Alumni Information Hub
Department of Public Policy alumni are 1,000+ strong. They are leaders of public, nonprofit, and corporate organizations in Connecticut, the U.S., and around the world.
The goal is to help current and future DPP students see the wide variety of careers that our graduates embark on, and to help DPP alumni connect with their former classmates.
Learn more about the DPP Alumni Council.
The Department of Public Policy (DPP) is pleased to invite you to participate in the DPP Alumni-Student Mentoring Network. The program was developed in response to alumni and student feedback in favor of more engagement and professional opportunities. With a national network of over 1,000 alumni, MPA, MPP and MSR alumni represent a wealth of professional experience across the public, nonprofit and private sectors. Our current students will be lucky to have you as a mentor.
We receive constant appeals for our students and graduates to apply for jobs both locally and nationally. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to share career opportunities with the Department of Public Policy (DPP) and we will share them a couple different ways:
DPP Careers Listserv:
A listserv has been created for sharing job opportunities with anyone who is interested in joining: DPP_CAREERS-L@listserv.uconn.edu. To join, please follow the steps below:
- Create a new e-mail to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.UCONN.EDU
- Leave the subject blank
- Enter in the body of the e-mail this command, filled in with the respective information:
- To subscribe: SUB DPP_CAREERS-L Firstname Lastname
- To unsubscribe from a list: UNSUB DPP_CAREERS-L
- To turn on the Digest feature: SET DPP_CAREERS-L DIGEST
- To turn off the Digest feature: SET DPP_CAREERS-L MAIL
For students and alumni, we will post job opportunities on the DPP’s LinkedIn site. Please request to join our private group: “University of Connecticut Department of Public Policy.”
Pi Pi Alpha is the honor society for graduate professional students in public administration and public policy.
The purpose of Pi Pi Alpha is to encourage and recognize outstanding achievement and to support graduate public service education. To be honored with membership, students are required to complete at least half of their coursework while achieving a grade point average of 3.7 or above.