Professional Development in D.C.
The Postgraduate Professional Development Program (PPDP) is a special program for recent graduates (within the past 18 months) and graduate students from all majors and backgrounds. It is designed specifically to help these individuals explore career options, gain valuable skills and make professional contacts.
The PPDP is an investment in the future. It helps postgraduate interns decide on a career direction and acquire the skills and experience needed to pursue it.
Careers in D.C.
Career options abound in Washington, D.C. In some cases, PPDP interns receive job offers at their internship site or at another organization. Even if a job is not secured immediately, doors are often opened, contacts are made and networks are strengthened.