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Student and Alumni Resources

Internships and Fellowships

Find out more about our internship and fellowship programs. 

Next Generation Leadership Academy

Hobby Fellows

Leland Fellows

Harris Fellows

Civic Houston Internship Program

Social Economy and Enterprise Academy


Elizabeth D. Rockwell Center Scholarships

Richard Murray Endowed Scholarships

Civic Houston Internship Program (CHIP) Award

Hobby School Excellence Scholarship (Undergraduate)

Garnet Coleman Award for Student Excellence

The Garnet Coleman Award for Student Excellence is presented to one graduating Hobby School student each year.

Hobby School Commencement

Find out details of upcoming commencement ceremonies.

Hobby School Student/Alumni Organizations and Social Media

Student Organizations

Pi Alpha Alpha: global honor society for public affairs and administration

The minimum requirements for undergraduate students to be inducted are to achieve and maintain a 3.7 or above GPA and the completion of approximately 70% of coursework in a public policy degree with at least 15 hours of major-specific coursework.

Hobby School Student Organization: student-created organization for Hobby School students

For more information on student organizations, visit the Get Involved page on the UH Center for Student Involvement site.

Alumni Organizations

UH Alumni Association: Hobby School of Public Affairs: official UH Alumni Association page

Facebook: Hobby School of Public Affairs Alumni Association: official Facebook account for the alumni-run alumni association

Twitter: Hobby School of Public Affairs Alumni Association: official Twitter account for the alumni-run alumni association

LinkedIn: Hobby School of Public Affairs Alumni Association: official LinkedIn account for the alumni-run alumni association

Other Professional Resources

UH University Career ServicesUH's career services office provides assistance with career advice, job searches, job fairs, interview techniques, networking, and much more

Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM): nonprofit organization dedicated to improving public policy and management by fostering excellence in research, analysis, and education

Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA): nonprofit organization of graduate education programs in public policy, public affairs, public administration, and nonprofit management browse federal, state, and municipal jobs and internships

International City/County Management Association: locate job opportunities with city and county governments find all types of internships

Opportunities in Public Affairs: search for legislative, public affairs, and public relations jobs in Washington D.C. and nationwide find jobs and internships, career advice, and information on degrees in public service and public affairs

Big Data Internships and Employment: Tips to find and make the most out of a big data-related internship federal government's official jobs site

Visit Houston: search for Houston-area attractions, events, restaurants, and much more