Mysore, India Externship – Anna Marella Lagrotta, ‘16

In the Mysore, India Externship Semester, Fellows have an opportunity to live, study and work in Mysore, India for one semester while earning credit toward their MPA. This program focuses specifically on development management and is ideal for those Fellows who are concentrating their studies in either International Development or Public and Nonprofit Management. Participants enroll in a minimum of two courses and engage in an 8 to 10 week internship, facilitated by the Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM). Anna Marella Lagrotta, ‘16 shares her externship experience. (more…)

Meet a CIPA Student: Ana Canedo Guichard ’17

Meet Ana, a second year CIPA fellow from Mexico interested in social policy. Here, Ana tells us about her summer internship in Washington DC, skill sets she developed during CIPA, and insights she gained from her professional and academic experiences. 


Arpit at the Parliament of India

Meet CIPA student Arpit Chaturvedi ’18

Meet Arpit, a first year CIPA fellow from India who shares his academic background, work experience, transition from an MBA to an MPA, and why he chose CIPA. From private to public sector, and adventures in the kitchen to blogging for the Huffington Post, Arpit talks about his passions and what brought him to Ithaca.