LBJ DC Fellows start their six-month Policy Apprenticeships in Washington | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin

The sixth cohort of graduate students in the LBJ School of Public Affairs's unique and accelerated DC Concentration have begun their Policy Apprenticeships and coursework 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 2021) Policy Apprenticeship at a public or private policy organization throughout the city, before graduating early in December 2021.

"I chose the DC program because it provided me with the opportunity to work on policy goals at the federal level with some of the biggest players in the policy game." —Sean McDaniel, MPAff-DC

2021 Policy Apprenticeship Placements


Headshot: 2021 LBJ DC Fellow Jack Tyler BainesTyler Baines, MPAff-DC

Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC)


Headshot: 2021 LBJ DC Fellow Baongan ChuorBaongan Chuor, MGPS-DC

Veterans for American Ideals


Headshot: 2021 LBJ DC Fellow Andrew KellerAndrew Keller, MPAff-DC

Aspen Institute


Headshot: 2021 LBJ DC Fellow Daniel LecomteDaniel Lecomte, MPAff-DC

Partnership for Public Service


Headshot: 2021 LBJ DC Fellow Sean McDanielSean McDaniel, MPAff-DC



Headshot: 2021 LBJ DC Fellow Brianna MurphyBrianna Murphy, MPAff-DC

Results for America


Headshot: 2021 LBJ DC Fellow Archnashree NellanArchnashree Nellan, MPAff-DC

National Endowment for the Arts


Headshot: 2021 LBJ DC Fellow Janneth PeralesJanneth Perales, MPAff-DC

The Education Trust


Headshot: 2021 LBJ DC Fellow Amy PhillipsAmy Phillips, MPAff-DC

Sirona Strategies



"I'm very happy I chose to work for Results for America! I think it's a great match, and I'm very pleased with the types of assignments I have been given thus far. I'm going to learn a LOT." —Brianna Murphy, MPAff-DC