NASPAA

The Global Standard in Public Service Education

We promote the ideal of public service globally. We want the best prepared students to enter public service, and we want the best faculty to teach and research in our field. Everything we do focuses on these goals.

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2021 NASPAA Career Professionals Conference

Register now - early bird rate ends Nov. 23rd

NASPAA’s annual Career Professionals Conference is designed to provide information about career paths for students in public administration and public policy programs, allow for networking among staff and faculty leading career development efforts at NASPAA schools, and learn about programs and best practices offered by NASPAA colleagues around the country. Career development professionals are the primary audience for this conference, but we encourage faculty or staff from NASPAA schools who are interested in delving more deeply into career development, as well as NASPAA member employers who would like to deepen connections with career professionals to attend!

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#NASPAA2021 Wrap-up

The #NASPAA2021 was an entirely online experience where the NASPAA community was able to share, learn, connect, and showcase in a safe and sustainable way on Oct. 25 – 29, 2021. 

All live sessions were recorded and available for all registered conference attendees to view any time through March of 2022!  To return to the NASPAA Conference website on Pathable, go to naspaa2021.pathable.co to sign in. 

 

 

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