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IPSS is offered every spring semester.

The IPSS Spring 2016 program is now accepting applications through March 31.

Information Sessions

Students interested in learning more about IPSS are encouraged to attend a fall or spring information session. These one-two hour sessions familiarize interested students with the program, its expectations, and rigorous academic components. 

Next Info Session: February 12, 2015, 12-1 @MG100


Estimated time commitment: 2-3 hours including writing test

1. Complete and submit the following documents:

  • An updated Resume or CV
  • A degree map outlining all semesters of completed and potential graduate coursework showing how the student plans to participate in IPSS. 
  • A personal statement to the "IPSS Selection Committee." More details for this are included on the application page.
  • Completed online IPSS application, including contacts for the applicant's top three placement organizations.

2. Take a writing test. One hour problem analysis exercise. Email with availability after completing the online application. 


View the online application with detailed instructions.