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Public Policy & Economics


The oldest TFAS program, the Engalitcheff Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems (ICPES), was established in 1970 and is intended for students interested in careers in government, public policy and academia. This program offers students a thorough examination of the American political tradition and market economics through comparative study.

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By combining real-world experience, relevant coursework and networking opportunities, ICPES can help you leverage your DC experience into a future internship or full-time job after graduation. Visit our website to learn more and apply today!