Strong Link Between Theory and Practice
The MPL program offers both academic and real-world experiences, drawing on a network of engaged alumni, advisors and prominent professionals. The MPL program has an active Advisory Board comprised of leaders in all aspects of urban planning. They provide strategic direction to the urban planning program, serve as guest speakers in class and mentors and internship supervisors to students, and assist in student placement. There are approximately 300 prominent practitioners who serve as advisory board members, mentors, internship providers, externship providers, guest speakers to classes and to student groups who assist students in their career and professional development.