Let's Connect!

How do we connect with potential Sanford graduate students? We attend a lot of recruiting events! Some are in-person, some are virtual - from Idealist fairs around the country to APSIA gatherings - we look forward to meeting you! Most of the events are from September - December, and we list them here as the events are finalized.

Recruiting Events


MPP EventS

August 2, 2023Foreign Affairs: Summer 2023 Grad Schol Fair, 11 AM -2:00 PM ET (Virtual)
September 21, 2023 NC Central University: Career & Internship Fair, 10 AM - 1 PM ET (In-person)
October 4, 2023NC A&T: Graduate School Exploration Fair 2023, 12 PM - 3 PM ET (In-person)
October 14, 2023

Harvard PPLC Opportunities Fair (In-person)

November 14, 2023

APSIA: Science, Technology, and Cybersecurity Panel (Virtual)



September 7, 2023MIDP Virtual Info Session  8 PM - 9 PM ET
September 14, 2023MIDP Virtual Info Session  12 PM - 1 PM ET
September 21, 2023

MIDP Virtual Info Session  8 AM - 9 AM ET

September 28, 2023APSIA Online Graduate School Fair 11 AM -1:45 PM ET (Virtual)
October 6, 2023MIDP Virtual Open House 9 AM - 10:30 AM ET
October 10, 2023MIDP Virtual Info Session  9 AM - 10:30 AM ET
October 17, 2023MIDP Virtual Info Session  12 PM - 1 PM ET
October 24, 2023MIDP Virtual Info Session  8 PM - 9 PM ET



The MSNP program hosts recruiting events in the spring and summer. Details will be posted as they are available. 

Find a mentor with a current Sanford student

Considering grad school and wondering what it's like? Our RAMP, Readying Applicants through Mentorship Pairings (RAMP) program connects MPP applicants with current MPP students as part of our fall-semester mentorship program. This program is designed to connect applicants with current students who share similar policy interests, backgrounds, and lived experiences.

Find out more about RAMP