Political Science / Debate Graduate Assistantship Available

Political Science / Debate Graduate Assistantship Available

The Master of Public Policy (MPP) program at Michigan State University seeks competitive applicants for a graduate assistantship affiliated with the Debate Team beginning in the fall semester of 2017. The award is available for MPP candidates in the discipline, is funded for two years and includes a tuition waiver, student health insurance and competitive stipend.

The assistantship has responsibilities to Debate. During both years, the assistant will be associated with Debate and have responsibilities to the team, including argument construction, assisting team practice sessions, and traveling to some tournaments. Satisfactory progress toward earning a degree is a condition of maintaining the assistantship.

Students interested in this opportunity must complete the normal application process for graduate study in the Department of Political Science. The process is described on the Department webpage. Please indicate an interest in the Debate Graduate Assistantship in the required Statement of Interests.

The deadline for applications is June 15, 2017.

For more information on the degree and program, please visit:http://polisci.msu.edu/index.php/mpp-program/welcome or contact Karen Battin, the Graduate Program Assistant (battink at msu.edu; 517-355-2167). For information about the Debate Team, please contact Casey Harrigan, Director of Debate (harriga8 at msu.edu; 517-432-9667).