Encouraging civic involvement
Chancellor’s Civic Leadership Medallion
Up your civic engagement while working toward a Chancellor’s Civic Leadership Medallion. Designed to recognize civic accomplishments and leadership, the medallion can be earned through participation in various civic activities, such as attending public meetings, moderating public forums, or working a city or state election.
Public policy internships
Gain valuable professional experience and earn credit toward your degree by participating in local and state public policy internships or fellowship programs supported by Maricopa. These programs include the Ronald Reagan Fellows Program, the Udall Native American Congressional Internship, various congressional office internships, and more.
Student Public Policy Forum
Open to students of all backgrounds and majors, the Student Public Policy Forum (SPPF) provides an overview of local, state, and national public policy-making, and gives you opportunities to become an educated and involved citizen. Plus, you’ll have a chance to travel to Washington, D.C.!