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Apr
30

Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC)

The CIPPIC Summer Program offers outstanding law students an unequalled opportunity to work on cutting edge research and advocacy issues related to law and technology. CIPPIC advocacy typically involves submission of briefs to government and other policy-makers, intervention in precedent-setting cases before judicial and quasi-judicial tribunals, provision of public legal education resources, publication of reports, participation in multi-stakeholder policy-making forums, provision of expert testimony before parliamentary committees, and advising under-represented organizations and individuals on relevant public interest issues.

Working closely with CIPPIC lawyers, summer associates learn how to be effective researchers, policy analysts, and advocates while contributing to public interest policy and law reform in such areas as copyright law, privacy, consumer protection, telecommunications regulation, net neutrality, smart cities, artificial intelligence, digital governance, free speech and civil liberties on the Internet. Summer associates may additionally have opportunities to attend conferences and workshops such as the CIPPIC summer speaker series and

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Apr
5

STPP Graduate Certificate program | The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan

Overview

The STPP graduate certificate program is designed for students already enrolled in a degree program at the University of Michigan. Master’s or doctoral students from any field are welcome to apply. No background in science or in policy is required. 

In 12 credit hours of course work (two core courses and two electives), students learn how science and technology are influenced by politics and policy, analyze the role of science and technology in the policymaking process, develop policy writing skills, gain methods and tools for science and technology policy analysis, and explore the political and policy landscape of specific science and technology areas, including biotechnology, information and communication technology, energy policy, and more.

Learn how to apply to the STPP Certificate program.

The program provides students with tools to analyze complex science and technology policy issues, and consider the following types of questions:

  • How are science and technology influenced
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