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International Spotlight: Japan

2009 cohort engaging in group discussion, facilitated by Professor Nishishiba

2009 cohort engaging in group discussion, facilitated by Professor Nishishiba

The Tokyo Foundation and the Center for Public Service at PSU’s Hatfield School of Government have jointly developed a specialized professional development training program for Japanese municipal government managers. This program is designed to prepare local government managers in Japan for the increased responsibility placed upon them as a result of a major initiative to decentralize governing responsibility in Japan. Since 2004, a talented group of municipal managers from around Japan are appointed by their mayor to partake in this educational experience.

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Oregon Fellowships: Grab a Grad Student for the Summer

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What if you could enlist the intelligence, fresh ideas, and energy of a really exceptional graduate student from one of the nation’s top universities to perform an analysis, complete a project, or work on a problem currently facing your organization? For about $18 an hour, we can provide you just such an individual for 10 weeks of work this coming summer.

Oregon Fellows are comprised of diverse, national-class talent. Most come from universities listed in U.S. News and World Report’s 2010 ranking of America’s best graduate schools in public affairs, business, industrial engineering, information technology and other disciplines relevant to government and non-for-profit organizations. Continue reading

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