COVID-19 Information



Create policy solutions that increase equality, promote equity, and forge enduring social change.

Request Info

Learn more about the MSSP program and the SP2 experience.

Apply Now

Ready to experience SP2? Learn more about the application process.

Visit SP2

Join us for an upcoming in-person or virtual event.

Dennis Culhane stands in front of a class of students. All are wearing face masks.

World-Class Faculty

Social Policy Internship

You’ll hone your policy analysis skills and gain valuable work experience through a 6- to 8-week, 150-hour policy required internship, typically completed the summer after you finish your coursework. This internship is tailored to your interests and past social policy experiences and can be completed anywhere in the world. You may even be able to complete the internship at your current place of employment.

Ready to join the MSSP community?

Related News

Basket of certificates on table

2022 Social Policy & Practice Awards

Congratulations to this year’s Social Policy & Practice award winners. The following individuals will be recognized for their outstanding achievements at SP2 Commencement on Saturday, May 14th, 2022. School of Social […]

School of Social Policy & Practice sign on the Caster Building seen with pink azaleas.

SP2 Mentor Collective Connects Students with Supportive Alums

Navigating the student experience at a rigorous Ivy League institution like Penn – and planning for what comes next—comes with unique challenges and adjustments for every student. But for first-generation […]

Loran Grishow-Schade

SP2 Alum Honored for Ongoing Gender Identity Research, Work

For years, Loran Grishow-Schade, MSW ’20, MSSP ’21, has proven to be a prolific leader and fully-immersed pioneer in work around gender identity, and this year has been no different. […]