Last Tuesday, Ford School BA and Masters students participated in the second annual Policy Pitch Competition. The event, hosted by Graduate Career Services (GCS) & the Program in Practical Policy Engagement (P3E), gave presenters an opportunity to...
Brooke Bacigal (BA '20) talks about her organization (Re)Vive that aims to improve the lives of refugee students by helping them with everyday tasks that can be barriers to these people such as emails, cover letters, and job applications.
Gerson Ramirez (MPP '20) speaks about his experience working for Detroit Public Schools Community District and his passion for helping students from disadvantaged backgrounds succeed in their education.
Brandan Pierce (MPP '20) describes his work and research with Boston Public Schools in the Office of Human Capital and the goals they are working on such as diversifying faculty/staff for the benefit of the students.
Presenters deliver pitches highlighting their internship organization, policy interest areas, policy impact and engagement, skills gained and takeaways from their internship as they move forward with their careers.
Jonatan Martinez (MPP '20) describes his internship with the LEAN Team at the Mayor's Office in Detroit, and explains how his own background has sparked his devotion to breaking the cycle of poverty and serving his community.
Karl Hoesch (MPP '20) discusses his passion for access to affordable housing as well as climate change, which directly tied into his work with the Office of Climate and Energy at the State of Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Ene
Avril Prakash (MPP/MBA '21) discusses her experience working for General Motors in Detroit in their Energy and Environment Team under the Public Policy Center and how her experience has deepened her passion for ensuring equal opportunity in this d
Returning Ford School master's and BA students completing summer internship experiences will have the opportunity to reflect on their internship experience and celebrate the start of the upcoming school year.