undertaken in public policy settings and prepares MPP students in Health Policy and Management for the internship requirement in the second year of the program and life after graduation.
  • Intended Audience
    Students enrolled in the MPP program
  • Methods of Assessment
    Student evaluation based on class participation and written assignments
  • Course Schedule

    Please see the course Session for a full list of dates and items for this course.

  • Academic Ethics Code

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

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