2022 Policy Apprenticeships | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin

The seventh cohort of graduate students in the LBJ School of Public Affairs's unique and accelerated DC Concentration have begun their Policy Apprenticeships in Washington, DC.

While in DC, these Master of Public Affairs and Master of Global Policy Studies students take evening coursework as well as their required, simultaneous six-month (June–December 2022) Policy Apprenticeship at a public or private policy organization throughout the city, before graduating early in December 2022.

 

Headshot: 2022 LBJ DC Fellow Matt Brodeur

Matt Brodeur, MPAff-DC Candidate

Policy interests: Climate change; democratization and good governance; campaign finance

Policy Apprenticeship: U.S. Representative William R. Keating (D-MA)

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Headshot: 2022 LBJ DC Fellow Eric BustosEric Bustos, MPAff-DC Candidate

Policy interests: Urban policy and strategies

Policy Apprenticeship: American Public Transportation Association (APTA)

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Headshot: 2022 LBJ DC Fellow Da’Shon CarrDa’Shon Carr, MPAff-DC Candidate

Policy interests: Equity and access in higher education; nonprofit and philanthropic innovation; social welfare

Policy Apprenticeship: Center on Budget & Policy Priorities

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Headshot: 2022 LBJ DC Fellow Blake ComrieBlake Comrie, MGPS-DC Candidate

Policy interests: U.S.-EU relations; global development; U.S.-China policy

Policy Apprenticeship: U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee (Republican Staff)

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Headshot: 2022 LBJ DC Fellow Jalaina DouglasJalaina Douglas, MPAff-DC Candidate

Policy interests: Reparations; civil rights; criminal justice

Policy Apprenticeship: Office of Majority Whip James E. Clyburn

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Headshot: 2022 LBJ DC Fellow Jaren GaitherJaren Gaither, MPAff-DC Candidate

Policy interests: Health care economics; equitable access to health care services

Policy Apprenticeship: MITRE

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Headshot: 2022 LBJ DC Fellow Luis GuerreroLuis Guerrero, MPAff-DC Candidate

Policy interest: Latino civic engagement

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Headshot: 2022 LBJ DC Fellow Samuel HershmanSamuel Hershman, MPAff-DC Candidate

Policy interests: National security, defense, and intelligence policy; domestic extremism

Policy Apprenticeship: Forbes Tate Partners

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Headshot: 2022 LBJ DC Fellow Eric HolguinEric Holguin, MPAff-DC Candidate

Policy interests: Public education; poverty reduction; foreign affairs and diplomacy

Policy Apprenticeship: National Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Association

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Headshot: 2022 LBJ DC Fellow Emma MorganEmma Morgan, MPAff-DC Candidate

Policy interests: K-12 education; special education; public education in rural areas

Policy Apprenticeship: Venn Strategies

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Headshot: 2022 LBJ DC Fellow Sarah MorningredSarah Morningred, MPAff-DC Candidate

Policy interests: Foreign humanitarian policy; educational equity

Policy Apprenticeship: Office of Management and Budget, Office of Performance and Personnel Management, Federal Workforce Branch

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Headshot: 2022 LBJ DC Fellow Cynthia Kay NiemeyerCynthia Kay Niemeyer, MPAff-DC Candidate

Policy interest: Energy

Policy Apprenticeship: ClearView Energy Partners, LLC

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Headshot: 2022 LBJ DC Fellow Philip RomikePhilip Romike, MPAff-DC Candidate

Policy interests: Public financial management; infrastructure resiliency; life-cycle procurement strategies

Policy Apprenticeship: Office of Management and Budget, Office of Federal Procurement Policy

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Headshot: 2022 LBJ DC Fellow Maxwell ShulmanMaxwell Shulman, MGPS-DC Candidate

Policy interests: International security; comparative (constitutional) politics

Policy Apprenticeship: Business Network for Offshore Wind​

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