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MPA Internship Information

The MPA program requires an internship (300 hours required), which can be completed during any semester, but is typically done during the summer after the first year. (Internships cannot begin until a student has completed 2 full semesters of coursework.) MPA faculty and staff will help students locate an internship that fits their interests. Past Texas Tech MPA students have interned with these organizations:

  • City of Clifton
  • City of Farmersville
  • City of Levelland
  • City of Odessa - Community Development
  • City of Lubbock (Human Resources Department, City Secretary Office, City Attorney's Office, etc.)
  • County of Lubbock (County Auditor's Office, Office of Dispute Resolution, etc.)
  • City of San Marcos
  • City of Vernon
  • City of West University Place
  • The Clinton Foundation
  • Community Partners of Lubbock, The Rainbow Room
  • Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute, Washington, DC
  • Covenant Health Partners
  • Covenant Health System - Community Health Outreach
  • Disability Rights Texas
  • Equest Therapeutic Horse Riding
  • itsQuest Professional Staffing
  • Kelley, Pharr, Tesch, PC
  • Lubbock Heart Hospital
  • Lubbock Moonlight Musicals
  • Moore County Hospital District
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • Nocona Economic Development Center
  • North & East Lubbock Community Development Corporation
  • Office of Athletics Compliance at Texas Tech University
  • Permian Basin Regional Planning Commission
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Public Sector Personnel Consultants
  • Rep. Randy Neugebauer
  • Representative Blake Farenthold
  • South Plains Food Bank
  • South Plains Association of Governments
  • Texas Attorney General's Ofc
  • Texas Tech Health Science Center School of Medicine
  • Texas Tech Upward Bound
  • TTU Business Services
  • TTU President's Office
  • TTU University Medical Center
  • Turner & Jordan, PC
  • University Medical Center



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