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PPIA Incoming Fellows


Welcome to the Heinz College Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Junior Summer Institute (JSI). The program lasts seven weeks and is held on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA.

The JSI at Heinz College will welcome up to 30 undergraduate students this summer, providing all with the opportunity to develop the skills needed for admission into the nation's top policy programs. Students will receive intensive training in a variety of topics including policy, quantitative skills, communication skills, and leadership skills. Up to 10 students will specialize in Data Analytics through the addition of a specialized course.

Junior Summer Institute (JSI) Dates: Monday, June 29, 2020 – Friday, August 7, 2020

PPIA Incoming Fellows Checklist