Princeton University’s

Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy and International Affairs

Junior Summer Institute

A Ben Lujan Leadership and Public Policy Institute allowed students to attend the Public Policy and International Affairs with a full scholarship. Students nominated by Princeton participated in a seven week institute focused on developing critical public policy skills.

Rodrigo Blanco Rojas participated in the 2009 Junior Summer Institute.

Leadership and Policy Opportunities

Leadership Fellows Program

The Ben Luján Leadership Fellows Program is a MA Program in Education Leadership that prepares participants to be leaders in all level of educational organizations. Participants take courses in selected subects such as school reform, systems thinking, instructional leadership and educational vision with an emphasis on cultural competence as it relates to the unique needs of New Mexico school communities. We are not currently accepting applications.

ATHGO

ATHGO Youth Forum

The Center supports students to attend the Alliance to Harness Global Opportunities' (ATHGO) youth-focused forums. The forums are exceedingly interactive, educational experiences that introduce students to local and global issues.

Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International AffairsPrinceton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

The Center's partnership with Princeton University allows NMHU students to attend the Public Policy and International Affairs Junior Summer Institute with a full scholarship. Students nominated by NMHU and
accepted by Princeton participate in a seven-week institute focused on developing critical public policy skills.

Service Learning Projects

NMHU students can apply for support to conduct service learning projects that contribute to communities and develop important skills.

Summer Internships

NMHU students can apply for support to participate in meaningful summer internship projects that contribute to communities and assists students in developing professional experience.

Research Projects

NMHU students can apply for support to conduct research projects with potential policy implications for New Mexico.

Legislative Internships

NMHU students can apply for support to intern in the New Mexico Legislature. The opportunity may include meeting with student’s legislator, relevant committee members, and issue advocates, as well as observing hearings and participating in other activities.