Student Experience

As a student at the Schar School of Policy and Government, your education will go far beyond theoretical knowledge. From day one, you'll be gaining real-world skills and insights from faculty who are not just talented educators–they are highly regarded practitioners within their chosen careers.

You'll become part of vibrant, powerful communities both big and small. Students are encouraged to pursue internships and research opportunities to enhance their classroom learning, and they are given the support and guidance they need to obtain them.

Our career development team works with students throughout their time at Mason to ensure they head right into their next step, whether it be further education or their dream job. These services are available to all of our students and alumni throughout their careers. 

Whether you’re just beginning your career or are a seasoned professional looking to advance your skills and knowledge, the Schar School of Policy and Government will change your life.