The School of Public Affairs (SPA) will host SPA JumpStart 2022, a special on-campus initiative that offers a robust agenda oriented around career development and the introduction to integral campus and community services to support your successful onboarding as a new graduate student! The experience is designed to cater to all of SPA's on-campus master’s degrees and will “JumpStart” new students’ academic, professional and social engagement in graduate student life at AU/SPA.
The agenda includes a(n): career development workshop and panels, professional headshots, a SAMI (SPA's skill institute) sampler, campus resource fair, housing bus tour, current student and alumni panel as well as an exciting book talk and networking reception. The event is complimentary for one and all! JumpStart offers SPA’s Spring and Fall 2022 cohorts an opportunity to further engage with; SPA faculty, alumni, staff, and current as well as incoming students, campus and community resources, and your new Washington, D.C. home. The experience is sure to JumpStart your academic and professional careers!

We look forward to hosting and welcoming you to your new graduate school home!